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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



in botany. (1) The assimilating apparatus of many liverworts in the form of short rows of chlorophyl-lose cells.

(2) Lamellar outgrowths of palisade tissue running along the leaf of certain mosses (for example, haircap moss).

(3) Cells located on the axial filament of the thallus of certain red algae (for example, Batrachospermum), which play a basic role in the process of biological assimilation.

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This is the layer with both the most TAMDAR observations to assimilate and the most observations to verify against, and thus it is encouraging to see the most improvement here.
Given that the treatments were applied at anthesis stage when the stem has the maximum dry weight, the difference in weight can be related to the remobilization of reserves from stem to other organs which is a proof of the relative capacity of stem for storing assimilates. Stem dry weight was decreased in the treatment of the removal of upper leaves of cab compared to control which indicates the deficiency of assimilates and the incapability of leaves in supplying enough assimilates.
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The political space and the different doctrines in these states, whether recognized or denied, enabled the Kurds to either assimilate or not.
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