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Plants & Animals Invasive Species  

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& Climate Exotic Species Ecology Environmental Policy Reference Fire ant Ant Seed predation Computational, guaranteed results! SwissFrenchSchool.ch AFM Tips by NanoAndMore AFM Tips For Any Application. Fast Delivery. Free Samples! NanoAndMore.com/Tips Related Stories Ants Are Experienced Fungus

Alvarez, Nadir

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THE INTRODUCTION OF POTENTIALLY INVASIVE ALIEN PLANT SPECIES FOR HORTICULTURAL  

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THE INTRODUCTION OF POTENTIALLY INVASIVE ALIEN PLANT SPECIES FOR HORTICULTURAL PURPOSES IN NORTH: The Introduction of Potentially Invasive Alien Plant Species for Horticultural Purposes in North America: Assessing/Approved: ________________________________________ #12;iii ABSTRACT Invasive alien plant species are known to cause significant economic and ecological

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Invasive plant species as potential bioenergy producers and carbon contributors.  

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Current cellulosic bioenergy sources in the United States are being investigated in an effort to reduce dependence on foreign oil and the associated risks to national security and climate change (Koh and Ghazoul 2008; Demirbas 2007; Berndes et al. 2003). Multiple sources of renewable plant-based material have been identified and include agricultural and forestry residues, municipal solid waste, industrial waste, and specifically grown bioenergy crops (Demirbas et al. 2009; Gronowska et al. 2009). These sources are most commonly converted to energy through direct burning, conversion to gas, or conversion to ethanol. Annual crops, such as corn (Zea Mays L.) and sorghum grain, can be converted to ethanol through fermentation, while soybean and canola are transformed into fatty acid methyl esters (biodiesel) by reaction with an alcohol (Demirbas 2007). Perennial grasses are one of the more viable sources for bioenergy due to their continuous growth habit, noncrop status, and multiple use products (Lewandowski el al. 2003). In addition, a few perennial grass species have very high water and nutrient use efficiencies producing large quantities of biomass on an annual basis (Dohleman et al. 2009; Grantz and Vu 2009).

Young, S.; Gopalakrishnan, G.; Keshwani, D. (Energy Systems); (Univ. of Nebraska)

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SYNTHESIS Ecological impacts of invasive alien plants: a meta-analysis of their effects on species, communities and ecosystems  

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REVIEW AND SYNTHESIS Ecological impacts of invasive alien plants: a meta-analysis of their effects-analysis of 199 articles reporting 1041 field studies that in total describe the impacts of 135 alien plant taxa on resident species, communities and ecosystems. Across studies, alien plants had a significant effect in 11

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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Invasive Species Conservation Biology  

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dependent on such waters" ­ Non-indigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 · ­ Alien · Major impacts · Examples (Global, Great Lakes) · Invasion Success · Control #12;Terminology of Invasive species · What is the difference between exotic, non-indigenous, non-native, alien, nuisance, and invasive

Gottgens, Hans

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Occupation, Dispersal, and Economic Impact of Major Invasive Plant Species in Southern U.S. Forests  

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Invasive alien plants have impacted southern U.S. forests. This study focuses on quantifying current distribution, rate of dispersals, and economic losses caused by four major invaders Chinese tallow (Triadica sebifera (L.) Small), Chinese Privet...

Wang, Hsiao-Hsuan

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of Nutrient Loading on the Invasion of an Alien Plant Species, Giant Reed (Arundo donax), in Southern California Riparian Ecosystems  

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soil nitrogen on the dominance of alien annual plants in theNaturalization and invasion of alien plants: Concepts andBerlin. Rundel, P. W. 2000. Alien species in the flora and

Ambrose, Richard F.; Rundel, Philip W.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hierarchical models facilitate spatial analysis of large data sets: a case study on invasive plant species  

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LETTER Hierarchical models facilitate spatial analysis of large data sets: a case study on invasive issues require the analysis of large spatial point data sets ­ for example, modelling species distributions, abundance and spread from survey data. But modelling spatial relationships, especially in large

Silander Jr., John A.

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Introduction to the Invasive Plant Species and the New Bioeconomy Symposium The rapid expansion of the plant bioeconomy is creating  

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of the plant bioeconomy is creating strong economic incentives to distribute novel plant material, including). In a measure aimed at reducing U.S. dependence upon foreign petroleum reserves for energy production, President, in ``Evaluating the Credits and Debits of a Proposed Biofuel Species: Giant Reed (Arundo donax),'' clearly

Sims, Gerald K.

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Population genetics of the invasive plant species Impatiens glandulifera in Southern Finland.  

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??Biological invasions affect biodiversity worldwide, and, consequently, the invaded ecosystems may suffer from significant losses in economic and cultural values. Impatiens glandulifera Royle (Balsaminaceae) is (more)

Marton, Ana-Maria

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spatial-Temporal Branching Point Process Models in the Study of Invasive Species  

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A review of models of alien plant spread, EcologicalThe establishment of alien (invasive) plant and animaleconomic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the

Balderama, Earvin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hurricane Activity and the Large-Scale Pattern of Spread of an Invasive Plant Species  

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historical aerial imagery to determine the growth rate of invasive Phragmites australis patches in wetlands where P. australis had room for unrestricted growth. Over the past several decades, invasive P. australis stands expanded in size by 6­35% per year. Based on tropical storm and hurricane activity over

Cronin, James T.

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Invasive species Invasive species have been described as the second-greatest  

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Invasive species Invasive species have been described as the second-greatest extinction species a major cause of animal extinctions, or has the extinction threat of invasive species been exaggerated? By what mechanisms have invasive species driven animal species to extinction? Are certain animal

Davis, Mark A.

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Alien plant invasions in tropical and sub-tropical savannas: patterns, processes and prospects  

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Tanzania Species Family Alien plant invasions in savannasLo pez-Olmedo et al. 2007). Alien plant invasions in Africanspecies of naturalised alien plants for tropical savannas in

Foxcroft, Llewellyn C.; Richardson, David M.; Rejmnek, Marcel; Pyek, Petr

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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3) What makes a species invasive? Is it characteristics of the species or characteristics of the  

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Traits (Chapter 3 of NRC 2002) 1. Reproductive system · Dioecious vs. Monoecious · Self-incompatible Life History Traits (Chapter 3 of NRC 2002) 1. Reproductive system · Dioecious vs. Monoecious · Self-incompatible pollen vs. Self-compatible pollen #12;3) What makes a species invasive? Species characteristics: Plant

Nowak, Robert S.

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Species invasions and extinction: The future of native biodiversity on islands  

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Species invasions and extinction: The future of native biodiversity on islands Dov F. Sax, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 Predation by exotic species has caused the extinction these scenarios have for the future retention or extinction of native plant species. Finally, we identify invasion

Sax, Dov

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Why do Invasive Species Successfully Establish & Invade?  

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coming from? #12;At Risk: Ecosystems with scarce resources · If resources are limited, native species survive #12;Empty niche hypothesis #12;Empty niche hypothesis RESOURCES #12;What resources do species need? #12;Plant Resources #12;Resource supply Resourceusage Resource supply & demand Few extra resources

Schweik, Charles M.

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Predicting invasive plants in California  

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Pueraria montana (Lour. ) Merr. Kudzu Bignoniaceae Spathodeaan animal forage species, kudzu (Pueraria montana) escapedthe southern United States. Kudzu is neither naturalized nor

Brusati, Elizabeth D; Johnson, Douglas W; DiTomaso, Joseph

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Are invasive species a major cause of extinctions?  

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Are invasive species a major cause of extinctions? Jessica Gurevitch and Dianna K. Padilla species invasions and the extinction of natives is widely accepted by scientists as well species on extinctions. Greater clarity in our under- standing of these patterns will help us to focus

Padilla, Dianna

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Invasive species are a leading cause of animal extinctions  

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Invasive species are a leading cause of animal extinctions Miguel Clavero and Emili Garci and extinctions of species is unproven. They analyzed the IUCN Red List database [2] and stated that only 6% of the taxa are threatened with extinction as a result of invasion by alien species and !2% (ten terrestrial

Garca-Berthou, Emili

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Assessing species invasions as a cause of extinction Anthony Ricciardi  

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Letters Assessing species invasions as a cause of extinction Anthony Ricciardi Redpath Museum, Mc the generalization that biological invasions are a leading cause of species extinctions. The authors note zebra mussel colonization has accelerated the local extinction of unionid species by a factor of 10

Ricciardi, Anthony

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Phenotypic Plasticity Opposes Species Invasions by Altering Fitness Surface  

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Phenotypic Plasticity Opposes Species Invasions by Altering Fitness Surface Scott D. Peacor1 ecological processes. However, the influence on invasions of phenotypic plasticity, a key component of many species interactions, is unknown. We present a model in which phenotypic plasticity of a resident species

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alien invasive species Sample Search Results  

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results for: alien invasive species Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Invasive Species Conservation Biology Summary: species What is the difference between exotic, non-indigenous,...

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Tradeable risk permits to prevent future introductions of invasive alien species into the Great Lakes  

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or control of IAS populations (e.g., integrated pest management [IPM]), or adaptation. Historically, efforts; Risk management; Permit trading 1. Introduction Invasive alien species (IAS)--species that establish, damage, or degrade assets (e.g., power plants, boats, piers, and reservoirs) and result in significant

Lupi, Frank

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aquatic plant species Sample Search Results  

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1 J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 46: 2008. 1 J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 46: 1-7 Summary: % of the fish species listed in the Endangered Spe- cies Act (Lassuy 1994). Invasive aquatic plant...

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What is an Invasive Species? Invasion Ecology's terminology problem  

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Plants in Forests Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) Golden bamboo

Schweik, Charles M.

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An inventory of invasive alien species in China 1 An inventory of invasive alien species in China  

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An inventory of invasive alien species in China 1 An inventory of invasive alien species in China, Nanjing, China 2 Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China 3 ISPRA ­ Institute for Environmental and Environment, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China 5 The First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY Aquatic Invasive Species  

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. 3 1. Abstract Ten North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project impoundments were surveyed for aquatic invasive Energy's North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project includes 11 impoundments within the North Umpqua River

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Shoreline Development Drives Invasion of Phragmites australis and the Loss of Plant  

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Shoreline Development Drives Invasion of Phragmites australis and the Loss of Plant Diversity Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, U.S.A. Abstract: The reed Phragmites australis Cav, eutrophication, habitat degradation, human and shore- line development, invasive species, Phragmites australis

Bertness, Mark D.

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Controlling Invasive Species in Woodlots It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate  

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Controlling Invasive Species in Woodlots It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate introductions are done so intentionally - either as ornamentals, crops, or because they are thought to improve saving you energy and water. Native plants also provide food and shelter for birds, butterflies

New Hampshire, University of

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Please cite this article in press as: Petanidou, T., et al., Self-compatibility and plant invasiveness: Comparing species in native and invasive ranges. Perspect. Plant Ecol. Evol. Syst. (2011), doi:10.1016/j.ppees.2011.08.003  

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- ity rather than self incompatibility. Extending this idea, invasive species whose individuals vary of self compatibility after hand pollination varied dramatically. Both annuals were self incompat- ible derived from ancestrally self-incompatible ones, but that this process may be less important in perennial

Petanidou, Theodora

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Spatial distribution of non-native invasive plants following large-scale wind damage at LaRue Pine Hills - Otter Pond Research Natural Area, Union County, Illinois.  

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??The objective of this study was to determine if a large-scale wind disturbance facilitated the invasion of forest interiors by non-native invasive plant species. The (more)

Romano, Anthony John

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aquatic Invasive Species Vector Risk Assessment Project  

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, such as an insect stowed away in a cargo box or a lar- val fish brought on board a ship in the bal- last water. When is not just an eco- nomic issue--the health of our unique coastal and marine ecosystems is a source of pride into new areas--such as the unintentional transport of species in the ballast water of freight ships

Zavaleta, Erika

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Population stability, cooperation, and the invasibility of the human species  

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a mechanism for these outcomes by modifying a simple density-dependent population model to allow varying populations expanded out of Africa and spread rapidly across the majority of the earth's land surfacePopulation stability, cooperation, and the invasibility of the human species Marcus J. Hamiltona

Brown, James H.

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Population ecology and management of the invasive plant, Lespedeza cuneata  

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Lespedeza cuneata is one of the worst invasive plants across much of the North American Great Plains. In this dissertation, I describe the combination of field experimentation, statistical modeling and spatially explicit ...

Emry, David Jason

2008-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Poster Session--Predicting Patterns of Alien Plant Invasion--Underwood, Klinger, Moore USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. 2008. 361  

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Poster Session--Predicting Patterns of Alien Plant Invasion--Underwood, Klinger, Moore USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. 2008. 361 Predicting Patterns of Alien Plant Invasions in Areas of alien plant species. This is particularly problematic in areas which have experienced disturbances

Standiford, Richard B.

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Assessment of Nonnative Invasive Plants in the DOE Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park  

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The Department of Energy (DOE) National Environmental Research Park at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, is composed of second-growth forest stands characteristic of much of the eastern deciduous forest of the Ridge and Valley Province of Tennessee. Human use of natural ecosystems in this region has facilitated the establishment of at least 167 nonnative, invasive plant species on the Research Park. Our objective was to assess the distribution, abundance, impact, and potential for control of the 18 most abundant invasive species on the Research Park. In 2000, field surveys were conducted of 16 management areas on the Research Park (14 Natural Areas, 1 Reference Area, and Walker Branch Watershed) and the Research Park as a whole to acquire qualitative and quantitative data on the distribution and abundance of these taxa. Data from the surveys were used to rank the relative importance of these species using the ''Alien Plant Ranking System, Version 5.1'' developed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Microstegium (Microstegium vimineum) was ranked highest, or most problematic, for the entire Research Park because of its potential impact on natural systems, its tendency to become a management problem, and how difficult it is to control. Microstegium was present in 12 of the 16 individual sites surveyed; when present, it consistently ranked as the most problematic invasive species, particularly in terms of its potential impact on natural systems. Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) and Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense) were the second- and third-most problematic plant species on the Research Park; these two species were present in 12 and 9 of the 16 sites surveyed, respectively, and often ranked second- or third-most problematic. Other nonnative, invasive species, in decreasing rank order, included kudzu (Pueraria montma), multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora), Chinese lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneara), and other species representing a variety of life forms and growth forms. Results of this research can be used to prioritize management and research activities related to these invasive taxa on the Research Park as a whole and for specific Natural or Reference Areas. Additional research on the autecology and synecology of each species surveyed is suggested. In particular, research should focus on assessing the impacts of these species on the invaded plant and animal communities and ecosystems. Finally, this ranking system could be used to similarly rank the many other nonnative, invasive species present on the Research Park not included in this study.

Drake, S.J.

2002-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Contrasting nutrient stocks and litter decomposition in stands of native and invasive species in a sub-tropical estuarine marsh  

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alterniflora Phragmites australis Cyperus malaccensis Alien invasive species Native aggressive species Biomass invasive species (Spartina alterniflora, smooth cordgrass) and a native aggressive species (Phragmites australis, common reed) as they have expanded into the native Cyperus malaccensis (shichito matgrass

Gauci, Vincent

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USDA Orange County Invasive Plant Management (OCIM)  

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(Treatments) No Action Passive Restoration Intermediate Restoration Active Restoration Exotic plant management type of CSS and 22% grasslands. 16 Control 53 Passive 37 Intermediate 25 Active · 21% had the goal of increasing California Gnatcatcher habitat. · 39% of the restorations were in house and 44% were contracted

Kimball, Sarah

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anthocyanic plant species: Topics by E-print Network  

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Roger 109 Plant species richness, vegetation structure and soil resources of urban brownfield sites linked Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Plant species...

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altered plant species: Topics by E-print Network  

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Roger 129 Plant species richness, vegetation structure and soil resources of urban brownfield sites linked Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: Plant species...

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amazonian plant species: Topics by E-print Network  

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species. In 1999, the National Key Protected Wild Plants identified about 1700 rare and endangered plant species (Chinese State Report on Biodiversity Editorial...

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Correlates of vulnerability among arthropod species threatened by invasive ants  

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declines and extinctions of native species worldwide.and even extinctions, of native species through variousG (2004) How species respond to multiple extinction threats.

