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  • less than 10
  • What makes PAN particularly attractive is that the dose needed is only a fraction - typically less than 10 millilitres per hectare - of the quantities of chemical or biological pesticides. (fao.org)
  • Ensure a low intake of saturated (less than 10% total energy) and trans unsaturated (less than 1% total energy) fats. (emedmd.com)
  • Chile
  • Anthropologists believe that it would have taken settlers about a thousand years to move from what is now Alaska to Chile. (newscientist.com)
  • So in theory, they should not have reached Chile until about 10 000 years ago. (newscientist.com)
  • Widespread evidence for human occupation of the Atacama Desert, 20° to 25°S in northern Chile, has been found from 13,000 calibrated 14C years before the present (cal yr B.P.) to 9500 cal yr B.P., and again after 4500 cal yr B.P. Initial human occupation coincided with a change from very dry environments to humid environments. (scoop.it)
  • 4000
  • Thus, it seems reasonable that accumulation of Mongoloid mtDNA lineages in Slavs and their ancestors was intensified only in the last 4000 years. (blogspot.com)
  • We amplified DNA fragments of two genes controlling coat color, Mc1r (Melanocortin 1 Receptor) and CBD103 (canine-β-defensin), in respectively 15 and 19 ancient canids (dogs and wolf morphotypes) from 14 different archeological sites, throughout Asia and Europe spanning from ca. 12 000 B.P. (end of Upper Palaeolithic) to ca. 4000 B.P. (Bronze Age). (scoop.it)
  • roughly
  • The stars in this image add up to a total mass millions of times bigger than that of our Sun. The image is roughly 650 light-years across and contains some rambunctious stars, from one of the fastest rotating stars to the speediest and most massive runaway star. (phys.org)
  • Its stellar inhabitants number roughly 500 000. (phys.org)
  • mtDNA
  • While a causal link between mtDNA and craniofacial features seems unlikely, it is expected that in admixed populations of relatively recent origin there will be correlation between phenotypical attributes and mtDNA or Y chromosomes. (blogspot.com)
  • days
  • One hundred excess calories per day for 3500 days, about 10 years, will result in 100 pounds of excess adipose weight. (blogspot.com)
  • During the 1988 desert locust plague, swarms crossed the Atlantic from Mauritania to the Caribbean, flying 5 000 kilometres in 10 days. (fao.org)
  • square
  • It is located in the Busca-Montplaisir , and houses a collection of more than 2.5 million items and has some 3 000 square metres of exhibition space. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both sites are located above the vast North-Western Sahara Aquifer System (better known in French as the Systeme d'Aquiferes du Sahara Septentrional or SASS) and the interconnected Djeffara aquifer on its northern boundary, which stretches across 1 000 000 square kilometres of Algerian, Libyan and Tunisian territory and is one of the working areas of the Aquifer project. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Asia
  • As environmental stresses worked on the prosimians, they developed into the brainier anthropoids, and finally hominoids, the apelike family that spread throughout Africa, Europe and Asia 25-10 million years ago. (encyclopedia.com)
  • time
  • We must remember that breast milk evolved over the last 2-2.5 million years to enhance infant survival (and also not put the mother at risk) in the context of the conditions of the time. (wordpress.com)
  • size
  • Each about 10 000 hectares in size, these test areas are representative for agricultural crops, natural pastures and irrigation practices. (bio-medicine.org)
  • parts
  • Researchers have uncovered evidence that reveals global warming five million years ago may have caused parts of Antarctica's ice sheets to melt, causing sea levels to rise by about 20 meters . (slashdot.org)
  • Round
  • Food is cheap for them, and they can eat their favourite foods all year round: the diet is energy-dense, high in fat and often also in sugar. (emedmd.com)
  • large
  • They are a conservation-dependent species, whose survival requires a sufficient quantity of large prey and vast swaths of contiguous forest habitat [ 10 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The nebula resides 170,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small, satellite galaxy of our Milky Way. (phys.org)
  • The nebula resides 170 000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud , a small, satellite galaxy of our Milky Way. (phys.org)
  • Europe
  • Robert Dorn of Arizona State University and his colleagues have dated these 'pecked' motifs and believe that some of them may be up to 31 000 years old, making them contemporary with the earliest art in Europe. (newscientist.com)
  • insect
  • Only when its biology was understood and chemical pesticides and aerial spraying became available a few decades ago, could efforts be made to control the insect. (fao.org)
  • thousands
  • Çayönü Tepesi is a Neolithic settlement in southern Turkey that was inhabited for thousands of years. (uni-kiel.de)
  • global
  • Tigers now occupy only 7% of their global historical range, which is fragmented into 76 metapopulations, called tiger conservation landscapes (TCL) [ 10 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • During these flips, which could happen in as little as one year, the average global temperature altered by as much as 7 °C, annual snowfall by a factor of two or three, and the amount of dust deposited by a factor of 100, said Alley. (newscientist.com)
  • world
  • Delicate decorative murals that cover the walls, mouldings and cornices of Building I at the World Heritage Site of El Tajin, located in the Mexican state of Veracruz, and which constitute the most complete set preserved in situ within this archaeological complex, have been stabilized after four years of intensive work by specialists. (scoop.it)
  • last year
  • In three separate field trials - the most recent in Sudan last year - Hassanali's team showed that even minute doses of PAN could stop hopper bands dead in their tracks and make them break ranks. (fao.org)
  • found
  • So, the morning of the dress rehearsal, I filed in ten minutes early, found a spot on the cafeteria floor and sat down. (com.es)
  • average
  • I can easily imagine Venus eating just a little too much meat and fat often enough to average an extra 100 calories daily, for 10 or more years, gradually growing obese. (blogspot.com)
  • millions
  • My guess is their farts would have dissipated by 5 millions years ago seeing as methane has about a net lifetime of 8.4 years in the atmosphere. (slashdot.org)
  • 30 Doradus is a star-forming factory, churning out stars at a furious pace over millions of years. (phys.org)
  • Today beer is a major industry worldwide with millions of barrels being consumed by a thirsty market every year. (zulu.org.za)
  • second
  • My brother had about 10-15 really old first and second edition comics -- Batman, Superman, you name it. (fark.com)