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Adaptation and origin in the plant world

Emmett Virgil Martin

Adaptation and origin in the plant world

by Emmett Virgil Martin

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Published by Carnegie Institution of Washington in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Plant ecology.,
    • Sand dunes.,
    • Botany -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Emmett V. Martin [and] Frederic E. Clements.
      SeriesCarnegie Institution of Washington., Publication no. 52l
      ContributionsClements, Frederic E. 1874-1945, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK901 .M43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6398238M
      LC Control Number40003866
      OCLC/WorldCa2700391

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ADAPTATION OF CORN Defi nition and Adaptation Worldwide Adaptation in corn means good performance with respect to yield and other agronomic characteristics in a given environment. The environment includes all conditions to which the plant is subjected during the growing season (from pre-seedling emergence to harvest maturity).

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Genome doubling is a relatively common occurrence in plant evolution and results in polyploidy, which is consequently a common feature in plants.

It is estimated that at least half (and probably. An adaptation of a book or play is a film or a television program that is based on it.

Branagh won two awards for his screen adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry the Fifth. uncountable noun Adaptation is the act of changing something or changing your behavior to make it suitable for a new purpose or.

Mint, (genus Mentha), genus of 25 species of fragrant herbs of the mint family (Lamiaceae). Native to Eurasia, North America, southern Africa, and Australia, mints are widely distributed throughout the temperate areas of the world and have naturalized in many places.

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Charles Darwin’s famous theory of natural selection shook the world of science to its core, challenging centuries of orthodox beliefs about life itself/5(4). ADAPTATION OF PLANTS TO SALINITY 79 A. MEASUREMENT To be able to improve salt tolerance, we must first be able to measure it in a meaningful way.

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