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palea

[′pā·lē·ə]
(botany)
The upper, enclosing bract of a grass flower.
A chaffy scale found on the receptacle of the disk flowers of some composite plants.
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the enlarged flattened setae forming the operculum of the tube of certain polychaete worms.
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It can be distinguished from all other lycosid genera by the presence of a group of soft spicules on the distal part of the palea of the male pedipalp (Figs.
nih.gov) under the accession numbers given in Table 1 or using the keyword "lemma and palea."
Palea union members make up 11 percent of the airline's total workforce of 6,829 and the new labor deal is seen as being vital to the firm's financial recovery as it expands its domestic and international route network.
According to PAL, the timely conclusion of the CBA negotiations reflected "a spirit of mutual collaboration and trust-building between management and labor that focused on finding ways to enhance the welfare of PAL ground rank and file employees in an era of great economic challenges." The PALEA membership accounts for 11 percent of the total PAL workforce totaling 6,829.
Those behind the joint press statement were Alliance of General Unions, Institutions and Labor Associations (Aguila), Federation of Free Workers (FFW), Partido Manggagawa (PM), Philippine Airlines Empoyees Association (PALEA), Sentro ng Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (Sentro).
Additionally, the potential of grain losses (PL) was evaluated through the observation of presence/absence of fissures between the palea and the lemma, and estimated using 250 grains from each rice genotype, according to Ribeiro et al.
rupestris puede haber 2 espiguillas por involucro, pero entonces la segunda es claramente rudimentaria); palea inferior ausente o presente (de 2,5-4 mm); especie de amplia distribucion en America ...
Hull: (from) Crooks, Yeaman, Lineham, Horne, Miller, Paea, Houghton, Ellis, Westerman, Whiting, Arundel, Thompson, Shaul, Bowden, Palea''aesina, Rankin, Heremaia, Talanoa, Carvell.