plant key

plant key

[′plant ‚kē]
(botany)
An analytical guide to the identification of plants, based on the use of contrasting characters to subdivide a group under study into branches.
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Westinghouse provides the solutions for the new plant construction as well as for existing plant upgrades; we cover the wide scale of essential power plant needs from nuclear fuel, plant key safety grade and commercial components, safety and non-safety instrumentation and control systems to necessary spare parts, and general warranty and post warranty support.
Obtaining a good plant key and a supply of unknown plants, then identifying one from the other, is the best means of learning the many terms.
In addition to the flower parts already described, plant keys may identify plants by the type of flower formed.
Table 1: Global Polypropylene Plant Key Statistics, 2008 17
Table 11: China, Polypropylene Plant Key Statistics, 2008 37
Table 13: Japan, Polypropylene Plant Key Statistics, 2008 41
Table 15: India, Polypropylene Plant Key Statistics, 2008 45
Table 17: South Korea, Polypropylene Plant Key Statistics, 2008 48
Table 24: Germany, Polypropylene Plant Key Statistics, 2008 60
In the maintenance, repair, and overhaul market, the Customer Satisfaction Leadership Award is bestowed upon the company that has shown flexibility in tailoring its product offerings to suit customer businesses in one or several power plant key equipment.
Dissecting and compound microscopes, illuminators, collecting nets, killing jars, pinning boards, plant presses, insect and plant keys and other reference books were packed into seven large crates and shipped as checked luggage when we flew into Merida, the airport nearest Hacienda Tabi and the Reserve.