• Dr. Matthew A. Jenks is at the Center for Plant Environmental Stress Physiology at Purdue University. (wiley.com)
  • Especially encouraged are proposals that provide strong and novel training opportunities integral to the research plan and particularly across disciplines that include, but are not limited to, plant physiology, quantitative genetics, biochemistry, bioinformatics and engineering. (nsf.gov)
  • The morphology and anatomy of fossil plants contains a wealth of information on the function, physiology, ecology, and life habit of ancient plants. (berkeley.edu)
  • This month's steam blows are part of the commissioning process, where the power plant will be tested far beyond its normal operating parameters," said Colin Dobson, general manager at the plant. (biomassmagazine.com)
  • A nuclear power plant south of Miami is leaking polluted water into the fragile ecosystem of Florida's Biscayne. (inhabitat.com)
  • Just a few days after Japanese authorities restarted the second nuclear power plant since the Fukushima Daiichi. (inhabitat.com)
  • The Fukushima nuclear power plant remains a toxic disaster more than two years after an earthquake and tsunami. (inhabitat.com)
  • As if the situation at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant weren't bad enough, we now have news that six. (inhabitat.com)
  • Recent revelations that the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant has been gushing radioactive water. (inhabitat.com)
  • Workers in Japan at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was damaged in the March 11th earthquake and. (inhabitat.com)
  • This morning, a second explosion occurred at a stricken nuclear power plant in Japan, blowing the roof off of a. (inhabitat.com)
  • AP) -- A Wisconsin nuclear power plant has shut down after nearly 40 years of generating electricity. (yahoo.com)
  • CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - In a matter of minutes, a hulking power plant that loomed over San Diego Bay since the late 1950s has been demolished. (yahoo.com)
  • UT San Diego says (http://bit.ly/14GmMzc ) the South Bay Power Plant collapsed after 200 pounds of charges ignited 300 pounds of dynamite strategically embedded in steel beams. (yahoo.com)
  • According to Worldwide News Ukraine , a solar-power plant under construction in Okhotnykovo, Crimea, would at 80 megawatts (MW) become the largest on the European continent. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • In the news release, Worldwide News Ukraine said the current largest solar power plant in Europe "is located in Italy and produces 72 MW. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth is back online following a two-day shutdown to investigate a minor leak at a valve on a steam-carrying pipe. (boston.com)
  • The Vanderbilt power plant has a dramatic new look. (vanderbilt.edu)
  • University leaders, students, faculty and staff gathered in the shadow of the university power plant Thursday, April 9, to celebrate Vanderbilt's conversion from coal to natural gas for its heating, cooling and electricity needs. (vanderbilt.edu)
  • 16, 2014-[Originally posted by Vanderbilt News] (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) Two massive natural gas boilers were installed at the Vanderbilt Power Plant July 12 as part of the university's ongoing effort to convert the co-generation facility completely to natural gas. (vanderbilt.edu)
  • Vanderbilt University currently has an on-campus co-generation, natural gas-fueled power plant which produces 23% of our electricity and 100% of our steam, servicing 12 million square feet of building space. (vanderbilt.edu)
  • This CD contains the proceedings of an IAEA Technical Meeting on Issues and Science Relating to Fusion Power Plant Safety. (iaea.org)
  • However, this work represents the beginning of a more challenging process: establishing the safety basis for the licensing of a demonstration fusion power plant (DEMO). (iaea.org)
  • During this meeting, major areas of relevance were identified and assessed, and scientific recommendations and guidelines were assembled to determine the direction of future research and development activities towards the licensing of a DEMO power plant. (iaea.org)
  • The Cliffside Plant (also known as the James E. Rogers Energy Complex ) is a 1,481-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant located in Cliffside, North Carolina. (sourcewatch.org)
  • The lawsuit was brought by The Sierra Club in October 2007 to challenge the permitting of the Bonanza Power Plant addition , after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the EPA has the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Green plants provide a substantial proportion of the world's molecular oxygen, and are the basis of most of Earth's ecosystems. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, on its list of the world's largest photovoltaic power plants, the website PV Resources puts that Italian plant, at Montalto di Castro, at 84.2 MW. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Located in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood, Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is the largest of New York City's 14 wastewater treatment facilities. (nyc.gov)
