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abiotic

[¦a‚bī′äd·ik]
(biology)
Referring to the absence of living organisms.
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In this paper we use Principal Component Analysis (PCA) among biotic and abiotic variables to detect a coherent subset of factors (Tabachnick and Fidell 2001) that can elucidate some demographic processes.
However, the FAO assessment reveals that several developing countries have been conducting research on a wider range of crops, such as banana, cassava, cowpea, plantain, rice and sorghum, and on traits relevant for food security, such as abiotic stress tolerance and quality.
Adhesion of these bacteria to abiotic surfaces such as those of medical implants and catheters suggests the development of a biofilm that protects bacteria from natural immune defenses or from the action of antimicrobial compounds.
Crosstalk Between Abiotic and Biotic Stress Signalling (Fujita, Fujita, Takahashi1, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki and Shinozaki)
Subscribers with the handheld unit can easily import their scouting data directly to the customized drop down fields of their choosing - and in addition to pest scouting, data can be recorded for abiotic factors, harvest information, regulatory compliance, harvest traceability, packinghouse packout, irrigation, organic scheduling and more.
Groundwater is at the interface between the biotic and the abiotic worlds, and though water is usually included in studies of soil and soil is sometimes considered in studies of water, the goal here is to create a new branch of science founded on the interaction between the two.
They cover the history of beet production, botany, and breeding, and the symptoms, causes, disease cycle and epidemiology, and management of biotic and abiotic disorders and postharvest deterioration; the life history, damage, and management of major insect and arthropod pests; and newly emerging issues like fungicide resistance and new diseases.
Areas of inquiry include, but are not limited to, developmental biology and the evolution of developmental processes, nervous system development, structure, and function, physiological processes, functional morphology, symbioses, interactions of organisms with biotic and abiotic environments, and animal behavior.
Understanding the mechanisms of abiotic stresses on plants--e.
Specific topics include bacterial chemical defenses of marine animal hosts, arbuscular mycorrhizae as defense against pathogens, and habitat-adapted symbiosis as a defense against abiotic and biotic stresses.
Evogene's current product development portfolio is focused on: improving abiotic stress tolerance and yield in key crops such as corn, soya, cotton, tomato and canola; enhancing fiber development in cotton; improving nitrogen use efficiency for key crops and plant manufacturing of therapeutic proteins.
Tenders are invited for Supply And Installation Of Readymade Furniture For Guest House Of National Institute Of Abiotic Stress Management Niasm At Malegaon, Baramati