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Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Especially in Scottish folklore, a benevolent elf supposedly haunting houses and doing housework secretly. The name is a diminutive of brown; a ‘wee brown man’ often appears in Scottish...

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Biochemical Evidence that <i>Dendroctonus frontalis</i> Consists of Two Sibling Species in Belize and Chiapas, Mexico

Brian T. Sullivan, Alicia Niño, Benjamín Moreno, Cavell Brownie, Jorge Macఽas-SÁmano, Stephen R. Clarke, Lawrence R. Kirkendall and Gerardo ZÚÑiga.

in Annals of the Entomological Society of America

November 2012; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) is a major economic pest of pines in the United States, Mexico, and Central America. We report...

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The elimination of primer-dimer accumulation in PCR

Jannine Brownie, Susan Shawcross, Jane Theaker, David Whitcombe, Richard Ferrie, Clive Newton and Stephen Little.

in Nucleic Acids Research

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 3321 words.

We attempted to produce primer-dimers (PDs) from a variety of primers with differing types and extents of complementarity. Where PDs were produced they were cloned and sequenced. We were...

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Male and Female Antennal Responses in <i>Heliothis virescens</i> and <i>H. subflexa</i> to Conspecific and Heterospecific Sex Pheromone Compounds

Astrid Groot, César Gemeno, Cavell Brownie, Fred Gould and Coby Schal.

in Environmental Entomology

April 2005; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 6233 words.

To determine whether Heliothis virescens and H. subflexa , two closely related sympatrically occurring species, differ in their antennal responses to conspecific and heterospecific...

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Field Observations of Oviposition by a Specialist Herbivore on Plant Parts and Plant Species Unsuitable as Larval Food

Nicole D. Benda, Cavell Brownie, Coby Schal and Fred Gould.

in Environmental Entomology

December 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 6785 words.

Where a female places her eggs can have a major impact on the fitness of her offspring, especially for insects in which the winged adults are far more mobile than the neonates. Larvae of...

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brownie

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Especially in Scottish folklore, a benevolent elf supposedly haunting houses and doing housework secretly. The name is a diminutive of brown; a ‘wee brown man’ often appears in Scottish...

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brownie

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

American cake made with chocolate. Unleavened; probably originated when a cook forgot to add baking powder; the first published recipe appeared in 1897.

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brownie

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 150 words.

A friendly goblin or sprite of Scottish Gaelic folklore whose name seems to be known exclusively in the English form,

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brownie

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 777 words.

Now the standard term for a helpful household fairy anywhere in Britain, but when first recorded in the early 16th

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brownie

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 24 words.

American cake made with chocolate. Unleavened; probably originated when a cook forgot to add baking powder; the first published

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brownie

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 24 words.

American cake made with chocolate. Unleavened; probably originated when a cook forgot to add baking powder; the first published

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