Krushelnycky, Paul D.; Gillespie, Rosemary G.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stationary Policies in the Control of Invasive Species  

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a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant. A CHP plant uses hotter steam and higher pressure boilers. It, too

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REVIEWS AND SYNTHESIS Biotic interactions and plant invasions  

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as in abiotic conditions, may explain the demographic success of the introduced plant populations relative and competitors from their native ranges, and gain interactions with new species, under new abiotic conditions to conspecifics in their native range. Within invaded communities, the new interactions and conditions experienced

Crews, Stephen

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HOW DO INVASIVE EXOTIC PLANTS AFFECT NATIVE PLANTS, BIRDS AND MAMMALS IN GREENWAYS?  

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. Vidra What are exotic plant species? Perhaps you have noticed huge thickets of kudzu vine along, it grows _ inch per hour! Kudzu is one example of an exotic plant species. In North Carolina, exotics change the structure of the forest, as kudzu does when it covers every surface. Exotics may also

Hess, George

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Rural housing is related to plant invasions in forests  

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of invasive non-native plants in temperate forests of the Midwestern US. In the Baraboo Hills, Wisconsin, we be discouraged. Keywords Baraboo Hills Á Forest fragmentation Á Landscaping Á Midwestern forests Á NonRESEARCH ARTICLE Rural housing is related to plant invasions in forests of southern Wisconsin, USA

Radeloff, Volker C.

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aquatic invasive species: Topics by E-print Network  

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species:321-333 DOI 10.1007s11258-009-9645-9 12;biogeographical isolation (Office of Technology Assessment 1993 (Robinia pseudoaca- cia) introduced to Europe in the...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alien plant invasions Sample Search Results  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: alien plant invasions Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 5) Management a) How big of a problem is...

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Investigation of an Invasive Ant Species: Nylanderia fulva Colony Extraction, Management, Diet Preference, Fecundity, and Mechanical Vector Potential  

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Invasive species often threaten biodiversity and environmental processes in their introduced range by extirpating native species due to competition for resources. Nylanderia fulva (formerly N. (=Paratrechina) sp. nr. pubens) is an ecologically...

McDonald, Danny 1983-

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Invasive Species, Harmful Algae & Hypoxia in the Great Lakes: An Ecosystem Approach Introduction  

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Invasive Species, Harmful Algae & Hypoxia in the Great Lakes: An Ecosystem Approach Introduction. Hypoxia has occurred frequently in the summer in western Lake Erie. HABs have been responsible The Laurentian Great Lakes are a major resource to North America, containing 18% of the world's surface

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Potato wart disease Synchytrium endobioticum Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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Potato wart disease Synchytrium endobioticum Michigan State University's invasive species-quarantined pathogen of potatoes that has been previously confirmed in the eastern United States. The detection from the Andean region of South America, the pathogen now has worldwide distribution where potatoes

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Invasion by alien species and size and location of nature reserves Petr PYSEK\\ Toms KUCERA1 and Vojtech JAROSK2  

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Invasion by alien species and size and location of nature reserves Petr PYSEK\\ Tomás KUCERA1 in the landscape arfect the probability that it will be exposed to invasion by alien species? ODe of the most large Dnes;we found a weak significant relationship between the occurrence of aliens and reserve area

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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Invasive Species: Major Laws and the Role of Selected Federal Agencies  

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the globe can pose a significant threat to native animal and plant communities, and may result and nuclear power plants in the Great Lakes and the Mississippi basin. The light brown apple moth, a native species) refers to an animal or plant that is introduced into an environment where it is not native

Jawitz, James W.

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Exotic, Invasive, Alien, Nonindigenous, or Nuisance Species: No Matter What You Call Them, They're a Growing Problem  

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Exotic, Invasive, Alien, Nonindigenous, or Nuisance Species: No Matter What You Call Them, They nonindigenous species. What is the Difference between Exotic, Nonindigenous, Non-Native, Alien, Nuisance of February 3, 1999, defined "alien" species as "any species, including its seeds, eggs, spores, or other

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Remote sensing has been used to determine the occurrence of many non-indigenous plant species. GIS are used to  

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requires an objective-based approach using integrated techniques and technology for geospatial analysis are used to manage data acquired with remote sensing and field surveys. Geospatial models are designed." Invasive Plant Species Management with Geospatial Information Technologies and Computational Science

Nebraska-Lincoln, University of

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TAXON 43 -FEB 1994 Are many plant species paraphyletic?  

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). The converse pro- cess, the winnowing of lineages or extinction, acts through disappearance of species, since genera and families go extinct when their last species disappears. Species also represent the basic unitTAXON 43 - FEB 1994 Are many plant species paraphyletic? Loren H. ~ i e s e b e r ~ '& Luc

Rieseberg, Loren

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Plant Species Biology (2003) 18, 123127 2003 The Society for the Study of Species Biology  

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and Genetics, Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0810, JapanPlant Species Biology (2003) 18, 123127 2003 The Society for the Study of Species Biology Blackwell Science, LtdOxford, UKPSBPlant Species Biology1442-1984The Society for the Study of Species

Tomimatsu,, Hiroshi

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Update on the environmental and economic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the United States  

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Update on the environmental and economic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the United University, Ithaca, NY 14850-0901, United States Available online 29 December 2004 Abstract Invading alien% of the species on the Threatened or Endangered species lists are at risk primarily because of alien

Schweik, Charles M.

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Forecasting the Vulnerability of Lakes to Aquatic Plant Invasions  

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water, hull fouling), aquarium and ornamental trades, angling (discharging live bait, trailer boats.g., public boat launch, urban land use) and physical­chemical conditions (e.g., lake area, elevation crispus L. PTMCR. Key words: Aquarium trade, ecological niche models, exotic plants, nursery plants

Olden, Julian D.

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Productivity Is a Poor Predictor of Plant Species Richness  

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Productivity Is a Poor Predictor of Plant Species Richness Peter B. Adler,1 * Eric W. Seabloom,2 that the relationship is hump-shaped, with richness first rising and then declining with increasing productivity by conducting standardized sampling in 48 herbaceous-dominated plant communities on five continents. We found

Orrock, John

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aquatic plant management: Topics by E-print Network  

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Plant Manage. 46: 1-7 Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: % of the fish species listed in the Endangered Spe- cies Act (Lassuy 1994). Invasive aquatic plant...

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HumanWildlife Conflicts 3(1):3040, Spring 2009 The eradication of invasive mammal species  

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cause of species extinction on offshore islands. Management of IAS requires data on the ecology, Atkinson 1996, Vitousek et al. 1997a). This is particularly true on offshore islands, where floras, island biotas form most of the biodiversity hot spots, accounting for 45% of all bird, plant, and reptile

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106 2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 ETHANOL AND ()--PINENE FOR DETECTING AND  

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106 2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 ETHANOL AND (­)--PINENE FOR DETECTING traps baited with ethanol or ethanol and (-)--pinene for bark and ambrosia beetles in pine stands control; (2) ethanol; (3) (-)--pinene; and (4) ethanol + (-)--pinene. The release rates for ethanol

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2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 87 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH  

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2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 87 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF LIGHT BROWN APPLE. Our analyses indicated that LBAM could cause substantial economic losses to U.S. apple, grape, orange an economic analysis of the light brown apple moth (LBAM), (Epiphyas postvittana (Walker)), whose presence

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EnvironmEntal monitoring and dEtEction of invasivE spEciEs  

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, landscape architecture and forest sciences), environmental sciences and/ or the life sciences. The AllianceEnvironmEntal monitoring and dEtEction of invasivE spEciEs ­ current challenges 4­6 September 2013 International W orkshop #12;3rd international global challenges University alliance Workshop Environmental

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Adapting to Climate ChangeAdapting to Climate Change ExtremeExtreme Water Levels, Invasive Species andWater Levels, Invasive Species and  

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Adapting to Climate ChangeAdapting to Climate Change ­­ ExtremeExtreme Water Levels, Invasive." IPCC Risk management is the framework to discuss adaptation to climate change impacts. Risk The Water Resources Working Group will assess and synthesize climate change impacts to Wisconsin's water

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic diversity and invasion patterns  

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Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic (2nd edition): checklist update, taxonomic diversity and invasion patterns. ­ Preslia 84: 155­255. A complete list of all alien taxa ever recorded in the flora

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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E-Print Network 3.0 - accumulator plant species Sample Search...  

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results for: accumulator plant species Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Introduction Biodiversity in the sense of species richness may play a crucial role for maintaining ecosys-...

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Effects of elevated CO2 , nitrogen deposition, and decreased species diversity on foliar fungal plant disease  

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. Keywords: biodiversity, ecosystem, elevated carbon dioxide, nitrogen enrichment, parasites, plant pathogensEffects of elevated CO2 , nitrogen deposition, and decreased species diversity on foliar fungal Three components of global change, elevated CO2 , nitrogen addition, and decreased plant species

Crews, Stephen

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BROMUS TECTORUM INVASION AND GLOBAL CHANGE: LIKELIHOOD OF SPREAD AND FEASIBILITY OF CONTROL  

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and T. Taylor. 2011. Composting one invasive species toproject, chipping and composting one invasive species was

Concilio, Amy Lynn

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Quality at Caddo Lake, Center for Invasive Species Eradication: Final Report  

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Giant salvinia, a highly invasive aquatic fern native to South America, poses a serious threat to Texas waters and has done so since its discovery in the state in the 1990s. If left unmanaged, giant salvinia can cause a multitude of impacts...

Gregory, L.; Knutson, A.; Ederton, E.; Mukherjee, A.; Baumann, P.; Masser, M.; Wagner, K.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summer fruit tortrixAdoxophyes orana Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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and ornamental plantings. Michigan risk maps for exotic plant pests. Other common name smaller tea tortrix : Up to 20 mm long; body yellow-green to dark- green ornamented with warts and light hairs; head brown

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Size-dependent species richness: trends within plant communities and across latitude  

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as a result of sampling effects (McGeoch & Gaston 2002). Likewise, for even-aged populations, plant density, Ithaca, NY, USA 2 Department of Botany, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa 3 Department.edu Abstract We examine how species richness and species-specific plant density (number of species and number

Rand, Richard H.

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Productivity Is a Poor Predictor of Plant Species Richness.  

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For more than 30 years, the relationship between net primary productivity and species richness has generated intense debate in ecology about the processes regulating local diversity. The original view, which is still widely accepted, holds that the relationship is hump-shaped, with richness first rising and then declining with increasing productivity. Although recent meta-analyses questioned the generality of hump-shaped patterns, these syntheses have been criticized for failing to account for methodological differences among studies. We addressed such concerns by conducting standardized sampling in 48 herbaceous-dominated plant communities on five continents. We found no clear relationship between productivity and fine-scale (meters-2) richness within sites, within regions, or across the globe. Ecologists should focus on fresh, mechanistic approaches to understanding the multivariate links between productivity and richness.

Peter B. Adler; et al.

2011-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Alien Species and Evolution: The Evolutionary Ecology of Exotic Plants, Animals, Microbes and Interacting Native Species  

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Review: Alien Species and Evolution: The EvolutionaryGermany George W. Cox. Alien Species and Evolution: TheRecycled, acid-free paper. Alien Species and Evolution leads

Nehrbass, Nana

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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or fruits of host plants. Larvae spin silken webs to tie leaves, inflorescences or fruit clusters. The spring generation larvae feed on flower buds and pupate within webbed plant parts. The summer generation and brown markings; hind wings are white (male) or dark gray (female). Larva : Up to 10 mm long; body

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Vegetation classification and the efficacy of plant dominance-based classifications in predicting the occurrence of plant and animal species  

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. Vegetation associations are often distinguished on the basis of the dominant plant species. Associations with markedly different dominants (e.g., evergreen and deciduous trees) are expected to indicate high complementarity. In this study I evaluated...

Yantis, James Hugh

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Managing invasive species: Rules of thumb for rapid assessment Brian Leung a,*, David Finnoff b  

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Act, 2000) and international agreements (Inter- national Plant Protection Convention, 1997 and control investments. Unfortunately, recent research is frequently in a form inaccessible to policy for prevention and control investments. D 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Keywords: Exotic; Decision

Leung, Brian

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Environment and Coastal Management Marine Invasive Species in North America: Impacts,  

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of world shipping and the number of species that can be and are being transported via ballast water, tank aquaculture, canals, aquarium trade, recreational boating, hydrocarbon exploration and trans- portation. Beach, Coastal Sprawl: The Effects of Urban Design on Aquatic Ecosystems in the United States (Arlington

Taggart, Christopher

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36 2008 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species STATUS OF MICROWAVES AND RADIOFREQUENCY AS ALTERNATIVE  

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., University Park, PA 16802 ABSTRACT Microwave (MW) and radiofrequency (RF) irradiation are forms of dielectric of MW exposure of red pine logs (Pinus resinosa Ait.), temperatures measured in the log with fiber optic through short irradiation treatment times. To date, we have shown that microwaves kill several species

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Observations on the measurement of total antimony and antimony species in algae, plant and animal tissuesw  

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Observations on the measurement of total antimony and antimony species in algae, plant and animal of total antimony and antimony speciation in algae, plant and animal tissues. Digestion with nitric acid.g. some plants and algae, the addition of tetrafluorboric acid is required to dissolve silica as some

Canberra, University of

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From Seed Banks to Communities: Effects of Plant Invasions and Nitrogen Deposition on Desert Annual Forbs  

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Invasions 11:673-686. Beatley, J. C. 1967. Survival ofPress, San Diego, CA. Beatley, J. C. 1966. Ecological statuswater pulses (Went 1948, Beatley 1967, Noy-Meir 1973).

Schneider, Heather

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Appendix 15 Red and Blue-Listed Vertebrate and Vascular Plant Species The  

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Appendix 15 Red and Blue-Listed Vertebrate and Vascular Plant Species The report that follows lists red- and blue-listed species occurring in the Cranbrook Forest District and in the Southern Rocky risk' as either vulnerable in BC (Blue-listed), or endangered or threatened (Red-listed). The species

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66 2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 EMERALD ASH BORER IN RUSSIA: 2009 SITUATION UPDATE  

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66 2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 EMERALD ASH BORER IN RUSSIA: 2009, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Science, Krasnoyarsk, Russia 2 Institute of Forest Management and Mechanization, Pushkino, Moscow Region, Russia 3 Far Eastern Institute of Forest Management, Khabarovsk, Russia

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alpine plant species: Topics by E-print Network  

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GLORIA Target Region in the Sierra Nevada, California, USA; Alpine Plant Monitoring for Global Climate Change CiteSeer Summary: The earth experiences climate change whether from...

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Habitat types on the Hanford Site: Wildlife and plant species of concern  

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The objective of this report is to provide a comprehensive source of the best available information on Hanford Site sensitive and critical habitats and plants and animals of importance or special status. In this report, sensitive habitats include areas known to be used by threatened, endangered, or sensitive plant or animal species, wetlands, preserves and refuges, and other sensitive habitats outlined in the Hanford Site Baseline Risk Assessment Methodology. Potentially important species for risk assessment and species of special concern with regard to their status as threatened, endangered, or sensitive are described, and potential habitats for these species identified.

Downs, J.L.; Rickard, W.H.; Brandt, C.A. [and others

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disturbance, spatial turnover, and species coexistence in grassland plant communities  

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Humans have dramatically altered natural disturbance regimes. We thus need to understand how these alterations affect plant communities and whether natural disturbance regimes can be restored. I explored the effect of ...

Questad, Erin

2008-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alien plant species Sample Search Results  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: alien plant species Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 5) Management a) How big of a problem is it?...

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S-nitrosothiols and reactive oxygen species in plant disease resistance and development  

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Nitric oxide (NO) as well as reactive oxygen species (ROS) play an important role in defence signalling in plants. After successful recognition of an invading pathogen, an increase in ROS occurs, the oxidative burst; ...

Brzezek, Kerstin

2014-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth response of selected vegetable species to plant residue of guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.)  

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GROWTH RESPONSE OF SELECTED VEGETABLE SPECIES TO PLANT RESIDUE OF GUAR (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L. ) Taub. ) A Thesis by DEBBIE JOHN REID Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1992 Major Subject: Horticulture GROWTH RESPONSE OF SELECTED VEGETABLE SPECIES TO PLANT RESIDUE OF GUAR (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L. ) Taub. ) A Thesis by DEBBIE JOHN REID Approved as to style...