  • Taking a long-anticipated step to reduce coastal pollution, the Malibu City Council has voted to approve construction of a wastewater treatment plant in the Civic Center area. (latimes.com)
  • Since the inception of the NPGI and the PGRP, there has been a tremendous increase in the availability of functional genomics tools and sequence resources for use in the study of key crop plants and their models. (nsf.gov)
  • There's room for legitimate disagreement as to whether it's fair to cite the Janesville plant in this context, but ridiculous to try and turn such disputes into questions of "fact," especially since every factual statement Ryan made last night about the Janesville plant was correct, and many factual statements made in Matthews' initial post were not. (nationalreview.com)
  • USDA-APHIS-PPQ has 16 plant inspection stations in the U.S. located at or near major international airports and seaports. (usda.gov)
  • This category encompasses closed forest, but also secondary shrub forest, unburnt tree savannah, natural fallow, grasslands with grasses more than one year old, and shrub crops with cover plants or mulching. (fao.org)
  • Understanding plant responses and adaptations to severe desiccation is key to applying desiccation tolerance research to the improvement of economically important crops. (wiley.com)
  • At Warwick Crop Centre, School of Life Sciences, we carry out research on a wide variety of plant diseases with focus on vegetable crops. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Since life history and ecology are important features that are modified during evolution, growth form is an important feature of plants and lineages. (berkeley.edu)
  • The Mid -Career Investigator Awards in Plant Genome Research (MCA-PGR) will be available in FY 2014. (nsf.gov)
  • This program is a continuation of the Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) that began in FY 1998 as part of the National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI). (nsf.gov)
  • Proposals are welcomed that build on these resources to develop conceptually new and different ideas and strategies to address grand challenge questions in plants of economic importance on a genome-wide scale. (nsf.gov)
  • This collection includes both invited reviews and unsolicited research covering all aspects of genome editing technologies as applied to plant research (both for crop plants and model organisms). (biomedcentral.com)
  • The efficiency of multiplex editing in plants by the RNA-guided Cas9 system is limited by efficient introduction of its components into the genome and by their activity. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The efficiency, versatility and multiplexing capacity of RNA-guided genome engineering using the CRISPR/Cas9 technology enables a variety of applications in plants, ranging from gene editing to the constructi. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Physical and gene map of the green alga Nephroselmis chloroplast genome, showing the typical structural arrangement found in land plants. (tolweb.org)
  • The authoring template 'APHIS_Content_Library/AT_Spotlight' of the content item 'APHIS_Content_Library/Our Focus/Plant Health/Landing Page/Spotlights/Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking System' is not mapped to a presentation template. (usda.gov)
  • However, the most common problems with poisonous plants arise from contact with the sap oil of several native plants that cause an allergic skin reaction-poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. (cdc.gov)
  • How many native plants/shrubs/trees did you put in your garden? (google.com)
  • 1999. Grow your Own Native Landscape A Guide to Identifying, Propagating & Landscaping with Western Washington Native Plants. (washington.edu)
  • If you are interested in naturalistic gardening and using native plants, the Goat's Beard (Aruncus ) is an excellent candidate for your garden. (uvm.edu)
  • Some plants are parasitic or mycotrophic and have lost the ability to produce normal amounts of chlorophyll or to photosynthesize. (wikipedia.org)
  • A general definition of a plant is any organism that contains chlorophyll (a green pigment contained in a specialized cell called a chloroplast) and can manufacture its own food. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Most plants become green only when exposed to sunlight because the production of chlorophyll is light-induced. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A new opportunity, Advancing Basic Research in Economically Important Crop Plants (ABR-PG) , will be available in FY 2014. (nsf.gov)
