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A 50 MW very large-scale photovoltaic power plant for Al-Kufra, Libya: energetic, economic and environmental impact analysis

Y. Aldali, D. Henderson and T. Muneer.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 7256 words.

Libya has a growing demand for electricity and presently generates almost all of its electrical energy using fossil-fuelled generation plant. An opportunity exists to use the naturally high...

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ABA Regulates Subcellular Redistribution of OsABI-LIKE2, a Negative Regulator in ABA Signaling, to Control Root Architecture and Drought Resistance in <i>Oryza sativa</i>

Chengxiang Li, Hongyun Shen, Tao Wang and Xuelu Wang.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 8295 words.

The phytohormone ABA is a key stress signal in plants. Although the identification of ABA receptors led to significant progress in understanding the Arabidopsis ABA signaling pathway, there...

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abandonment of work

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 49 words.

To leave site and refuse to continue work. Must entail a complete stoppage of work with a clear intention not

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abatement of action

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 25 words.

An interruption of legal proceedings. A party, normally the defendant, serves an application of abatement giving reasons why proceedings should

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ABE fermentation

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 23 words.

Another name for the *Weizmann process used for the production of acetone, butanol, and ethanol using the acid-resistant bacterium

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Abercrombie, John

Francis Espinasse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming. 575 words.

Abercrombie, John (1726–1806), horticulturist and writer, was born in Prestonpans, near Edinburgh, the son of a market gardener. He was educated at a grammar school, and at the age of...

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Abernethy, Alexander

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Abernethy family

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Abernethy family

C. A. McGladdery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 844 words.

Abernethy family (per. c. 1260–c. 1465), landowners, is of obscure origins, but was certainly a native Scottish family rather than of Norman descent. Orm of Abernethy was a...

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Abernethy, Laurence

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

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abeyance

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 41 words.

1. A state of suspension, temporarily inactive, cessation or put to one side for a period of time.

2. When

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