Reid, Debbie John

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Invasive Bluegills  

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" policy and offering recipes for blue gill fried, marinated and in chili sauce. Hmmm. Maybe we can adopt that approach to deal with our own invasive Japanese species... so would you like that kudzu with a balsamic vinaigrette or the house dressing? #ceas...

Hacker, Randi; Tsutsui, William

2008-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Methods of propagation for selected native Texas woody plant species  

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. vation. Native plants placed in a common, static contrived design which does not relate to the region or site amounts to mere substitution oi' plant material. With this idea in mind, the design of' a nedge or windbreak can not only respond to the site.... quadrifidur. Lyon'a. spp. Magnolia spp. Mimosa spp. Morus sop. 112 -"1 s 118 12j 122 j24 125 133 136 144 14~ 147 152 1"4 1"5 lwP, 160 162 158 171 j7@ 'l 7 180 184 1. 88 193 199 200 202 205 213 n14 217 219 222 223 22"- 228 P...

Senior, Jill Ellen

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prediction of plant species distributions across six Peter B. Pearman,1  

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LETTER Prediction of plant species distributions across six millennia Peter B. Pearman,1 The usefulness of species distribution models (SDMs) in predicting impacts of climate change on biodiversity alternative way to evaluate the predictive ability of SDMs across time is to compare their predictions

Zimmermann, Niklaus E.

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Mechanisms of plant species impacts on ecosystem nitrogen cycling  

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, this microbial nitrogen loop is driven by plant-supplied carbon and provides a strong negative feedback through by an increase in the relative nitrogen content in decomposing litter and a much lower carbon-to-nitrogen ratio by a microbial nitrogen loop. Nitrogen is released from the soil organic matter and incorporated into microbial

Minnesota, University of

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Alien plants in urban nature reserves: from red-list species to future invaders? 27 Alien plants in urban nature reserves  

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Alien plants in urban nature reserves: from red-list species to future invaders? 27 Alien plants 2011 Citation: Jarosík V, Pysek P, KadlecT (2011) Alien plants in urban nature reserves: from red in these protected areas are complicated by high proportions of alien species. We examined which environmental

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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Synergistic Eradication: Center's first project tackles invasive plant at treasured lake  

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was first infested with giant salvinia in 2006, and within two years the plant?s coverage expanded from less than 2 acres to more than 1,000 acres,? said Dr. Michael Masser, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist. ?The plant can form thick mats over... the lake, choking off sunlight to the fish, plants, and animals below, and greatly hinders boating, fishing, and other recreational uses of the water. ?So far, efforts to control giant salvinia such as chemical spraying and mechanically removing...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synergistic eradication: Center's first project tackles invasive plant at treasured lake  

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was first infested with giant salvinia in 2006, and within two years the plant?s coverage expanded from less than 2 acres to more than 1,000 acres,? said Dr. Michael Masser, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist. ?The plant can form thick mats over... the lake, choking off sunlight to the fish, plants, and animals below, and greatly hinders boating, fishing, and other recreational uses of the water. ?So far, efforts to control giant salvinia such as chemical spraying and mechanically removing...

Wythe, Kathy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EO 13112: Invasive Species  

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AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary) "ofEarly Career Scientists'Montana.Program - LibbyofThisStatement ||MoreThis documentWHITE HOUSE183 Federal

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Coexistence of congeneric native and invasive species: The case of the green algae Codium spp. in northwestern Spain  

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Biological invasions have increased in number in coastal eco- systems in recent decades, although until are carried with the sand and rock ballast of ships, such as seaweeds, molluscs and arthro- pods (Carlton

Provan, Jim

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Anthropogenic increase in carbon dioxide compromises plant defense against invasive insects  

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the interactions between crop plants and insect pests and may pro- mote yet another form of global change- propane-1-carboxylate synthase (acc-s)]. The down-regulation of these genes, in turn, reduced

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Adaptive Management Plan for Sensitive Plant Species on the Nevada Test Site  

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The Nevada Test Site supports numerous plant species considered sensitive because of their past or present status under the Endangered Species Act and with federal and state agencies. In 1998, the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operation Office (DOE/NV) prepared a Resource Management Plan which commits to protects and conserve these sensitive plant species and to minimize accumulative impacts to them. This document presents the procedures of a long-term adaptive management plan which is meant to ensure that these goals are met. It identifies the parameters that are measured for all sensitive plant populations during long-term monitoring and the adaptive management actions which may be taken if significant threats to these populations are detected. This plan does not, however, identify the current list of sensitive plant species know to occur on the Nevada Test Site. The current species list and progress on their monitoring is reported annually by DOE/NV in the Resource Management Plan.

C. A. Wills

2001-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Soil ecosystem functioning under climate change: plant species and community effects  

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Feedbacks of terrestrial ecosystems to climate change depend on soil ecosystem dynamics. Soil ecosystems can directly and indirectly respond to climate change. For example, warming directly alters microbial communities by increasing their activity. Climate change may also alter plant community composition, thus indirectly altering the microbial communities that feed on their inputs. To better understand how climate change may directly and indirectly alter soil ecosystem functioning, we investigated old-field plant community and soil ecosystem responses to single and combined effects of elevated [CO2], warming, and water availability. Specifically, we collected soils at the plot level (plant community soils), and beneath dominant plant species (plant-specific soils). We used microbial enzyme activities and soil nematodes as indicators for soil ecosystem functioning. Our study resulted in two main findings: 1) Overall, while there were some interactions, water, relative to increases in [CO2] and warming, had the largest impact on plant community composition, soil enzyme activities, and soil nematodes. Multiple climate change factors can interact to shape ecosystems, but in this case, those interactions were largely driven by changes in water availability. 2) Indirect effects of climate change, via changes in plant communities, had a significant impact on soil ecosystem functioning and this impact was not obvious when looking at plant community soils. Climate change effects on enzyme activities and soil nematode abundance and community structure strongly differed between plant community soils and plant-specific soils, but also within plant-specific soils. In sum, these results indicate that accurate assessments of climate change impacts on soil ecosystem functioning require incorporating the concurrent changes in plant function and plant community composition. Climate change-induced shifts in plant community composition will likely modify or counteract the direct impact of climate change on soil ecosystem functioning, and hence, these indirect effects should be taken into account when predicting how climate change will alter ecosystem functioning.

Kardol, Paul [ORNL; Cregger, Melissa [ORNL; Campany, Courtney E [ORNL; Classen, Aimee T [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Plant species richness, vegetation structure and soil resources of urban brownfield sites linked  

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Plant species richness, vegetation structure and soil resources of urban brownfield sites linked September 2008 # Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 Abstract Brownfield sites contribute of a chronosequence of urban brownfield sites in Bremen and Berlin, Germany. These parameters were linked

Kleyer, Michael

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Plant species of the Central European flora as aliens in Australia Stedoevropsk rostlinn druhy zavlecen do Austrlie  

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Plant species of the Central European flora as aliens in Australia Stedoevropské rostlinné druhy. (2010): Plant spe- cies of the Central European flora as aliens in Australia. ­ Preslia 82: 465 that are currently recognized as alien species in Australia. We explored temporal patterns of introduction

Richner, Heinz

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Threatened and endangered species evaluation for 75 licensed commercial nuclear power generating plants  

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The Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended, and related implementing regulations of the jurisdictional federal agencies, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Interior, at 50 CFR Part 17. 1, et seq., require that federal agencies ensure that any action authorized, funded, or carried out under their jurisdiction is not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of any threatened or endangered species or result in the destruction or adverse modification of critical habitats for such species. The issuance and maintenance of a federal license, such as a construction permit or operating license issued by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a commercial nuclear power generating facility is a federal action under the jurisdiction of a federal agency, and is therefore subject to the provisions of the ESA. The U.S. Department of the Interior (through the Fish and Wildlife Service), and the U.S. Department of Commerce, share responsibility for administration of the ESA. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) deals with species that inhabit marine environments and anadromous fish, while the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is responsible for terrestrial and freshwater species and migratory birds. A species (or other distinct taxonomic unit such as subspecies, variety, and for vertebrates, distinct population units) may be classified for protection as `endangered` when it is in danger of extinction within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range. A `threatened` classification is provided to those animals and plants likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of their ranges. As of February 1997, there were about 1067 species listed under the ESA in the United States. Additionally there were approximately 125 species currently proposed for listing as threatened or endangered, and another 183 species considered to be candidates for formal listing proposals.

Sackschewsky, M.R.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

HumanWildlife Interactions 6(2):181203, Fall 2012 Brown treesnakes: a potential invasive  

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for the United States SAMANTHA S. KAHL, 274 Ellington Plant Sciences Building, Department of Forestry, Wildlife or endangered many native animal populations, attacked pets and poultry, bitten humans, and caused power outages species, reproduction Invasive species are a serious threat to ecosystems and are rated second after

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A comparison of {sup 137}Cs radioactivity in localized evergreen and deciduous plant species  

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A vegetation study at the Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station (CPSES) near Glen Rose, Texas was conducted in 1991 and 1992. The CPSES is a commercial nuclear power plant owned and operated by Texas Utilities Electric of Dallas, Texas. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) requires the CPSES to routinely sample broadleaf vegetation in place of milk samples. Few commercial dairies exist in the vicinity. Broadleaf tree species are scarce because the climate and local limestone geology have produced a dry rolling hill topography. An evergreen juniper is the dominant tree species. Few broadleaves during the winter season have hindered year-round sampling. This study compares the environmental {sup 137}Cs concentrations between broadleaf and evergreen foliage at CPSES. Soil {sup 137}Cs concentrations from each vegetation location were also compared to the foliage {sup 137}Cs concentrations. The study`s objective was to determine if the deciduous and evergreen vegetation {sup 137}Cs concentrations are statistically the same.

Rangel, R.C.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

A checklist of plant and animal species at Los Alamos National Laboratory and surrounding areas  

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Past and current members of the Biology Team (BT) of the Ecology Group have completed biological assessments (BAs) for all of the land that comprises Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Within these assessments are lists of plant and animal species with the potential to exist on LANL lands and the surrounding areas. To compile these lists, BT members examined earlier published and unpublished reports, surveys, and data bases that pertained to the biota of this area or to areas that are similar. The species lists that are contained herein are compilations of the lists from these BAs, other lists that were a part of the initial research for the performance of these BAs, and more recent surveys.

Hinojosa, H. [comp.

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Metal uptake by agricultural plant species grown in sludge-amended soil following ecosystem restoration practices  

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The disposal of municipal sewage sludge is an important environmental problem presently facing society. Because sludge is rich in plant nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous, land application as a fertilizer has been proposed as a cost-effective means of disposal. This method of disposal, however, is frequently the subject of public health concern since municipal sludge may contain heavy metals that potentially could be introduced into the human food chain. This study examined metal concentrations in two agricultural species at a study site where ecosystem restoration practices (liming and tilling) had been conducted for 5 years following 11 years of sludge enrichment. 11 refs., 2 tabs.

Peles, J.D.; Barrett, G.W. [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States)] [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States); Brewer, S.R. [Miami Univ., Oxford, OH (United States)] [Miami Univ., Oxford, OH (United States)

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of different site preparation treatments on species diversity, composition and plant traits in Pinus halepensis woodlands.  

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drought, its edaphic plasticity, and its ability to colonize land after agricultural abandonment1 Effects of different site preparation treatments on species diversity, composition and plant, yet studies on the effects of silvicultural treatments on plant diversity are scarce. Our experiment

Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

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Appendix S1. Plant species extinction patterns following animal extinction scenarios of systematic removal from the strongest interactor and systematic removal from the weakest  

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Appendices Appendix S1. Plant species extinction patterns following animal extinction scenarios on interaction strength data. #12;Appendix S3. Same as Appendix S1 for animal species extinction patterns following plant extinction scenarios. #12;Appendix S4. Same as Appendix S2 for animal species extinction

Caflisch, Amedeo

113

Observational Field Assessment of Invasiveness for  

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synthesis............................................................... 8 Jatropha observations.................................................................. 9 Jatropha risk synthesis................................................................. 12 and invasiveness. Observations were made around field plantings of banagrass, Jatropha (Jatropha curcas

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A ten-year decrease in plant species richness on a neotropical inselberg:1 detrimental effects of global warming?2  

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of global warming?2 3 EMILE FONTY*, CORINNE SARTHOU, DENIS LARPIN§ and JEAN-FRAN?OIS4 PONGE*1 5 6 *Muséum 15 Keywords: aridity, biodiversity loss, global warming, low forest, plant communities, tropical16 probable cause of the observed species disappearance is global warming, which severely28 affected northern

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115

Contolling invasive weed: Center begins evaluating giant salvina-eating weevils  

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wide, and are infested with the plant?s only biological enemy, the salvinia weevil. #22;e weevil prefers warm temperatures and eats the giant salvinia as its only food source. #22;ese tanks are being used to grow giant salvinia and propagate... the growth of giant salvinia. Photo by Lucas Gregory. Project members of the recently funded Center for Invasive Species Eradication (CISE) have been hard at work managing the center?s #28;rst undertaking, the Caddo Lake Giant Salvinia Eradication...

Orth, Melanie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Controlling invasive weed: Center begins evaluating giant salvinia-eating weevils  

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wide, and are infested with the plant?s only biological enemy, the salvinia weevil. #22;e weevil prefers warm temperatures and eats the giant salvinia as its only food source. #22;ese tanks are being used to grow giant salvinia and propagate... the growth of giant salvinia. Photo by Lucas Gregory. Project members of the recently funded Center for Invasive Species Eradication (CISE) have been hard at work managing the center?s #28;rst undertaking, the Caddo Lake Giant Salvinia Eradication...

Orth, Melanie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Species richness in a successional grassland: effects of nitrogen enrichment and plant litter  

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) that was experimentally introduced to the study site as seed. Additions of nitrogen fertilizer to experimental plots over two growing seasons increased plant production as indicated by increases in both living plant biomass and litter biomass. Increased productivity...

Foster, Bryan L.; Gross, Katherine L.

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Transcriptomic Resources for Interrogating the Biosynthesis of Monoterpene Indole Alkaloids in Medicinal Plant Species  

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The natural diversity of plant metabolism has long been a source for human medicines. One group of plant-derived compounds, the monoterpene indole alkaloids (MIAs), includes well-documented therapeutic agents used in the ...

Gongora-Castillo, Elsa

119

Tropical leguminous species for acid soils: studies on plant form and growth  

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fixing ability were analyzed for species at four abandoned pasture sites at the La Selva Biological Station, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. Survival of the majority of the species after 3 years was high. Pithecellobium idiopodum, Inga edulis, A lbizia guichapele...

Tilki, Fahrettin

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance of Planted Herbaceous Species in Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) Plantations: Overstory Effects of Competition and Needlefall  

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Research to determine the separate effects of above-ground and below-ground competition and needlefall of over-story pines on under-story plant performance. Periodic monitoring of over-story crown closure, soil water content, temperature, and nutrients were conducted. Results indicate competition for light had a more determental effect on performance of herbaceous species in longleaf pine plantations than that resulting from competition for below-ground resources.

Dagley, C.M.

2001-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Visiting insect diversity and visitation rates for seven globally-imperiled plant species in  

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..................................................................................................................................... 3 Study area..................................................................... 51 Appendix 3- The Natural Heritage Ranking System restricted areas in the middle Arkansas Valley of Colorado. These species were observed to determine

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Sustainable design for a subtropical green roof with local, recyclable substrates and native plant species  

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with compost, expanded shale with compost, and recycled crushed concrete with compost. The boxes were further subdivided into four plots with plantings of Lenophyllum texanum (coastal stonecrop), Buchloe dactyloides (buffalograss), and Bouteloua gracilis (blue...

Huerta, Angelica

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Sensitive Species  

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plants and animals not protected by the federal Endangered Species Act or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, but are protected on state or local levels. The Sensitive Species Best...

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From famine to feast? Selecting nuclear DNA sequence loci for plant species-level phylogeny  

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Generation agents ­ Own and operate virtual power plants ­ Submit power bids to the independent system in the EMCAS model #12;3 Argonne Staff Act Out the Roles of Individual Agents in a Virtual Electric PowerElectric Power Market Simulations Using Individuals as Agents Guenter Conzelmann Argonne National

Bailey, Donovan

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Plant species as a significant factor in wastewater treatment in constructed wetlands  

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) in microcosms fed rural septic influent. The water parameters studied were water usage, ammonium-nitrogen, phosphorus, coliforms, suspended solids, BOD, pH, and turbidity. The BOD for all plants was reduced below the standard levels but none were significantly...