  • and, (4) Advancing Basic Research in Economically Important Crop Plants (ABR-PG) to develop sequence resources that are critically needed to enable basic research resources in crop plants. (nsf.gov)
  • Plant Biologists ask questions such as: How do harsh environmental conditions affect gene expression in crop plants? (ucalgary.ca)
  • Caption: Genes control Flowering Development in Plants: Mendelian Genes Define the Commitment to Flowering- Understanding Plant Genes-The Cauliflower Gene-The "fruit-full" gene. (nsf.gov)
  • Plants are mainly multicellular , predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae . (wikipedia.org)
  • When the name Plantae or plant is applied to a specific group of organisms or taxon , it usually refers to one of four concepts. (wikipedia.org)
  • A plant is any organism in the kingdom Plantae. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A sign is seen on a car window as residents wait to enter a damaged neighborhood Saturday, April 20, 2013, three days after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. (bostonherald.com)
  • Texas and U.S. flags hang from a fire truck ladder above the West Volunteer Fire Department Saturday, April 20, 2013, three days after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. (bostonherald.com)
  • WEST, Texas - In an April 21 story about the explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, The Associated Press misspelled the assistant state fire marshal's name. (bostonherald.com)
  • WEST, Texas (AP) - The First Baptist Church in the tiny Texas town where a fertilizer plant exploded is still off-limits, so the Rev. John Crowder put folding chairs in a hay pasture and improvised a pulpit on a truck flatbed. (bostonherald.com)
  • The investigation into the explosion of the West Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas appears to have taken something of a turn. (esquire.com)
  • The Novel Methods for Generating Physical Frameworks for Plant Genomes (GPF-PG) will not be available in FY 2014. (nsf.gov)
  • However, in commercial cotton production, cotton is treated as an annual, meaning new plants are grown from seed each year. (ehow.com)
  • Once the seedling matures into a full grown plant (after about two months), it develops buds. (ehow.com)
  • Though commonly grown as an annual, licorice plant is actually a woody, tropical perennial. (bhg.com)
  • See all our Plant Sciences special issues here. (springer.com)
  • See how our combination of legacy, quality and innovation will benefit your research in plant sciences. (springer.com)
  • Plants in a strict sense include the green algae , and land plants that emerged within them, including stoneworts . (wikipedia.org)
  • Most conspicuous among the algae are the seaweeds, multicellular algae that may roughly resemble land plants, but are classified among the brown, red and green algae. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Viridiplantae, the green plants - green algae and land plants - form a clade, a group consisting of all the descendants of a common ancestor. (wikipedia.org)
  • The University of Minnesota Plant Disease Clinic is a multi-disciplinary diagnostic laboratory that provides testing for: fungal, bacterial, viral, and other plant health conditions for commercial growers and the general public. (umn.edu)
  • The first step toward doing so must be replacing more than 1,500 coal-fired electricity plants in the United States, which dump millions of tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere each year. (philly.com)
  • "Sempra Abandons Bid to Build 2 Coal-Fired Power Plants" , San Diego Union Tribune , March 30, 2006. (sourcewatch.org)
  • This is a Sierra Club list of new coal plant proposals. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Although Duke Energy chairman Jim Rogers is an active proponent of legislation to address global warming, Duke continues to pursue development of new coal power plants. (sourcewatch.org)
  • In a landmark decision on November 13, 2008, the US EPA's Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) ruled that the EPA has no valid reason for failing to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new coal-fired power plants. (sourcewatch.org)
  • In its decision, the EAB sided with the Sierra Club, declaring that because the Supreme Court ruling defined carbon dioxide as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act , new coal-fired power plants must implement "Best Available Control Technology" (BACT) for CO 2 . (sourcewatch.org)
  • Environmentalists and lawyers representing industry groups claim the ruling will have a national effect and may stop the permitting of numerous coal plants. (sourcewatch.org)
  • John Runkle, an attorney for one of the groups opposing the plant, commented, "The weight against building new coal plants is growing. (sourcewatch.org)
