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(mə'sələpŭt`nəm), or


(bŭn`dər), city (1991 pop. 159,110), Andhra Pradesh state, E central India, a port on the Bay of Bengal. In the 17th cent. it was a center of French, British, and Dutch trade. It has a carpet-weaving industry; other products include rice, oilseed, and scientific instruments. The town is a district administrative headquarters, a railroad terminus, and an educational center.
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The provincial government of Basilan took the lead in gathering some 900 people to Spillway, Masula Barangay and planted some eight thousand seedlings of high value trees in Basilan.
En Hedychium y en Musa el polenkit permite que los granos conserven la forma de la antera constituyendo una masula o agregado que no es resistente a la acetolisis (Fig.
3) y Musa x paradisiaca, que presenta granos unidos en masulas compactas (Fig.
Masula de microsporas con gloquidios no septados o, a lo sumo, con 1-2 septos en el apice.
Microsporocarpo con numerosos microsporangios, largamente pedicelados, cada uno con 64 microsporas triletes, reunidas en 4-6 masulas ornamentadas con gloquidios, septados o no.
Microsporangios 8-40 por soro; masulas de microsporas ornamentadas con gloquidios 3-4septados.
While launching a diary of Excise Employees' Association at the Secretariat here on Monday, the minister said that Masula Port Development Authority was formed to supervise the land acquisition process and responsibilities were entrusted to 15 Deputy Collectors to purchase about 12,000 acres of land.
He added that a detailed project report for the development of Masula port as a modern container port has already been filed with the port authority.