Varvel, Tracey W

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Arsenic species in soil solution and plant uptake of arsenic under flooded conditions  

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, fresh and salt waters, and soils. Sources of As in the environment include the weathering of As bearing minerals, stack gases from smelters, fly ash from coal burning plants, and the application of various agriculturally important compounds... Arsenic is present in over 200 naturally occurring minerals and is commonly found in conjunction with iron, copper, and cobalt ores, as well as sedimentary deposits such as coal. Arsenic is released to the environment with the weathering, burning...

Onken, Blake Morgan

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dispersal and disturbance as factors limiting the distribution of rare plant species at the Savannah River Site and the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge.  

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An experiment was conducted to identify effective methods of creating new populations of herbaceous species in managed upland longleaf pine forest at two locations in the Fall-line Sandhills of South Carolina. We included thirteen species and a variety of site treatments. All sites were burned and lightly raked prior to planting. Sowing seeds on untreated or fertilized treatments resulted in the lowest establishment of all treatments. Digging the planting area to remove belowground plant structures and using hardware cloth cages to exclude potential mammalian seed predators and herbivores led to increased establishment of target species. Establishment was higher using seedling transplants compared to seeds. Success rate was highly variable among sites so population establishment efforts should try to incorporate many sites initially to find the sites that give the greatest chance of success, or increase efforts to carefully identify species, habitat requirements and screen potential sites accordingly. Some species showed very low rates of success despite the variety of methods used; for such species additional work is required on their basic ecology, in particular germination biology and site requirements, as part of a restoration project. The overall low rate of establishment success emphasizes the need to protect and manage existing populations of uncommon Sandhills species, and to recognize that establishing large, long-term, reproducing populations of such species will be difficult.

Primack, Richard; Walker, Joan.

2003-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative analyses of soil contaminant levels and plant species diversity at developing and disused oil well sites in Qianjiang oilfield, China  

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Oilfield development contaminates soils and waters with crude oil, brine and heavy metals. Oil well sites are probably the most contaminated places in oilfields. During drilling and crude oil extraction from underground stores, a significant amount of oil and brine discharges into soils at oil well sites by blowouts, container spillages and pipeline ruptures. In oilfields in China, it was estimated that about 0.77 - 1.85% crude oil discharged into soils at oil well sites during oilfield development. Exposure to oil and salt contaminants could evoke toxicological effects in plants. Responses of plants to the contaminant exposure include inhibition of photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation, cessation of growth, reduced reproductive success and mortality. These harmful impacts on plants would be expected to result in remarkable loss of biodiversity. Qianjiang oilfield has been developed for about thirty-five years. Oil well sites in it have long been contaminated with oil and brine since, and plants at the well sites are rare. In the last three years however some wells have fallen into disuse. In result, a few plant species have intruded into the disuse well sites and formed new populations, and plant species diversity in these places has increased thereby. For benefit of restoration of the disuse well sites, it is interesting to know the relationships between contaminant levels and plant biodiversity. The present paper focuses the attention on comparative analyses of soil contaminations by crude oil, salt and some heavy metals and plant species diversity at developing and disuse oil well sites. 15 refs., 3 tabs.

Xiong, Z.T.; Hu, H.X.; Wang, Y.X. [Wuhan Univ., Hubei (China)] [and others] [Wuhan Univ., Hubei (China); and others

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORIGINAL PAPER Drought-tolerance of an invasive alien tree, Acacia mearnsii  

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ORIGINAL PAPER Drought-tolerance of an invasive alien tree, Acacia mearnsii and two native+Business Media B.V. 2011 Abstract Invasive alien plants (IAPs) have success- fully invaded many riparian zones. Keywords Invasive alien plant Á Water potential Á Carbon isotope Á Restoration Á Streamflow Á Xylem

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ORIGINAL PAPER Going west--invasion genetics of the alien raccoon dog  

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ORIGINAL PAPER Going west--invasion genetics of the alien raccoon dog Nyctereutes procynoides, has long been recognised as a prominent example of an invasive alien species in Europe with a wide . Europe Introduction Invasive alien species are often a significant threat to ecosystems worldwide

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Scale and ecological and historical determinants of a species' geographic range: The plant parasite Phoradendron californicum Nutt. (Viscaceae)  

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Geographic ranges of species are fundamental units of study in ecology and evolutionary biology, since they summarize views of how species' populations and individuals are organized in space and time. Here, I assess how ...

Lira Noriega, Andres

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Plant Species Biology (2006) 21, 112 doi: 10.1111/j.1442-1984.2006.00145.x 2006 The Authors  

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Journal compilation 2006 The Society for the Study of Species Biology Blackwell Publishing AsiaMelbourne, AustraliaPSBPlant Species Biology0913-557XThe Society for the Study of Species Biology, 2006April 2006211112Invited Article CONSERVATION OF FRAGMENTED POPULATIONSM. OHARA ET AL. Correspondence: Masashi Ohara Email

Tomimatsu,, Hiroshi

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Aquatic macrophyte and animal communities in a recently restored brackish marsh: possible influences of restoration design and the invasive plant species Myriophyllum spicatum  

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of the Chenier P lains freshwater marsh system, but the introduction of salt water through drainage canals connected to the Intracoastal Waterway and Entergy (formally Gulf State Utilities) outfall canals in the 1950s caused the freshwater marsh vegetation...

Bell, Michael Thomas

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of Nutrient Loading on the Invasion of an Alien Plant Species, Giant Reed (Arundo donax), in Southern California Riparian Ecosystems  

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source water quality impacts. Environmental Management 17:water quality in agricultural watersheds. Environmental Management.

Ambrose, Richard F.; Rundel, Philip W.

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Influence of Nutrient Loading on the Invasion of an Alien Plant Species, Giant Reed (Arundo donax), in Southern California Riparian Ecosystems  

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using a Nitrogen Gas Analyzer combustion method (LECO FP-was determined by the combustion gas analyzer method (Methodwas determined by the combustion gas analyzer method (Method

Ambrose, Richard F.; Rundel, Philip W.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Post-Project Evaluation of Channel Morphology, Invasive Plant Species, and Native Fish Habitat in Putah Creek in Winters, CA Six Years After Channel Relocation  

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land floodplains of the Yolo Bypass through channelizationhabitat conditions in the Yolo Bypass, but may compromisefor Native Fish in the Yolo Bypass. Accessed December 2011.

Blackledge, Gina; Boisrame, Gabrielle

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of eutrophication and snails on Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) invasion  

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Effects of eutrophication and snails on Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) invasion; accepted in revised form 10 October 2005 Key words: eutrophication, food web, invasive species) run- off, which causes eutrophication. Eutrophication has a myriad of negative consequences, including

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Restoring Ecological Function with Invasive Species Management  

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and diurnal energy production per tree (cal h -1 ), weper tree Flowering trees ha 24 h energy production (cal ha -tree per hectare and the Monte Carlo simulation median 24 h energy

Hanna, Cause

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EO 13112: Invasive Species | Department of Energy  

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Invasive, Nonnative Species | Open Energy Information  

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Restoring Ecological Function with Invasive Species Management  

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= 0.138). The energy production values may be underestimatedin the median 24 h energy production of M. polymorpha (TableNocturnal and diurnal energy production of M. polymorpha We

Hanna, Cause

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The influence of annual species composition and density on perennial seedling density in four plant communities in the Northern Mojave Desert  

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According to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (as amended in 1987), the US Department of Energy (DOE) must study and characterize Yucca Mountain as a potential site for long-term underground storage of high-level nuclear waste. Part of the overall site characterization program is to monitor potential impacts on the biological resources at Yucca Mountain. A part of the biological monitoring program, assessed vegetation parameters included density of annual and perennial seedlings. This data was used to evaluate: (1) seed germination and seed survival; and (2) if annual plant species density and cover influence perennial seedling survival. Twelve permanent 200 {times} 200-m ,study plots were established in each of four vegetation associations present in the Yucca Mountain Project area. During the spring of 1992, 20 to 60, 1-m{sup 2} randomly-located quadrats per study plot were measured for perennial seedling density, annual species density, and annual species composition. Perennial seedlings found in 1992 were relocated in the spring of 1993, and survival determined. Cover was measure in the spring of 1992. Annual plant density and cover was greatest in the Larrea-Lycium-Grayia vegetation association, and lowest in the Larrea-Ambrosia vegetation association. Annual seedling density had a negative exponential relationship with perennial seedling density in 1992. However, non-linear regression analysis indicated that 1992 annual seedling density had a greater impact on survival of pernnial seedlings from 1992 to 1993.

Hall, P.F.; Angerer, J.P.; Ostler, W.K. [EG and G Energy Measurements, Inc., Las Vegas, NV (United States); Schultz, B.W. [Nevada Univ., Reno, NV (United States). Desert Research Inst.

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling the Distributions and Richness of Lowland Savanna Plant Species in Belize using a Maximum-Entropy Approach.  

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, and analyses showed the most species-rich savanna as the least suitable areas for agriculture. In addition, the current protected areas were compared against the proposed areas for conservation, and showed overlap of up to 26%....

Rollings, Felicity J.

2012-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asian carps invasive Sample Search Results  

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Biology and Medicine ; Environmental Sciences and Ecology 18 Exotic, Invasive, Alien, Nonindigenous, or Nuisance Species: No Matter What You Call Them, They're a Growing...

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Kudzu (Pueraria montana) invasion doubles emissions of nitric oxide and increases ozone pollution  

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Kudzu (Pueraria montana) invasion doubles emissions of nitric oxide and increases ozone pollution) The nitrogen-fixing legume kudzu (Pueraria montana) is a wide- spread invasive plant in the southeastern United the effects of kudzu invasions on soils and trace N gas emissions at three sites in Madison County, Georgia

Mickley, Loretta J.

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Most impacts on wildlife will likely be indirect as wildlife species respond to slow changes in plant  

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: status and concerns. Ecological relationships of winter ticks, moose, and climate change. Moose) changes · "moose sickness" · deer keds · forestry impacts ("sprucification") Russia: poaching#12; Most impacts on wildlife will likely be indirect as wildlife species respond to slow changes

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Aspects of Applied Biology 104, 2010 What makes an alien invasive? Risk and policy responses  

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Aspects of Applied Biology 104, 2010 What makes an alien invasive? Risk and policy responses 37 of the `alien' species invasion and their impact on the native ecosystems is therefore a problem of high practical importance. Biological invasion typically has a few distinctly different stages such as (i) alien

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Comparative plant uptake and microbial degradation of trichloroethylene in the rhizospheres of five plant species-- implications for bioremediation of contaminated surface soils  

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The objective of this study was to collect data that would provide a foundation for the concept of using vegetation to enhance in situ bioremediation of contaminated surface soils. Soil and vegetation (Lespedeza cuneata, Paspalum notatum, Pinus taeda, and Solidago sp.) samples from the Miscellaneous Chemicals Basin (MCB) at the Savannah River Site were used in tests to identify critical plant and microbiological variables affecting the fate of trichloroethylene (TCE) in the root zone. Microbiological assays including phospholipid acid analyses, and {sup 14}C-acetate incorporation were conducted to elucidate differences in rhizosphere and nonvegetated soil microbial communities from the MCB. The microbial activity, biomass, and degradation of TCE in rhizosphere soils were significantly greater than corresponding nonvegetated soils. Vegetation had a positive effect on microbial degradation of {sup 14}C-TCE in whole-plant experiments. Soils from the MCB containing Lespedeza cuneata, Pinus taeda, and Glycine max mineralized greater than 25% of the {sup 14}C- TCE added compared with less than 20% in nonvegetated soils. Collectively, these results provide evidence for the positive role of vegetation in enhancing biodegradation.

Anderson, T.A. (Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States)); Walton, B.T. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of unseeded areas on species richness of coal mines reclaimed with municipal biosolids  

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Land application of municipal biosolids on coal mine spoils can benefit vegetation establishment in mine reclamation. However, the application of biosolids leads to domination by early-successional species, such as grasses, and low establishment of woody and volunteer species, thus reducing potential for forestry as a postmining land use. In this experiment, tree seedlings were planted in strips (0.6-, 1-, and 4-m wide) that were not seeded with grasses, and the effects of unseeded strip width on seedling growth and species richness were assessed. Planted seedling mortality was high; therefore, the effect of unseeded strip width on seedling growth could not be determined. However, it was found that natural plant invasion and species richness were highest in the 4-m unseeded strips. The practice of leaving 4-m-wide unseeded strips in mine reclamation with biosolids in the eastern United States, along with the improvement of tree seedling planting practices and planting stock, would help promote a more species-rich plant community that could be utilized for forestry or a variety of other postmining land uses.

Halofsky, J.E.; McCormick, L.H. [Penn State University, University Park, PA (United States). School for Forest Resources

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Hazardous Chemical Species Associated with CO2 Capture from Coal-Fired Power Plants and Their Potential Fate in CO2 Geologic Storage  

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favors IGCC technology over existing power plant designs (technologies either retrofitted to existing power plants, ortechnologies that could either be retrofitted to existing coal-fired power plants,

Apps, J.A.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reproductive Biology ofReproductive Biology of Invasive SpeciesInvasive Species  

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).(tree of heaven). Needs pollinators.Needs pollinators. Self incompatibilitySelf incompatibility -- Tamarix).Baker's rule (Baker 1955). 100% of invaders in South Africa self100% of invaders in South Africa self.Mating systems. Usually selfUsually self--compatible or asexual reproduction.compatible or asexual reproduction

Cruzan, Mitchell B.

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Invasion Biology Mark A. Davis  

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Invasion Biology Mark A. Davis 2 biology 2 MarkA.DavisInvasionBiology2 1 With the exception of climate change, biological invasions have probably received more attention during the past ten years than on the subject, Invasion Biology provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the science of biological

Davis, Mark A.

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Final Report for DOE Project: Climate Effects on Plant Range Distributions and Community Structure of Pacific Northwest Prairies  

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Pacific Northwest (PNW) prairies are an imperiled ecosystem that contain a large number of plant species with high fidelity to this habitat. The few remaining high-quality PNW prairies harbor a number of sensitive, rare, and endangered plant species that may be further at-risk with climate change. Thus, PNW prairies are an excellent model system to examine how climate change will affect the distribution of native plant species in grassland sites. Our experimental objectives were to determine: (i) how climate change will affect the range distribution of native plant species; (ii) what life history stages are most sensitive to climate change in a group of key indicator native species; (iii) the robustness of current restoration techniques and suites of species to changing climate, and in particular, the relative competitiveness of native species versus exotic invasive species; and (iv) the effects of climate change on carbon and nutrient cycling and soil-microbial-plant feedbacks. We addressed these objectives by experimentally increasing temperature 2.5 to 3.0 C above ambient with overhead infrared lamps and increasing wet-season precipitation by 20% above ambient in three upland prairie sites in central-western Washington, central-western Oregon, and southwestern Oregon from fall 2010 through 2012. Additional precipitation was applied within 2 weeks of when it fell so precipitation intensity was increased, particularly during the winter rainy season but with minimal additions during the summer dry season. These three sites also represent a 520-km natural climate gradient of increasing degree of severity of Mediterranean climate from north to south. After removing the extant vegetation, we planted a diverse suite of 12 native species that have their northern range limit someplace within the PNW in each experimental plot. An additional 20 more wide-spread native species were also planted into each plot. We found that recruitment of plant species within their ranges was negatively impacted by increased temperatures, but for species planted north of their current range, increased temperature was neutral. However, for surviving plants climate treatments and site-specific factors (e.g., nutrient availability) were the strongest predictors of plant growth and seed set. When recruitment and plant growth are considered together, increased temperatures are negative within a species current range but beyond this range they become positive. Germination was the most critical stage for plant response across all sites and climate treatments. Our results underscore the importance of including plant vital rates into models that are examining climate change effects on plant ranges. Warming altered plant community composition, decreased diversity, and increased total cover, with warmed northern communities over time becoming more like ambient communities further south. In particular, warming increased the cover of annual introduced species, suggesting that the observed biogeographic pattern of increasing invasion by this plant functional group in US West Coast prairies as one moves further south is at least in part due to climate. Our results suggest that with the projected increase in drought severity with climate change, Pacific Northwest prairies may face an increase of invasion by annuals, similar to what has been observed in California, resulting in novel species assemblages and shifts in functional composition, which in turn may alter ecosystem function. Warming generally increased nutrient availability and plant productivity across all sites. The seasonality of soil respiration responses to heating were strongly dependent on the Mediterranean climate gradient in the PNW, with heating responses being generally positive during periods of adequate soil moisture and becoming neutral to negative during periods of low soil moisture. The asynchrony between temperature and precipitation may make soils less sensitive to warming. Precipitation effects were minimal for all measured responses indicating the importance of increased temperature

Bridgham, Scott D. [University of Oregon; Johnson, Bart [University of Oregon

2013-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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BIODIVERSITY Invasive plants as drivers of regime  

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, Sweden, 4 Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch

Molofsky, Jane

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A Review of Hazardous Chemical Species Associated with CO2 Capture from Coal-Fired Power Plants and Their Potential Fate in CO2 Geologic Storage  

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of Toxic Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants: Phase Ito restrict SO 2 emissions from coal-burning power plants (Coal-fired Power Plant (after Weber et al. , 1996) .42 Hazardous Organic Compounds in Combined Stack Emissions

Apps, J.A.