  • So we thought we'd take a look at the common questions raised about the evidence and research into cannabis, cannabinoids (the active chemicals found in the plant and elsewhere) and cancer, and address some of the wider issues that crop up in this debate. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Plant Desiccation Tolerance brings together a field of international researchers to provide a current review of the advances in plant desiccation tolerance research. (wiley.com)
  • We work closely with industry on many projects and interact and collaborate with the wider crop and plant research community nationaly and internationally. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • The NPGIS is uniquely designed for the inspection of small amounts of plant germplasm imported or exported for plant breeding and research purposes. (usda.gov)
  • The precise manipulation of plant genomes relies on the induction of DNA double-strand breaks by site-specific nucleases to initiate DNA repair reactions that are either based on non-homologous end joining (NH. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This is a pure culture of bacteria isolated from a leafy gall of an ornamental plant. (umn.edu)
  • Magnolia is a woody ornamental plant, which is widely used in urban landscaping. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The IUCN SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group (MPSG) is a global network of specialists contributing within our own institutions and in our own regions, as well as world-wide, to the conservation and sustainable use of medicinal plants. (iucn.org)
  • The MPSG was founded in 1994 to increase global awareness of conservation threats to medicinal plants, and to promote sustainable use and conservation action. (iucn.org)
  • Welcome to the home page of the IUCN/SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group (MPSG). (iucn.org)
  • How and why do plants make important medicinal compounds? (ucalgary.ca)
  • The Vol. 5 No. 6, issue of Small Plant News featured a question on donated product in the section titled "Commonly Asked Questions and Answers. (usda.gov)
  • This Nepenthes (commonly known as the pitcher plant ) was registered by photographer and horticulturis. (neatorama.com)
  • These plants are commonly referred to as Pocketbook Plants, Slipperwort, or Slipper Flowers. (bellaonline.com)
  • Cotton is simultaneously one of the most historical and economically important plants worldwide. (ehow.com)
  • Helichrysum 'Icicles' bears threadlike silvery foliage on upright 2-foot-tall plants. (bhg.com)
  • Plants are characterized by sexual reproduction and alternation of generations , although asexual reproduction is also common. (wikipedia.org)
  • Features: - Various cute and lovely plants - Different kinds of flowerpots - All kinds of common cups for drinking - Changing scene from day to night - Drinking history - Sharing your joys and plant with friends on Facebook Let's grow your health and plants together! (microsoft.com)
  • In recognition of this, the Obama administration is ramping up the construction of high-capacity light-water reactors, the most common type of nuclear plant. (philly.com)
  • Of the three, linalool, which is found in common plants such as ginger, coriander and lavender, showed potent radio protective activity, with 80 per cent of cells remaining viable after exposure to radiation. (prweb.com)
  • Make sure your plants do not get moldy when under plastic or glass ( 6 ) . (washington.edu)
  • As mentioned before, wait until the plants are about 2 years old before planting out, and make sure they are placed in a shady area which will receive sufficient moisture ( 12 ) . (washington.edu)
  • They also pair well with other soft-color plants to make a delightfully understated palette. (bhg.com)
  • These hairs are white and make the plants look as though they have been felted. (bhg.com)
  • Tanya M. Castaneda of the Port of San Diego, which owns the plant, says the $40 million demolition will dramatically open up bay views and make way for plans for a public park and economic development. (yahoo.com)
  • One might argue the charge is unfair, as there was little any president could have done to keep the plant open, but that doesn't make Ryan's statement "false. (nationalreview.com)
  • This one above is the sundew:Another device carnivorous plants use is to make its prey stick around long enough. (neatorama.com)
  • Several plants in the Calceolaria genus make great houseplants when provided with the right conditions. (bellaonline.com)
  • The structure of the main active ingredient of cannabis plants - delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - was discovered in the 60s. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • The underside of the leaf is how oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged out and in to the plant. (google.com)
  • Take care when handling the plant as there are hairs on the stems that will irritate the skin. (bellaonline.com)