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biotic

[bī′äd·ik]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to life and living organisms.
Induced by the actions of living organisms.
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To celebrate the launch of the Red Mango Summer of Super Biotic Smoothies in a fun and memorable way, each participating Red Mango store will be giving away limited-edition Super Biotic and superhero-themed memorabilia to the first 250 guests who order a Red Mango smoothie on Saturday, June 29, 2013.
perseae from the 3 experiments at a given time (fall 2006, fall 2007, and spring 2008) and to differentiate the amount of mortality caused by biotic plus abiotic factors (non-exclusion treatment) from abiotic factors (exclusion treatment) (Waters 1969; Bellows et al.
americanus from Webb County and the Tamaulipan biotic province of Texas.
Indeed, the Russian scientists argued that the burning of coastal forests by early Australians may have shut down this continent's biotic pump, shifting the prevailing climate from humid to arid.
Many abiotic factors (such as temperature, nutrients, and chemicals) and biotic factors (such as the host plant and predators) can cause fluctuations in aphid populations (Minks & Harrewijn, 1989; Richardson & Lagos, 2007).
For those who fancy a bit of each there are added mixes of soldier, biotic and engineer.
Results were reported as the Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) score.
Result of the merger of the biotech activity of three major seed business companies, and with the help of two financial institutions, the company is developing R&D programs with its partners, mainly in corn and wheat focused on biotic and abiotic stresses and specialty grain compounds.
In the second section, the 5 chapters review how interactions between microbes and various natural biotic and abiotic factors can influence the origin and evolution of virulence in microbial pathogens.
Content will cover molecules and organelles, tissues and organs, signal perception, plant and biotic environment, and information processing and acquisition.
Civilization's discontents seesaw for ascendancy with the raw, unfathomable power of the biotic energy system.