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Massachusetts Endangered Species Act Regulations (Massachusetts)  

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The regulations that accompany the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act list three categories of animals and plants in need of protection: endangered, threatened, and species of special concern....

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A Review of Hazardous Chemical Species Associated with CO2 Capture from Coal-Fired Power Plants and Their Potential Fate in CO2 Geologic Storage  

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the solid waste residues during combustion or gasificationcoal gasification stage in IGCC plants results in a waste

Apps, J.A.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ecological effects of invasive alien insects Marc Kenis Marie-Anne Auger-Rozenberg Alain Roques Laura Timms  

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Ecological effects of invasive alien insects Marc Kenis ? Marie-Anne Auger-Rozenberg ? Alain Roques identified 403 primary research publications that investigated the ecological effects of invasive alien, preda- tion or parasitism. Alien species may also affect native species and communities through more com

Schweik, Charles M.

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FLORISTICS LABORATORY CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF MILITARY LANDS  

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Level Surveys · Invasive Species Inventories · Endangered/Sensitive Plant Species Surveys · Database

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A Review of Hazardous Chemical Species Associated with CO2 Capture from Coal-Fired Power Plants and Their Potential Fate in CO2 Geologic Storage  

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from combustion and gasification of coal an equilibriumHolysh, M. 2005. Coke Gasification: Advanced technology forfrom a Coal-Fired Gasification Plant. Final Report, December

Apps, J.A.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Muscovy ducks were introduced into the U.S. intentionally as an ornamental species to en-hance the aesthetic of urban parks; the first records of this species in Florida date to the mid-  

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- tected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. However, these protections relate only to areas where and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Invasive tadpoles' salinity tolerance Horse dung--a vector for invasive species

Jawitz, James W.

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Rare Plant Conservation Planning Workshop Results  

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one of the most imperiled species in Colorado. The species is at risk of extinction due to its narrowRare Plant Conservation Planning Workshop Results PAGOSA SPRINGS Plant Species of Focus Pagosa............................................................................................................................. 12 Attachment 1. Additional key species and plant communities in the Pagosa Springs area 13

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Are hybrid species more fit than ancestral parent species in the current hybrid species habitats?  

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Are hybrid species more fit than ancestral parent species in the current hybrid species habitats? L Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Introduction Hybridization is receiving renewed attention as an important). For homoploid hybridization in plants, where chromosome number remains the same, models and empirical evi- dence

Rieseberg, Loren

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Warming and Intensified Summer Drought Influence Leaf Dark Respiration and Related Plant Traits in Three Dominant Species of the Southern Oak Savanna  

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. scoparium and Q. stellata but not J. virginiana. All three species showed evidence of reduced temperature acclimation of respiration with progressive summer drought. Redistributed rainfall in J. virginiana increased respiration in midsummer compared...

Lindgren, Kourtnee Marr

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant Phenotype Characterization System  

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This report is the final scientific report for the DOE Inventions and Innovations Project: Plant Phenotype Characterization System, DE-FG36-04GO14334. The period of performance was September 30, 2004 through July 15, 2005. The project objective is to demonstrate the viability of a new scientific instrument concept for the study of plant root systems. The root systems of plants are thought to be important in plant yield and thus important to DOE goals in renewable energy sources. The scientific study and understanding of plant root systems is hampered by the difficulty in observing root activity and the inadequacy of existing root study instrumentation options. We have demonstrated a high throughput, non-invasive, high resolution technique for visualizing plant root systems in-situ. Our approach is based upon low-energy x-ray radiography and the use of containers and substrates (artificial soil) which are virtually transparent to x-rays. The system allows us to germinate and grow plant specimens in our containers and substrates and to generate x-ray images of the developing root system over time. The same plant can be imaged at different times in its development. The system can be used for root studies in plant physiology, plant morphology, plant breeding, plant functional genomics and plant genotype screening.

Daniel W McDonald; Ronald B Michaels

2005-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

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ORIGINAL PAPER Molecular identification of two species of the carnivorous  

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along the open coast. Voracious predators that secrete acid, Philine spp. have few natural enemies % of the invasive marine invertebrate and algal species known from western North America (Cohen and Carlton 1995

Krug, Patrick J.

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A Review of Hazardous Chemical Species Associated with CO2 Capturefrom Coal-Fired Power Plants and Their Potential Fate in CO2 GeologicStorage  

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Conventional coal-burning power plants are major contributors of excess CO2 to the atmospheric inventory. Because such plants are stationary, they are particularly amenable to CO2 capture and disposal by deep injection into confined geologic formations. However, the energy penalty for CO2 separation and compression is steep, and could lead to a 30-40 percent reduction in useable power output. Integrated gas combined cycle (IGCC) plants are thermodynamically more efficient, i.e.,produce less CO2 for a given power output, and are more suitable for CO2 capture. Therefore, if CO2 capture and deep subsurface disposal were to be considered seriously, the preferred approach would be to build replacement IGCC plants with integrated CO2 capture, rather than retrofit existing conventional plants. Coal contains minor quantities of sulfur and nitrogen compounds, which are of concern, as their release into the atmosphere leads to the formation of urban ozone and acid rain, the destruction of stratospheric ozone, and global warming. Coal also contains many trace elements that are potentially hazardous to human health and the environment. During CO2 separation and capture, these constituents could inadvertently contaminate the separated CO2 and be co-injected. The concentrations and speciation of the co-injected contaminants would differ markedly, depending on whether CO2 is captured during the operation of a conventional or an IGCC plant, and the specific nature of the plant design and CO2 separation technology. However, regardless of plant design or separation procedures, most of the hazardous constituents effectively partition into the solid waste residue. This would lead to an approximately two order of magnitude reduction in contaminant concentration compared with that present in the coal. Potential exceptions are Hg in conventional plants, and Hg and possibly Cd, Mo and Pb in IGCC plants. CO2 capture and injection disposal could afford an opportunity to deliberately capture environmental pollutants in the gaseous state and co-inject them with the CO2, in order to mitigate problems associated with solid waste disposal in surface impoundments. Under such conditions, the injected pollutant concentrations could be roughly equivalent to their concentrations in the coal feed. The fate of the injected contaminants can only be determined through further testing and geochemical modeling. However, the concentrations of inadvertent contaminants in the injected CO2 would probably be comparable to their ambient concentrations in confining shales of the injection zone. In general, the aqueous concentrations of hazardous constituents in distal parts of the injection zone, regardless of source, are likely to be limited by equilibrium with respect to coexisting solid phases under the acid conditions induced by the dissolved high pressure CO2, rather than by the initial concentrations of injected contaminants. Therefore, even if a deliberate policy of contaminant recovery and injection were to be pursued, water quality in USDWs would more likely depend on thermodynamic controls governing aqueous contaminant concentrations in the presence of high pressure CO2 rather than in the injected CO2. The conclusions reached in this report are preliminary, and should be confirmed through more comprehensive data evaluation and supporting geochemical modeling.

Apps, J.A.

2006-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of growth at six years of four native and three exotic timber species planted on abandoned pasture land in Costa Rica  

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into a new environment. As stated by Liang and Gan (1988), "species can perform in unexpected ways when introduced to new locations. " All one has to do is imagine the countryside in parts of the southeastern U. s. covered with the escaped kudzu vine...

Bir, John Andrew

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Patterns of fish invasions in the Great Plains of North America Keith B. Gido a,*, Jacob F. Schaefer b  

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Patterns of fish invasions in the Great Plains of North America Keith B. Gido a,*, Jacob F 66506, USA b Department of Biology, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62026 in Oklahoma and Kansas to examine spatial patterns of species invasions in the Great Plains region of the US

Gido, Keith B.

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Nonnative Invasive Species Impacts and Control in Southern  

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) ­ By smothering (e.g. Japanese honeysuckle, kudzu) ­ By shading regeneration (e.g. Melaleuca, Chinese tallow tree loosestrife (competition) Kudzu infestation in Mississippi Photo by John D. Byrd, MSU Kudzu (mat

Gray, Matthew

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Nonnative Invasive Species Impacts and Control in Southern  

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honeysuckle, kudzu) By shading regeneration (e.g. Melaleuca, Chinese tallow tree, privet, bamboo) #12;2 Photo Photo by Randy Westbrooks, USGS Kudzu infestation in Mississippi Photo by John D. Byrd, MSU #12 / Cultural Uses Environmental Remediation (e.g. Kudzu!) Food for wild game (e.g. Japanese honeysuckle

Gray, Matthew

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Egyptian cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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, pines, poplars, potatoes, radish, roses, soybeans, spinach, sunflowers, taro, tea, tobacco, tomatoes; newly hatched larvae are blackish-grey to dark green; mature larvae are reddish-brown or whitish mm long; initially green with reddish abdomen, then turn to dark reddish-brown. Eggs : Whitish

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Letters Response Response to Ricciardi. Assessing species invasions as a  

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, pollution and toxic sediments [4­7]), har- vest for the cultured pearl industry, and loss of native fishes, the primary extinction threats are habitat loss and degradation (including construction of dams, development of the legacy of toxic sediments left from decades of pollution [6]. We feel that it is essential to determine

Padilla, Dianna

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Mechanisms controlling the distribution of two invasive Bromus species  

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and altitudinal gradients (Beatley 1966). While B. tectorumand inspiration. References Beatley, J.C. (1966) Ecologicalmid elevations below 1500m (Beatley 1966). More- over, while

Bykova, Olga

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Budapest slug Tandonia budapestensis Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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such as cemeteries, greenhouses, gardens, roadsides, ruins, waste ground, and farmland (especially where potatoes of root crops such as potatoes and other commodities in Europe. It burrows underground and often occurs slug is a pest of potatoes, other root crops, cereals, and some ornamental flowers in Western Europe

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Golden nematode Globodera rostochiensis Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela. Oceania

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Identification and validation of heavy metal and radionuclide hyperaccumulating terrestrial plant species. Quarterly technical progress report, March 20, 1997--June 19, 1997  

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This laboratory has been involved in a collaborative project focusing on a range of issues related to the phytoremediation of heavy metal-and radionuclide- contaminated soils. While much of the research has been fundamental in nature, involving physiological and molecular characterizations of the mechanisms of hyperaccumulation in plants, the laboratory is also investigating more practical issues related to phytoremediation. A central issue in this latter research has been the identification of amendments capable of increasing the bioavailability and subsequent phytoextraction of radionuclides. The results described here detail these efforts for uranium and Cs-137. A study was also conducted on a Cs-137 contaminated site at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), which allowed application of the laboratory and greenhouse results to a field setting.

Kochian, L.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamics of a plant-herbivore-predator system with plant-toxicity  

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Dec 30, 2010 ... ... Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 210094, PR China ... response to describe the interactions between plant species and ... into an environment in which another plant species is co-existing with a herbi-.

2011-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Plant Power Plant  

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Basin Center for Geothermal Energy at University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) 2 Nevada Geodetic LaboratoryStillwater Power Plant Wabuska Power Plant Casa Diablo Power Plant Glass Mountain Geothermal Area Lassen Geothermal Area Coso Hot Springs Power Plants Lake City Geothermal Area Thermo Geothermal Area

Tingley, Joseph V.

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RESEARCH ARTICLE PLANT GENETICS  

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relative) in the Brassicaceae plant family is determined by the genotype of the plant at the self-incompatibility-locus phenotype in a self-incompatible Arabidopsis species. Selection has created a dynamic repertoire of s of regulation among alleles. S porophytic self-incompatibility (SI) is a genetic system that evolved in hermaph

Napp, Nils

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181

Ecology of Plants and Light CAM plants have thick,  

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orientation to maximize light exposure. Species Adaptations-Sun Solar tracking by leaves increases light1 Ecology of Plants and Light CAM plants have thick, succulent tissues to allow for organic acid and Light Some CAM plants not obligated to just CAM Can use C3 photosynthesis during day if conditions

Cochran-Stafira, D. Liane

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Monitoring the invasion of Phragmites australis in coastal marshes of Louisiana, USA, using multi-source remote sensing data.  

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Monitoring the invasion of Phragmites australis in coastal marshes of Louisiana, USA, using multi University, USA. ABSTRACT Phragmites australis a native marshland species to the North American Atlantic Phragmites australis (common reed) is a native species to North America, it was historically restricted

Cronin, James T.

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SPECIAL FEATURE FACILITATION IN PLANT COMMUNITIES  

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. Horton2 1 Ecological Farming Systems, Agroscope Reckenholz-Ta¨nikon, Research Station ART, Zurich on seedling species identity, mycorrhizal identity, plant species combinations and study system. We present plant­plant interactions and by supplying and recycling nutrients. Key-words: arbuscular mycorrhizal

Horton, Tom

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Non-Edible Plant Oils as New Sources for Biodiesel Production  

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biodiesel production. In this paper, two plant species, soapnut (Sapindus mukorossi) and jatropha (jatropha

Arjun B. Chhetri; Martin S. Tango; Suzanne M. Budge; K. Chris Watts

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Title: Stepping stones for biological invasion: A bioeconomic model of transferable risk Authors: Travis Warziniacka  

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equilibrium estimates. If ecosystem services and market goods are substitutes the partial equilibrium bias #12;2 1. Introduction We investigate three sources of bias in valuation methods for invasive species), failure to consider nonseparability of ecosystem services with market goods (general equilibrium

Toledo, University of

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Refinement of weed risk assessments for biofuels using Camelina sativa as a model species  

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Refinement of weed risk assessments for biofuels using Camelina sativa as a model species Philip B and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University, PO Box 173120, Bozeman, MT 59717-3120, USA Summary 1. Biofuel. However, concerns have been raised on the invasiveness of biofuel feedstocks. Estimating invasion

Peterson, Robert K. D.

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ORIGINAL PAPER Climate change increases risk of plant invasion  

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: kudzu (Pueraria lobata), privet (Ligustrum sinense; L. vulgare), and cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica privet and kudzu expands north into Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and New England states by 2100. Risk

Schweik, Charles M.

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The Colorado Rare Plant Technical Committee presents: 2nd Annual Rare Plant  

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The Colorado Rare Plant Technical Committee presents: 2nd Annual Rare Plant Symposium Friday, September 16th, 2005 8am-noon: 2nd Annual Colorado Rare Plant Symposium (Discuss G1 species) 6:30-7:30pm with the Colorado Native Plant Society's Annual Meeting Sponsored by: #12;The Second Annual Colorado Rare Plant

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Alien species in fresh waters: ecological effects, interactions with other stressors, and prospects for the  

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Alien species in fresh waters: ecological effects, interactions with other stressors, and prospects dozens of alien species. 2. Invasions are highly nonrandom with respect to the taxonomic identity, which probably have been underestimated as an ecological force. 4. The number of alien species

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PERSPECTIVE Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions Antoine Guisan,1,2,3,4  

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for analysis and learning. Furthermore, the decision framework within which SDMs are used is rarely made explicit. Using case studies from biological invasions, identification of critical habitats, reserve planning, critical habitats, environmental suitability, reserve selection, species distribution model

Alvarez, Nadir

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MICROBIOLOGY OF AQUATIC SYSTEMS Species Composition of Bacterial Communities Influences  

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of Mosquitoes to Experimental Plant Infusions Loganathan Ponnusamy & Dawn M. Wesson & Consuelo Arellano & Coby use oviposition traps containing plant infusions for monitoring populations of these mosquito species significantly diminished responses to experimental infusions made with sterilized white oak leaves, showing

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symposium summary: Introduced conifer invasions in South America: an update  

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conifer invasions in South America: short fuse burning?of introduced conifers in South America: Lessons from otherconifer invasions in South America: an update One-day

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SERI Aquatic Species Program: 1983 Annual Report  

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During 1983 research was carried out under three tasks: biological, engineering, and analysis. Biological research was aimed at screening for promising species of microalgae, macroalgae, and emergent plants that could be cultivated for energy products. Promising species were studied further to improve yields.

