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Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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THE TOOLS OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak.

in Tomorrow's Table

April 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5195 words.

This chapter gives a history of organic farming and the biological technologies that organic farmers rely upon. Based on present trends, consumer demand and organic-based research are...

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THE TOOLS OF GENETIC ENGINEERING

Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak.

in Tomorrow's Table

April 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6814 words.

This chapter describes the history and process of genetic engineering. It asks the question: is GE an appropriate technology to promote health, permanence, and beauty?

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DNA barcoding: a new tool for palm taxonomists?

Marc L. Jeanson, Jean-Noël Labat and Damon P. Little.

in Annals of Botany

December 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 4715 words.

Background and Aims

In the last decade, a new tool – DNA barcoding – was proposed to identify species. The technique of DNA barcoding is still being...

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A Modern Tool for Classical Plant Growth Analysis

R. HUNT, D. R. CAUSTON, B. SHIPLEY and A. P. ASKEW.

in Annals of Botany

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 2100 words.

We present an all‐inclusive software tool for dealing with the essential core of mathematical and statistical calculations in plant growth analysis. The tool calculates up to six of the most...

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Animal models: an important tool in mycology

Javier Capilla, Karl V. Clemons and David A. Stevens.

in Medical Mycology

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 18422 words.

Animal models of fungal infections are, and will remain, a key tool in the advancement of the medical mycology. Many different types of animal models of fungal infection have been...

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Tocochromanols in wood: a potential new tool for dendrometabolomics

Eva Fleta-Soriano, Beatriz Fernández-Marín, José Miguel Olano, Fátima Míguez, Jon Molinero, Jesús Julio Camarero and José Ignacio García-Plazaola.

Edited by Marilyn Ball.

in Tree Physiology

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 4880 words.

Tocochromanols are the most abundant lipid-soluble antioxidants in plants. Among them, α-tocopherol (α-Toc) shows a particularly high sensitivity to environmental stressors and its content...

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Cluster roots: model experimental tools for key biological problems

Keith R. Skene.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

March 2001; p ublished online March 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5658 words.

The cluster root is made up of a number of determinate rootlets tightly grouped along the parent root. Each rootlet grows for a limited time, and then the meristem stops dividing and...

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Carbon isotope discrimination as a tool to explore C<sub>4</sub> photosynthesis

Susanne von Caemmerer, Oula Ghannoum, Jasper J. L. Pengelly and Asaph B. Cousins.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9879 words.

Photosynthetic carbon isotope discrimination is a non-destructive tool for investigating C4 metabolism. Tuneable diode laser absorption spectroscopy provides new opportunities for making...

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Genetic and genomic tools to improve drought tolerance in wheat

Delphine Fleury, Stephen Jefferies, Haydn Kuchel and Peter Langridge.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

July 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7357 words.

Tolerance to drought is a quantitative trait, with a complex phenotype, often confounded by plant phenology. Breeding for drought tolerance is further complicated since several types of...

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Novel computed tomography-based tools reliably quantify plant reproductive investment

Y M Staedler, T Kreisberger, S Manafzadeh, M Chartier, S Handschuh, S Pamperl, S Sontag, O Paun and J Schönenberger.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6790 words.

Abstract

The flower is a bisexual reproductive unit where both genders compete for resources. Counting pollen and ovules in flowers is essential to understand...

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