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testa

a hard protective outer layer of the seeds of flowering plants; seed coat

testa

[′tes·tə]
(botany)
A seed coat. Also known as episperm.
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Chapter two covers the years of the Economic Miracle (1956-63) and, after looking at Olmi's "Kafkaesque" Il posto (1961), Testa focuses on Visconti, whom he describes as "perhaps the most important Italian filmmaker to re-create European literature during this period" (36).
The writ claims the Cappellins have failed to pay him any stud fees earned since Testa Rossa was retired in 2001.
Claiming that his tale "is an emblematic story about what happens when people lose faith" (xix), Testa implies the actions of more liberal Mennonites and Amish (who do not see development as in conflict with their spirituality) are faithless ones.
Accessibility is only one of the drawing cards that brought Testa and other biologists to the extreme southern latitudes during the most recent field season of the U.
indivisa Cell shape: regular - + - Radial walls: ornamented + +,- - width 25 [micro]m 20 [micro]m 10 [micro]m Thickness of testa (1) 2 3 2 Mean seed length 1.
My second goal was off a corner and I just one-timed it into the net," Testa said.
We will have the opportunity to talk with Peter Testa himself as well as several industry experts.
With predicted annual growth of 15-20 per cent globally, the demand for Sharia-compliant products amongst investors is growing at an unprecedented rate," Testa said.
Robert Vernon Bojorcas, 39, of Florence also allegedly admitted to possessing and smoking methamphetamine in an interview with Oregon State Police Detective Fred Testa, who filed the affidavit last month.