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Distributed Controller Synthesis for Local Speci cations  

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| and a speci#12;cation, say, a temporal logic formula. The plant is viewed as an existing program which speci Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (On leave from Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai, India) thiagu as a temporal logic formula, whether there exists a program for the system such that no matter how

Parthasarathy, Madhusudan

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Vegetation component of geothermal EIS studies: Introduced plants, ecosystem stability, and geothermal development  

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This paper contributes new information about the impacts from introduced plant invasions on the native Hawaiian vegetation as consequences of land disturbance and geothermal development activities. In this regard, most geothermal development is expected to act as another recurring source of physical disturbance which favors the spread and maintenance of introduced organisms throughout the region. Where geothermal exploration and development activities extend beyond existing agricultural and residential development, they will become the initial or sole source of disturbance to the naturalized vegetation of the area. Kilauea has a unique ecosystem adapted to the dynamics of a volcanically active landscape. The characteristics of this ecosystem need to be realized in order to understand the major threats to the ecosystem and to evaluate the effects of and mitigation for geothermal development in Puna. The native Puna vegetation is well adapted to disturbances associated with volcanic eruption, but it is ill-adapted to compete with alien plant species in secondary disturbances produced by human activities. Introduced plant and animal species have become a major threat to the continued presence of the native biota in the Puna region of reference.

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Hypothetical Intelligent Plants, or, What Kind of Terminal Could a Tulip  

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of an animal? Examining existing plants, we suggest a plausible intelligent plant. It is definitely our hypothetical species more believable, we take features from existing plants. For interest's sake Hypothetical Intelligent Plants, or, What Kind of Terminal Could a Tulip

Black, Paul E.

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ISOLATION OF NUCLEAR DNA FROM PLANTS Based on Peterson et al. (1997), Plant Mol. Biol. Reptr. 15: 148-153.  

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ISOLATION OF NUCLEAR DNA FROM PLANTS Based on Peterson et al. (1997), Plant Mol. Biol. Reptr. 15 quantities of nuclear DNA from a wide variety of plants including pine, tomato, juniper, cypress, sorghum for plants in which polyphenols are a problem, although it has provided good results for every plant species

Ray, David

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - annual plant cardamine Sample Search Results  

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forested ecosystems of eastern North America with long-term impacts on plant community composition... the suite of plant species typical of this community type, apparently...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aquatic plant control Sample Search Results  

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Crafts 1973). Bartley and Gangstad (1974) reported that for aquatic plant control, acrolein... al. 1989). Fluridone is used to control a variety of aquatic plant species in...

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COMPUTATIONAL RESOURCES FOR BIOFUEL FEEDSTOCK SPECIES  

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While current production of ethanol as a biofuel relies on starch and sugar inputs, it is anticipated that sustainable production of ethanol for biofuel use will utilize lignocellulosic feedstocks. Candidate plant species to be used for lignocellulosic ethanol production include a large number of species within the Grass, Pine and Birch plant families. For these biofuel feedstock species, there are variable amounts of genome sequence resources available, ranging from complete genome sequences (e.g. sorghum, poplar) to transcriptome data sets (e.g. switchgrass, pine). These data sets are not only dispersed in location but also disparate in content. It will be essential to leverage and improve these genomic data sets for the improvement of biofuel feedstock production. The objectives of this project were to provide computational tools and resources for data-mining genome sequence/annotation and large-scale functional genomic datasets available for biofuel feedstock species. We have created a Bioenergy Feedstock Genomics Resource that provides a web-based portal or â??clearing houseâ? for genomic data for plant species relevant to biofuel feedstock production. Sequence data from a total of 54 plant species are included in the Bioenergy Feedstock Genomics Resource including model plant species that permit leveraging of knowledge across taxa to biofuel feedstock species.We have generated additional computational analyses of these data, including uniform annotation, to facilitate genomic approaches to improved biofuel feedstock production. These data have been centralized in the publicly available Bioenergy Feedstock Genomics Resource (http://bfgr.plantbiology.msu.edu/).

Buell, Carol Robin [Michigan State University; Childs, Kevin L [Michigan State University

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Modelling multi-species response to landscape dynamics  

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and to the spatio-temporal configuration of urban brownfield habitats in a multi-species approach (37 plant and 43- sion time of brownfield habitats required to support all and especially regionally rare species Dynamic landscape Á Species distribution model Á Habitat model Á Urban brownfields Á Model averaging Á

Kleyer, Michael

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Relationships of exotic plant communities with native vegetation, environmental factors, disturbance, and landscape ecosystems  

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ecosystems in numerous ways. Theories on relation- ships of exotic species invasions with native vegetation strongly related to the eco- system classification. For example, mean exotic cover ranged from

Abella, Scott R.

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Deciphering the relative contributions of multiple functions within plant-microbe symbioses  

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that vary based on the microbial species or functional group, plant species, and environment. Here we quantified the relative contributions of multiple functions provided by arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi to symbiont-mediated changes in plant biomass. We...

Sikes, Benjamin A.; Powell, Jeff R.; Rillig, Matthias C.

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Special Status Species | Open Energy Information  

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AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home5b9fcbce19 No revisionEnvReviewNonInvasiveExplorationUT-g GrantAtlas (PACA Region -SonelgazSunbelt WindAssociationSpecies Jump

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TARGET SPECIES Table 1. Terrestrial target species.  

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that have only one or a very few number of key ecological functions. Functional specialist species could = Critical functional link species, species that are the only ones that perform a specific ecological Merganser Boreal Toad Wolverine FS Horned Grebe Long-toed Salamander CFLS BIRDS House Finch CFLS Northern

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Trap cultures reveal higher species richness of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in comparison to soil samples in the Phoenix metropolitan area.Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal and dark septate endophytes colonization of plant roots from urban desert preserves a  

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samples in the Phoenix metropolitan area.Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal and dark septate endophytes mycorrhizal fungal and dark septate endophytes colonization of plant roots from urban desert preserves (Brundett 1999). Dark septate endophytes (DSE) are another type of root colonizing fungi mainly classified

Hall, Sharon J.

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Biological Invasions ISSN 1387-3547  

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10.1007/s10530-013-0491-2 Evidence for multiple introductions of Phragmites australis to North.springer.com". #12;INVASION NOTE Evidence for multiple introductions of Phragmites australis to North America Abstract We found a new non-native haplotype of Phragmites australis in North America that provides

Cronin, James T.

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The Value of Endangered Species: the Importance of Conserving Biological Diversity1  

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- tion. Since time began, countless species have gone extinct from natural processes. The extinction of dinosaurs is the best known example. Why Save Endangered Species? If extinction is a natural process, why extinction of plants and animals to natural causes. Today most species of plants and animals become extinct

Mazzotti, Frank

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Developer Installed Treatment Plants  

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-installed treatment plants. These treatment plants are more commonly known as package wastewater treatment plants. 1

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activated sludge plants: Topics by E-print Network  

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400 plants to test their anti-obesity activity using porcine pancreatic lipase assay (PPL; triacylglycerol lipase, EC 3.1.1.3) in vitro activity. Among the 400 plants species...

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activated sludge plant: Topics by E-print Network  

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400 plants to test their anti-obesity activity using porcine pancreatic lipase assay (PPL; triacylglycerol lipase, EC 3.1.1.3) in vitro activity. Among the 400 plants species...

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Correlations among Fertility Components Can Maintain Mixed Mating in Plants  

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Classical models studying the evolution of self?fertilization in plants conclude that only complete selfing and complete outcrossing are evolutionarily stable. In contrast with this prediction, 42% of seed?plant species ...

Johnston, Mark O.; Porcher, Emmanuelle; Cheptou, Pierre-Olivier; Eckert, Christopher G.; Elle, Elizabeth; Geber, Monica A.; Kalisz, Susan; Kelly, John K.; Moeller, David A.; Vallejo-Mar?´ n, Mario; Alice A. Winn, Alice A.

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Ranking species in mutualistic networks  

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Understanding the architectural subtleties of ecological networks, believed to confer them enhanced stability and robustness, is a subject of outmost relevance. Mutualistic interactions have been profusely studied and their corresponding bipartite networks, such as plant-pollinator networks, have been reported to exhibit a characteristic "nested" structure. Assessing the importance of any given species in mutualistic networks is a key task when evaluating extinction risks and possible cascade effects. Inspired in a recently introduced algorithm --similar in spirit to Google's PageRank but with a built-in non-linearity-- here we propose a method which --by exploiting their nested architecture-- allows us to derive a sound ranking of species importance in mutualistic networks. This method clearly outperforms other existing ranking schemes and can become very useful for ecosystem management and biodiversity preservation, where decisions on what aspects of ecosystems to explicitly protect need to be made.

Domnguez-Garca, Virginia

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anastrepha species diptera Sample Search...  

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the reported host plants of the species of Anastrepha... . Thomas, D. B. 2000. Mexican fruit y, Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae), addendum... for the Mexican...

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Empowerment Through Education Plant Diseases:Their Impact and History  

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of valuable crops like soybeans. Asian Soybean Rust, caused by the invasive plant pathogenic fungus Phakopsora Pathology College of FOOD, AGRICULTURAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES plantpath.osu.edu Continuing Education, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES About Us Research -- Eight faculty in Columbus and eight on the OARDC-Wooster campus

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Beyond Plants Indicators and Soil Surface Properties in  

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micro-aggregates · Gives soil its dark color Short term Long term #12;Biotic Integrity Organic matter and mortality · Erosion · Vegetation changes · Establishment and growth of invasive plants · Water yields and water quality · Air quality · Wildlife habitat · Carbon sequestration #12;Transitions Cause

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CO2 EFFECTS ON MOJAVE DESERT PLANT INTERACTIONS  

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Seasonal and interannual droughts characteristic of deserts have the potential to modify plant interactions as atmospheric CO{sub 2} concentrations continue to rise. At the Nevada Desert FACE (free-air CO{sub 2} enrichment) facility in the northern Mojave Desert, the effects of elevated atmospheric C02 (550 vs. ambient {approx}360 {micro}mol mol{sup -1}) on plant interactions were examined during two years of high and low rainfall. Results suggest that CO{sub 2} effects on the interaction between native species and their understory herbs are dependent on the strength of competition when rainfall is plentiful, but are unimportant during annual drought. Seasonal rainfall for 1999 was 23% the long-term average for the area, and neither elevated CO{sub 2} nor the low production of herbaceous neighbors had an effect on relative growth rate (RGR, d{sup -1}) and reproductive effort (RE, number of flowers g{sup -1}) for Achnatherum hymenoides (early season perennial C{sub 3} grass), Pleuraphis rigida (late season perennial C{sub 4} grass), and Larrea tridentata (evergreen C{sub 3} shrub). In contrast, 1998 received 213% the average rainfall. Consequently, the decrease in RGR and increase in RE for Achnatherum, whose period of growth overlaps directly with that of its neighbors, was exaggerated at elevated CO{sub 2}. However, competitive effects of neighbors on Eriogonum trichopes (a winter annual growing in shrub interspaces), Pleuraphis and Larrea were not affected by elevated CO{sub 2}, and possible explanations are discussed. Contrary to expectations, the invasive annual neighbor Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens had little influence on target plant responses because densities in 1998 and 1999 at this site were well below those found in other studies where it has negatively affected perennial plant growth. The extent that elevated CO{sub 2} reduces the performance of Achnatherum in successive years to cause its loss from the plant community depends more on future pressure from herbaceous neighbors and less on the extent that CO{sub 2} enhances Achnatherum growth during periods of severe drought.

L. A. DEFALCO; G. C. FERNANDEZ; S. D. SMITH; R. S. NOWAK

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Predicting Incursion of Plant Invaders into Kruger National Park, South Africa: The Interplay of General  

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Predicting Incursion of Plant Invaders into Kruger National Park, South Africa: The Interplay, South African National Parks, Skukuza, South Africa, 4 Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 5 Department of Plant Science, University

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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Southern California Trial Plantings of Eucalyptus1  

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Southern California Trial Plantings of Eucalyptus1 Paul W. Moore2 Following the Arab oil embargo to the Oregon border on the north. E. camaldulensis and its closely allied species E. teretecornis dominated times with 9 trees planted 3 X 3. Spacing was 10' X 10'. Soil San Emigdio Loam. One percent slope

Standiford, Richard B.

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ENDANGERED SPECIES RESEARCH Endang Species Res  

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include thermal expansion of the warming oceans along with melting of glaciers and ice caps (Church et al considerably this century, potentially affecting species that rely on coastal habitat. The Northwestern

Aberdeen, University of

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Continuous Non-Invasive Arterial Blood Pressure Measurement Using Photoplethysmography  

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2006. J. Herisson, The Sphygmomanometer, an instrument which8 Conventional Sphygmomanometer using Auscultatory gap todevices like a sphygmomanometer are noninvasive methods of

Gunasekaran, Venmathi

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TGF-{beta}1 increases invasiveness of SW1990 cells through Rac1/ROS/NF-{kappa}B/IL-6/MMP-2  

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Research highlights: {yields} Rac1 mediates TGF-{beta}1-induced SW1990 invasion through MMP-2 secretion and activation. {yields} NADPH-generated ROS act downstream of Rac1 in TGF-{beta}1-challenged SW1990 cells. {yields} TGF-{beta}1-stimulated ROS activate NF-{kappa}B in SW1990 cells. {yields} NF{kappa}B-induced IL-6 release is required for secretion and activation of MMP-2 in SW1990 cells. -- Abstract: Human pancreatic cancer invasion and metastasis have been found to correlate with increased levels of active matrix metalloproteinase 2 (MMP-2). The multifunctional cytokine transforming growth factor beta 1 (TGF-{beta}1) has been shown to increase both secretion of MMP-2 and invasion by several pancreatic cancer cell types. In the present study, we investigated the signaling pathway involved in TGF-{beta}1-promoted MMP-2 secretion and invasion by human pancreatic cancer cells SW1990. Using specific inhibitors, we found that stimulation of these tumor cells with TGF-{beta}1 induced secretion and activation of the collagenase MMP-2, which was required for TGF-{beta}1-stimulated invasion. Our results also indicate that signaling events involved in TGF-{beta}1-enhanced SW1990 invasiveness comprehend activation of Rac1 followed by generation of reactive oxygen species through nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-oxidase, activation of nuclear factor-kappa beta, release of interleukin-6, and secretion and activation of MMP-2.

Binker, Marcelo G. [Departments of Medicine and Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8 (Canada) [Departments of Medicine and Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8 (Canada); CBRHC Research Center, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Binker-Cosen, Andres A. [CBRHC Research Center, Buenos Aires (Argentina)] [CBRHC Research Center, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Gaisano, Herbert Y. [Departments of Medicine and Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8 (Canada)] [Departments of Medicine and Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8 (Canada); Cosen, Rodica H. de [CBRHC Research Center, Buenos Aires (Argentina)] [CBRHC Research Center, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Cosen-Binker, Laura I., E-mail: laura.cosen.binker@utoronto.ca [Departments of Medicine and Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8 (Canada); CBRHC Research Center, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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Plants & Animals  

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Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email We sample many plants and animals, including wild and domestic crops, game animals, fish, and food products from animals, as well as...

