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spinifex

1. Austral any of various coarse spiny-leaved inland grasses of the genus Triodia
2. any grass of the SE Asian genus Spinifex, having pointed leaves and spiny seed heads: often planted to bind loose sand
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One-way ANO VA was carried out after normality check to test differences between acacia and spinifex on general plant chemistry, soil physicochemical properties, OC and N fractions, microbial properties, PLFAs biomarkers and enzymatic activities in the soils.
One of the aims of catching critters such as the spinifex are to determine where these refugia are--so key habitats can be protected.
Commenting on the acquisition, Tom McCarthy, Spinifex's President and Chief Executive Officer, said I would like to thank all Spinifex investors throughout this journey.
There have been comparative physiological and anatomical studies of water channels in desert rodents including the kangaroo rat, gerbil, degu, Spinifex hopping mouse, spiny mouse, leaf-eared mouse, and chinchilla.
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On this trip I was intrigued by the variety of desertscapes--from sand dunes to spinifex plains to vast salt lakes to glittering gibber plains.
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The country here was still open, with clumps of mallee 15 to 18 feet high as at Wymlet, almost flat, with an absence of pines, and with a little "Porcupine"--a most appropriate name for the grass tussocks named on departmental plans "Spinifex" and by the Plant Records Committee "False Spinifex.
Dressed in a pale blue shirt and navy shorts, he was also introduced to other native animals, including an echidna, spinifex hopping mice, and feathertail gliders - which he also tried to grab as they whizzed past him.
The show was structured by the Multiple and Spinifex group, who have since decided to establish a permanent presence in the UAE.
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They rode up the east coast, from Brisbane to Charters Towers, then through crocodile country, followed the new Normanton-Croydon railway line, and then the telegraph line to Camooweal, pushing their bikes through sand and spinifex and waterless desert.