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132008 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species DISPERSALAND DYNAMICS OF THE WOODWASP SIREX NOCTILIO IN ARGENTINA  

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population outbreaks. In Patagonia (Southern Argentina), pine trees (mainly Pinus ponderosa) are increasingly ecological and behavioral studies of this forest pest carried out in Patagonia. Our aim is to help increase). Number of attacked trees was estimated through a census of a 70-ha pine plantation in Northwest Patagonia

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Adapting to an invasive species: Toxic cane toads induce morphological change in Australian snakes  

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of adaptive evolution in populations as a consequence of overfishing (10), global warming (11), and heavy-metal pollution (12). These studies highlight the importance of examining the potential for adaptive change

Shine, Rick

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Golden twin spot Chrysodeixis chalcites Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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Systematic position Insecta > Lepidoptera > Noctuidae > Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper) Global distribution any time of year. Flights occur at dusk and moths are attracted to lights. Identification Adult State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color

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Silver Y moth Autographa gamma Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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. Other common name gamma moth Systematic position Insecta > Lepidoptera > Noctuidae > Autographa gamma per year in Asia and Europe, and adults are seen from May through October. Identification Adult moth programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender

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88 2008 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species AN ASSESSMENT OF SIREX NOCTILIO SPREAD AND  

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-FBM biophysical component simulates the spread of invading organism, forest biomass growth, timber yields AND POTENTIAL IMPACTS ON PINE WOOD SUPPLY AND HARVESTS IN EASTERN CANADA Denys Yemshanov1 , Daniel W. McKenney1 Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre 1219 Queen St. East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6A 2E5 Canada 2 U

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Light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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shelters. Older larvae may create nests by folding or webbing leaves, buds and fruits together where-11 mm long; pale to dark brown; can be found in leaves that are spun together. Eggs : About 1 mm (folded leaves or leaves, buds and fruits webbed together). Superficial fruit damage; point-like holes

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Cherry ermine moth Yponomeuta padella Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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, and tie leaves together in loose webs. Pupation occurs in cocoons that are suspended within larval webbing in four rows; hindwings dark grey. Larva : Up to 19 mm long; body grayish with black- spotted lines; head black; prothoracic and anal plates blackish. Pupa: About 10 mm long; body light brown and head dark

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Pale cyst nematode Globodera pallida Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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, United Kingdom; Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela

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Chrysanthemum white rust Puccinia horiana Michigan State University's invasive species factsheets  

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America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Uruguay, Venezuela. Quarantine status Localized introductions

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Weevils successfully destroy acres of lake-invading plant  

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28 tx H2O Fall 2012 Story by Kathy Wythe Through a statewide giant salvinia management program, a weevil that feeds exclusively on giant salvinia successfully destroyed about #28;#18;#29; acres of the invasive plant on B.A. Steinhagen Lake...Life Extension Service and Texas Weevils successfully destroy acres of lake-invading plant A&M AgriLife Research are working in Texas to control giant salvinia, a free-#23;oating aquatic fern native to South America. #31;e plant has invaded #28;#14; Texas...

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Turbulent dispersal promotes species coexistence  

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drive all other species to extinction. However, empiricalA will always drive species B to extinction (unless f A = fductivity species (species B) to extinction (Fig. 2a). In

Berkley, Heather A; Kendall, Bruce E.; Mitarai, Satoshi; Siegel, David A

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - ancient biological invasion Sample Search...  

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this beautiful little beetle such a successful invasive? What is the prognosis for its ash hosts, the genus... be applied to existing and future invasive forest pests? The...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced minimally invasive Sample Search...  

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and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien... 1 Invasion Biology 1958-2004: The Pursuit of Science and Conservation Mark A. Davis...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - advancing minimally invasive Sample Search...  

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and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien... 1 Invasion Biology 1958-2004: The Pursuit of Science and Conservation Mark A. Davis...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assisted minimally invasive Sample Search...  

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and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien... 1 Invasion Biology 1958-2004: The Pursuit of Science and Conservation Mark A. Davis...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alien invasive slider Sample Search Results  

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w..ffrroonnttiieerrssiinneeccoollooggyy..oorrgg Biological invasions complicate the conservation of Summary: project (www.europe-aliens.org) DAISIE (Delivering Alien Invasive...

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The Role of Native Riparian Vegetation in Resisting Invasion by Giant Reed, Arundo donax  

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Arundo donax and Phragmites australis in North America.two reed beds (Phragmites australis) in the Scheldt estuary.invasive grass, Phragmites australis. Biological Invasions,

Palenscar, Kai

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ENDANGERED SPECIES PETITION MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE  

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 a. Petitions to List, Reclassify, or Delist Species . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 A. Petitions to List, Reclassify, or Delist Species

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R E S E A R C H A R T I C L E Effects of Flow Restoration and Exotic Species  

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. Key words: dam decommissioning, exotic fish removal, invasive species, native fish, stream restoration on stream restoration in the United States in the last decade, yet fewer than 10% of projects monitorR E S E A R C H A R T I C L E Effects of Flow Restoration and Exotic Species Removal on Recovery

Marks, Jane

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Intern report ; IR 2008-01 Site speci c hazard estimates  

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Intern report ; IR 2008-01 Site speci c hazard estimates for the LNG energy plant in the Europoort for the LNG energy plant in the Europoort area T. van Eck, F.H. Goutbeek, B. Dost De Bilt, February 2008 #12 differ significantly. Figure 1. Situation overview. The site of the LNG plant situated in the center

Stoffelen, Ad

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Sagebrush Team PhD Assistantship Announcements  

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conversion. The student will identify plant community factors and/or processes affecting ecosystem resiliency growth, economic opportunities, policy changes, land conversion, climate change, invasive species and anthropogenic influences, including climate change, invasive species, and land conversion. Resiliency

Waits, Lisette

245

Genomic Aspects of Research Involving Polyploid Plants  

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Almost all extant plant species have spontaneously doubled their genomes at least once in their evolutionary histories, resulting in polyploidy which provided a rich genomic resource for evolutionary processes. Moreover, superior polyploid clones have been created during the process of crop domestication. Polyploid plants generated by evolutionary processes and/or crop domestication have been the intentional or serendipitous focus of research dealing with the dynamics and consequences of genome evolution. One of the new trends in genomics research is to create synthetic polyploid plants which provide materials for studying the initial genomic changes/responses immediately after polyploid formation. Polyploid plants are also used in functional genomics research to study gene expression in a complex genomic background. In this review, we summarize the recent progress in genomics research involving ancient, young, and synthetic polyploid plants, with a focus on genome size evolution, genomics diversity, genomic rearrangement, genetic and epigenetic changes in duplicated genes, gene discovery, and comparative genomics. Implications on plant sciences including evolution, functional genomics, and plant breeding are presented. It is anticipated that polyploids will be a regular subject of genomics research in the foreseeable future as the rapid advances in DNA sequencing technology create unprecedented opportunities for discovering and monitoring genomic and transcriptomic changes in polyploid plants. The fast accumulation of knowledge on polyploid formation, maintenance, and divergence at whole-genome and subgenome levels will not only help plant biologists understand how plants have evolved and diversified, but also assist plant breeders in designing new strategies for crop improvement.

Yang, Xiaohan [ORNL; Ye, Chuyu [ORNL; Tschaplinski, Timothy J [ORNL; Wullschleger, Stan D [ORNL; Tuskan, Gerald A [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preservation of a species  

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To put it simply, humans are going extinct. I identify the source of the problem as an imperceptible societal trend to eliminate the experience that authenticates us as a living species: failure. We've unanimously designated ...

Witt, Sarah (Sarah Elizabeth)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cell specific transcript profiling of plant-pathogen interaction M. F. Lyngkjr1  

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of orthologs between plant genomes (e.g. rice and Arabidopsis) in relation to similar stress responses, examine genomics in a legume species. The Plant Journal, 40, 622-31. #12;

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SYMPOSIUM ON PLANT PROTEIN PHOSPHORYLATION  

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Protein phosphorylation and dephosphorylation play key roles in many aspects of plant biology, including control of cell division, pathways of carbon and nitrogen metabolism, pattern formation, hormonal responses, and abiotic and biotic responses to environmental signals. A Symposium on Plant Protein Phosphorylation was hosted on the Columbia campus of the University of Missouri from May 26-28, 2010. The symposium provided an interdisciplinary venue at which scholars studying protein modification, as it relates to a broad range of biological questions and using a variety of plant species, presented their research. It also provided a forum where current international challenges in studies related to protein phosphorylation could be examined. The symposium also stimulated research collaborations through interactions and networking among those in the research community and engaged students and early career investigators in studying issues in plant biology from an interdisciplinary perspective. The proposed symposium, which drew 165 researchers from 13 countries and 21 States, facilitated a rapid dissemination of acquired knowledge and technical expertise regarding protein phosphorylation in plants to a broad range of plant biologists worldwide.

JOHN C WALKER

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brassica tournefortii: Phenology, Interactions and Management of an Invasive Mustard  

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Invasions 11(3): 673-686. Beatley, J. C. (1966). "EcologicalEcology 47(4): 548-&. Beatley, J. C. (1974). "Phenological11(3): 673-686. Beatley, J. C. (1974). "Phenological events

Marushia, Robin Gene

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hypothetical Intelligent Plants, or, What Kind of Terminal Could a Tulip  

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of a world be like if it were a plant instead of an animal? Examining existing plants, we suggest a plausible hypothetical species more believable, we take features from existing plants. For interest's sake, we emphasizeHypothetical Intelligent Plants, or, What Kind of Terminal Could a Tulip Use? Paul E. Black

Black, Paul E.

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Systematics and Glacial Population History of the Alternifolium Group of the Flowering Plant Genus Chrysosplenium (Saxifragaceae)  

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The flowering plant genus Chrysosplenium comprises approximately 57 species of herbaceous perennials. These species are mainly distributed in the Northern Hemisphere where they occur in moist habitats. Though the center ...

Levsen, Nicholas David

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of phytotoxicity tests using wetland species  

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Laboratory phytotoxicity tests used to assess contaminant effects may not effectively protect wetland communities. The authors are developing routine culture and testing methods for selected fresh water plants, that can be used in risk assessments and monitoring of existing wetland systems. Utility of these tests includes evaluating the effects of point or non-point source contamination that may cause water or sediment quality degradation. Selected species include algae (blue-green, green), phytoflagellates (Chlamydomonas, Euglena), and floating or submerged vascular plants (milfoil, coontail, wild celery, elodea, duckweed). Algae toxicity tests range from 2-d, 4-d, and 7 day tests, and macrophyte tests from 10-d to 14 days. Metribuzin and boron are the selected contaminants for developing the test methods. Metribuzin, a triazinone herbicide, is a photosystem 11 inhibitor, and is commonly used for control of grass and broad-leaf plants. As a plant micronutrient, boron is required in very small amounts, but excessive levels can result in phytotoxicity or accumulation. The investigations focus on the influence of important factors including the influence of light quality and quantity, and nutrient media. Reference toxicant exposures with potassium chloride are used to establish baseline data for sensitivity and vitality of the plants. These culture and test methods will be incorporated into recommendations for standard phytotoxicity test designs.

Nelson, M.K.; Fairchild, J.F. [National Biological Survey, Columbia, MO (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Forecast Technical Document Tree Species  

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Forecast Technical Document Tree Species A document listing the tree species included in the 2011 Production Forecast Tom Jenkins Justin Gilbert Ewan Mackie Robert Matthews #12;PF2011 ­ List of tree species The following is the list of species used within the Forecast System. Species are ordered alphabetically

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The initial phase of a Longleaf Pine-Wiregrass Savanna restoration: species establishment and community responses.  

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AbstractAbstract The significant loss of the longleaf pine-wiregrass ecosystem in the southeastern United States has serious implications for biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. In response to this loss, we have initiated a long-term and landscape-scale restoration experiment at the 80,125 ha (310 mi2) Department of Energy Savannah River Site (SRS) located near Aiken, South Carolina. Aristida beyrichiana (wiregrass), an important and dominant grass (i.e., a matrix species) of the longleaf pine savanna understory, and 31 other herbaceous non-matrix species were planted at six locations throughout SRS in 2002 and 2003. Of the 36,056 transplanted seedlings, 75% were still alive in June 2004, while mean 12 year survival across all planted species was 48%. Lespedeza hirta (hairy lespedeza) exhibited the greatest overall survival per 3 3 m cell at 95%, whereas Schizachyrium spp. (little bluestem) exhibited the greatest mean cover among individual species at 5.9%. Wiregrass survival and cover were significantly reduced when planted with non-matrix species. Aggregate cover of all planted species in restored cells averaged 25.9% in 2006. High rates of survival and growth of the planted species resulted in greater species richness (SR), diversity, and vegetative cover in restored cells. Results suggest that the loss of the longleaf pine-wiregrass ecosystem may be ameliorated through restoration efforts and illustrate the positive impact of restoration plantings on biodiversity and vegetative cover.

Aschenbach, Todd, A; Foster, Bryan, L.; Imm, Donald, W.

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative analysis of twelve Dothideomycete plant pathogens  

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The Dothideomycetes are one of the largest and most diverse groups of fungi. Many are plant pathogens and pose a serious threat to agricultural crops grown for biofuel, food or feed. Most Dothideomycetes have only a single host and related Dothideomycete species can have very diverse host plants. Twelve Dothideomycete genomes have currently been sequenced by the Joint Genome Institute and other sequencing centers. They can be accessed via Mycocosm which has tools for comparative analysis

Ohm, Robin; Aerts, Andrea; Salamov, Asaf; Goodwin, Stephen B.; Grigoriev, Igor

2011-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Using species distribution models to inform IUCN Red List assessments  

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to these as SRLI species because the occurrence data for these came from the plant component of the Sampled Red List Index (SRLI), an indicator to measure the current rate of loss of biodiversity by tracking trends in the conservation status of 6 a randomly... the Mesoamerica biodiversity hotspot (Myers et al. 2000). Many species in this region are poorly represented in the worlds herbaria, so limited knowledge of their true distribution exists; nonetheless, conservation assessments are urgently needed...

Syfert, Mindy M.; Joppa, Lucas; Smith, Matthew J.; Coomes, David A.; Bachman, Steven P.; Brummitt, Neil A.

2014-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Bagdad Plant  

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Arthropod and plant responses to resource availability and heterogeneity  

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Species diversity is one of the central topics of ecological research, and there is still uncertainty about what shapes diversity in communities. These studies explore the responses of plant and arthropod communities to alterations of nutrients...

Khavin, Irene Samantha

2008-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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La Jolla workshop Native plant restoration working group  

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of nutrients. Lab versus field studies (Todd Chadwell study). We still need to know which species are more provides refugia for other organisms (Dibble). b. Higher diversity increases the success of planting

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Soil microbes drive the classic plant diversity productivity pattern  

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Ecosystem productivity commonly increases asymptotically with plant species diversity, and determining the mechanisms responsible for this well-known pattern is essential to predict potential changes in ecosystem productivity ...

Schnitzer, Stefan A.; Klironomos, John N.; HilleRisLambers, Jannek; Kinkel, Linda L.; Reich, Peter B.; Xiao, Kun; Rillig, Matthias C.; Sikes, Benjamin A.; Callaway, Ragan M.; Mangan, Scott A.; van Nes, Egbert H.; Scheffer, Marten

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of fruit position on fruit mass and seed germination in the alien species Heracleum mantegazzianum (Apiaceae)  

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Effects of fruit position on fruit mass and seed germination in the alien species Heracleum of position of fruit on a plant affects the germination characteristics of seed of Heracleum mantegazzianum this species is abundant. Fruits were collected and weighed from eight plants at each site, from three umbel

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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Plant Operational Status - Pantex Plant  

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Regulation of in situ to invasive breast carcinoma transition  

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The transition of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) to invasive carcinoma is a key event in breast tumor progression that is poorly understood. Comparative molecular analysis of tumor epithelial cells from in situ and invasive tumors has failed to identify consistent tumor stage-specific differences. However, the myoepithelial cell layer, present only in DCIS, is a key distinguishing and diagnostic feature. To determine the contribution of non-epithelial cells to tumor progression, we analyzed the role of myoepithelial cells and fibroblasts in the progression of in situ carcinomas using a xenograft model of human DCIS. Progression to invasion was promoted by fibroblasts, but inhibited by normal myoepithelial cells. The invasive tumor cells from these progressed lesions formed DCIS rather than invasive cancers when re-injected into naive mice. Molecular profiles of myoepithelial and epithelial cells isolated from primary normal and cancerous human breast tissue samples corroborated findings obtained in the xenograft model. These results provide the proof of principle that breast tumor progression could occur in the absence of additional genetic alterations and that tumor growth and progression could be controlled by replacement of normal myoepithelial inhibitory signals.

Polyak, Kornelia; Hu, Min; Yao, Jun; Carroll, Danielle K.; Weremowicz, Stanislawa; Chen, Haiyan; Carrasco, Daniel; Richardson, Andrea; Violette, Shelia; Gelman, Rebecca S.; Bissell, Mina J.; Schnitt, Stuart; Polyak, Kornelia

2008-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

264

Carolina bays of the Savannah River Plant  

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Much of the research to date on the Carolina bays of the Savannah River Plant and elsewhere has focused on certain species or on environmental features. Different levels of detail exist for different groups of organisms and reflect the diverse interests of previous investigators. This report summarizes aspects of research to date and presents data from numerous studies. 70 refs., 14 figs., 12 tabs.

Schalles, J.F. (Creighton Univ., Omaha, NE (USA)); Sharitz, R.R.; Gibbons, J.W.; Leversee, G.J.; Knox, J.N. (Savannah River Ecology Lab., Aiken, SC (USA))

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - african geminivirus species Sample Search...  

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Biology and Medicine 80 5) Management a) How big of a problem is it? Summary: % aliens South African fynbos: 8,600 native plant species, but up to 90% of natives are...

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TECHNICAL ARTICLES PLANTS USED IN CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS AND THEIR  

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TECHNICAL ARTICLES #12;2 PLANTS USED IN CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS Hans Brix Risskov, Denmark ABSTRACT Vegetation plays an important role in wastewater treatment wetlands. Plants treatment systems aesthetically pleasing. Wetland species of all growth forms have been used in treatment

Brix, Hans

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Patterns of plant invasions in China: Taxonomic, biogeographic, climatic approaches and anthropogenic effects  

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milii Des Moul. Euphorbia tirucalli L. Jatropha curcas L.Jatropha gossypiifolia L. Manihot esculenta Crantz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Invasive Plants, Fire Succession, and Restoration of Creosote Bush Scrub in Southern California  

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Soil Ecology 22:67-77. Beatley, J. C. 1966. EcologicalNorth America are grasses (Beatley 1966, Seabloom et al.

Steers, Robert Jeremy

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biogeochemistry of Woody Plant Invasion: Phosphorus Cycling and Microbial Community Composition  

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to woodland transition on i) P concentrations in soil physical fractions that differ in their organic matter turnover rates, ii) P availability within the soil over the course of woody encroachment and across the landscape, and iii) microbial community...

Kantola, Ilsa Beth

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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TIMING TREATMENTS TO THE PHENOLOGY OF ROOT CARBOHYDRATE RESERVES TO CONTROL WOODY INVASIVE PLANTS  

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spent two years helping in both the field and laboratory. Alison Dibble, Cathy Rees, Jon Parrott, Tom Warhol, and Mike Perusse all helped with field work. #12;vi Douglas Rollins II, Suzanne Decoursey

Schweik, Charles M.

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Invasive Plants, Fire Succession, and Restoration of Creosote Bush Scrub in Southern California  

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Southeastern Deserts Bioregion. Chp 16 in: Sugihara, N. G. ,Southeastern Deserts Bioregion. Chp 16 in: Sugihara, N. G. ,Southeastern Deserts Bioregion. Chp 16 in: Sugihara, N. G. ,

Steers, Robert Jeremy

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

EARN A STIPEND: Develop inquirybased lessons & activities about native, nonnative or invasive plants  

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? Doing a demonstration? Asking a series of whole-class questions? Showing a film clip? · Middle school discussion questions in a lesson plan, list specific questions to ask and provide sample acceptable answers://www.spice.centers.ufl.edu/ TITLE: Make it catchy and convey the topic of the lesson. KEY QUESTION(S): Identify key question

Watson, Craig A.

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Photo of the Week: Mapping the Link between Invasive Plants and Wildfire in  

Energy Savers [EERE]

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274

Photo of the Week: Mapping the Link between Invasive Plants and...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

study the interaction of wind energy, electric vehicle charging and grid technology. The turbine is also estimated to offset more than 10 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions...

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Patterns of plant invasions in China: Taxonomic, biogeographic, climatic approaches and anthropogenic effects  

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Table 4 continued Origin Northern Europe South America NorthAmerica South America North America North America NorthApiaceae Mediterranean South America Europe, North Africa

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of belowground resource use comlementarity on invasion of constructed grassland plant communities  

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W (1990) Soil survey of Yolo County, California. Uniteddeveloped horizons, while the Yolo soils are deep alluviumCorning soils and one depth of Yolo soils were sampled and

Brown, Cynthia S.; Rice, Kevin J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PLANT-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS -ORIGINAL PAPER Utilization of invasive tamarisk by salt marsh consumers  

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; examples include Phragmites australis (common reed) (Talley and Levin 2001; Rooth et al. 2003; Chambers et

Levin, Lisa

278

Property:EnvReviewNonInvasiveExploration | Open Energy Information  

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Impact of undesirable plant communities on the carrying capacity and livestock performance in pastoral systems of south-western Uganda  

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The impact of undesirable plant communities (Cymbopogon afronardus and woody species dominated by Acacia species) on livestock carrying capacity and performance was investigated on 15 farms in an Acacia/Cymbopogon dominated pastoral system of south...

Byenkya, Gilbert Steven

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Tent-making by Artibeus jamaicensis (Chiroptera: Phyllostomatidae) with comments on plants used by bats for tents  

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Four species of bats have been reported to modify leaves of various plants to produce tents for daytime roosts. Herein we report tent-making by a fifth species, Artibeus jamaicensis (Chiroptera: Phyllostomatidae) In addition ...

Foster, Mercedes S.; Timm, Robert M.

1976-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Waste Treatment Plant Overview  

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contracted Bechtel National, Inc., to design and build the world's largest radioactive waste treatment plant. The Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), also known as the...

282

Economics of Biological Invasion: Hound's Tongue (Cynoglossum officinale) and  

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Economics of Biological Invasion: Hound's Tongue (Cynoglossum officinale) and Livestock Production in British Columbia by Rupananda Widanage Ph.D. (Economics), University of Ruhuna, 2007 M.Sc., Asian: Master of Resource Management Report Number: 529 Title of Research Project: Economics of Biological

283

Intracellular invasion of green algae in a salamander host  

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Intracellular invasion of green algae in a salamander host Ryan Kerneya,1 , Eunsoo Kimb , Roger P) and green algae ("Oophila amblystomatis" Lamber ex Printz) has been considered an ectosymbiotic mutu- alism tracts, consistent with oviductal transmission of algae from one salamander generation to the next

284

Non-Invasive Interactive Visualization of Dynamic Architectural Environments  

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Non-Invasive Interactive Visualization of Dynamic Architectural Environments Christopher Niederauer exploded views of 3D architectural environments such as multi-story buildings. These exploded views allow viewers to simultaneously see the internal and external structures of such environments. To create

Stanford University

285

Method for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An apparatus and method is disclosed for diagnosing ocular cancer that is both non-invasive and accurate. The apparatus comprises two radiation detectors positioned before each of the patient's eyes which will measure the radiation level produced in each eye after the administration of a tumor-localizing radiopharmaceutical such as gallium-67. 2 figs.

Lambrecht, R.M.; Packer, S.

1984-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

286

Method for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

There is described an apparatus and method for diagnosing ocular cancer that is both non-invasive and accurate which comprises two radiation detectors positioned before each of the patient's eyes which will measure the radiation level produced in each eye after the administration of a tumor-localizing radiopharmaceutical such as gallium-67.

Lambrecht, Richard M. (Quogue, NY); Packer, Samuel (Floral Park, NY)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Next-generation tools for evolutionary invasion analyses  

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REVIEW Next-generation tools for evolutionary invasion analyses Amy Hurford1,*, Daniel Cownden1 on so-called `next-generation' matrices. Although this next-generation matrix approach has sometimes to a wider evolutionary audience in two ways. First, we review the next-generation matrix approach

Day, Troy

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ORIGINAL PAPER Litter legacy increases the competitive advantage of invasive  

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ORIGINAL PAPER Litter legacy increases the competitive advantage of invasive Phragmites australis monospecific dominance has rarely been investigated. We used stands of the common reed, Phragmites australis positioned on Phragmites expansion fronts, we removed litter to isolate its effect from live Phragmites

Bertness, Mark D.

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Soil Processes Affected by Sixteen Grassland Species Grown under Different Environmental Conditions  

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with the environment, de- termine both the quantity and chemistry of organic matter inputs to soils. Indeed, countless studies have ex- amined how variation in the quantity and chemistry of plant inputs, caused by either in plant biomass and chemistry of roots, the dominant detrital input in the system. The 16 species caused

Minnesota, University of

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SHORT-TERM THERMAL RESISTANCE OF ZOEAE OF 10 SPECIES OF CRABS FROM PUGET SOUND, WASHINGTON  

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G. PA'ITEN1 ABSTRACT Zoeae of 10 crab species were subjected to tests that simulated thermal stress. In the State of Washington, for example, nuclear power plants are being planned for construction by municipali of power plant chemicals to aquatic life. Battelle Pac. Northwest Lab., Richland, Wash., WASH· 1249, U

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Techniques for studying the nuclear condition of giant cells induced by Meloidogyne species  

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Nematodes of the genus Meloidogyne are known as ?root-knot? nematodes due to the characteristic knots or galls found on the roots of infected plants. Root-knot nematodes attack over 2000 species of plants and cause over 80 billion dollars lost...

He, Bin

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Mycosphaerella species associated with leaf disease of Eucalyptus globulus in Ethiopia  

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Mycosphaerella species associated with leaf disease of Eucalyptus globulus in Ethiopia By Alemu, Forestry Research Sector, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; 2 Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Tree spp. are among the most widely planted exotic trees in Ethiopia. Several damaging leaf pathogens

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Exotic Species What's the Problem?  

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of introduced species as "the stealth destroyers of the American environment" (McDonald 1999: A15). Another seeds, eggs, spores, or other biological material capable of propagating that species

Callender, Craig

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The role of drebrin in glioma migration and invasion  

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Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common primary brain tumor in adults. Despite current advances in therapy consisting of surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiation, the overall survival rate still remains poor. Therapeutic failures are partly attributable to the highly infiltrative nature of tumor adjacent to normal brain parenchyma. Recently, evidence is mounting to suggest that actin cytoskeleton dynamics are critical components of the cell invasion process. Drebrin is an actin-binding protein involved in the regulation of actin filament organization, and plays a significant role in cell motility; however, the role of drebrin in glioma cell invasiveness has not yet been fully elucidated. Therefore, this study was aimed to clarify the role of drebrin in glioma cell morphology and cell motility. Here we show that drebrin is expressed in glioma cell lines and in operative specimens of GBM. We demonstrate that stable overexpression of drebrin in U87 cells leads to alterations in cell morphology, and induces increased invasiveness in vitro while knockdown of drebrin in U87 cells by small interfering RNA (siRNA) decreases invasion and migration. In addition, we show that depletion of drebrin by siRNA alters glioma cell morphology in A172 GBM cell line. Our results suggest that drebrin contributes to the maintenance of cell shape, and may play an important role in glioma cell motility. - Highlights: ? Drebrin is an actin-binding protein aberrantly expressed in several cancers. ? Role of drebrin in glioma cell morphology and motility is previously unknown. ? We demonstrate that drebrin is expressed in 40% of glioblastoma specimens. ? Drebrin plays a significant role in modulating glioma cell migration and invasion.

Terakawa, Yuzo [The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka (Japan); Agnihotri, Sameer; Golbourn, Brian; Nadi, Mustafa; Sabha, Nesrin; Smith, Christian A. [The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Croul, Sidney E. [The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Division of Neuropathology, University Health Network, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (Canada); Rutka, James T., E-mail: james.rutka@sickkids.ca [The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

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ORNITHOCOPROPHILOUS PLANTS OF MOUNT DESERT ROCK, A REMOTE BIRD-NESTING ISLAND IN THE  

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ORNITHOCOPROPHILOUS PLANTS OF MOUNT DESERT ROCK, A REMOTE BIRD-NESTING ISLAND IN THE GULF OF MAINE for the maintenance of plant communities (Cruden 1966; Gillham 1970; Howe and Smallwood 1982; Mulder and Keall 2001 to botanists as they often determine which plant species are dispersed and become established in such remote

Rajakaruna, Nishanta

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Spatial effects on species persistence and implications for biodiversity  

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Natural ecosystems are characterized by striking diversity of form and functions and yet exhibit deep symmetries emerging across scales of space, time and organizational complexity. Species-area relationships and species-abundance distributions are examples of emerging patterns irrespective of the details of the underlying ecosystem functions. Here we present empirical and theoretical evidence for a new macroecological pattern related to the distributions of local species persistence times, defined as the timespans between local colonizations and extinctions in a given geographic region. Empirical distributions pertaining to two different taxa, breeding birds and herbaceous plants, analyzed in a new framework that accounts for the finiteness of the observational period, exhibit power-law scaling limited by a cut-off determined by the rate of emergence of new species. In spite of the differences between taxa and spatial scales of analysis, the scaling exponents are statistically indistinguishable from each oth...

Bertuzzo, Enrico; Mari, Lorenzo; Maritan, Amos; Rodriguez-Iturbe, Ignacio; Rinaldo, Andrea; 10.1073/pnas.1017274108

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NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND  

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NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: neutron flux, cur- rent noise, vibration diagnostics: Swedish Nuclear Powe

Pzsit, Imre

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Ethylene insensitive plants  

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Nucleic acid and polypeptide sequences are described which relate to an EIN6 gene, a gene involved in the plant ethylene response. Plant transformation vectors and transgenic plants are described which display an altered ethylene-dependent phenotype due to altered expression of EIN6 in transformed plants.

Ecker, Joseph R. (Carlsbad, CA); Nehring, Ramlah (La Jolla, CA); McGrath, Robert B. (Philadelphia, PA)

2007-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Colonization of high altitudes by alien plants over the last two centuries  

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Colonization of high altitudes by alien plants over the last two centuries Petr Pyseka,b,1 an elegant explana- tion for global patterns of alien species richness in mountain regions. These authors for explaining the patterns of alien species richness than dispersal processes or pre- adaptation of species

Kratochvíl, Lukas

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SexPlant Reprod(1993)6:275-281 SexualPlant  

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the ovary. These have been termed pseudo-incompatibility reactions for species that are normally self-incompatible to re- ducing selfing, incompatibility systems may a][lowplants to modify the levels of bi on variation in stylar attrition of pollen tubes in self-fertile plants of Petunia hybrida. Pollinations

Thomson, James D.

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Plant fatty acid hydroxylases  

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This invention relates to plant fatty acyl hydroxylases. Methods to use conserved amino acid or nucleotide sequences to obtain plant fatty acyl hydroxylases are described. Also described is the use of cDNA clones encoding a plant hydroxylase to produce a family of hydroxylated fatty acids in transgenic plants. In addition, the use of genes encoding fatty acid hydroxylases or desaturases to alter the level of lipid fatty acid unsaturation in transgenic plants is described.

Somerville, Chris (Portola Valley, CA); Broun, Pierre (Burlingame, CA); van de Loo, Frank (Lexington, KY)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Survey of protected vascular plants on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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Vascular plant surveys were initiated during fiscal year 1992 by the environmentally sensitive areas program to determine the baseline condition of threatened and endangered (T&E) vascular plant species on the Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR). T&E species receive protection under federal and state regulations. In addition, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that federally-funded projects avoid or mitigate impacts to listed species. T&E plant species found on or near the U.S. Department of Energy`s (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) are identified. Twenty-eight species identified on the ORR are listed by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation as either endangered, threatened, or of special concern. Four of these have been under review by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for possible listing (listed in the formerly-used C2 candidate category). Additional species listed by the state occur near and may be present on the ORR. A range of habitats support the rare taxa on the ORR: river bluffs, sinkholes, calcareous barrens, wetlands, utility corridors, and forests. The list of T&E plant species and their locations on the ORR should be considered provisional because the entire ORR has not been surveyed, and state and federal status of all species continues to be updated. The purpose of this document is to present information on the listed T&E plant species currently known to occur on the ORR as well as listed species potentially occurring on the ORR based on geographic range and habitat availability. For the purpose of this report, {open_quotes}T&E species{close_quotes} include all federal- and state-listed species, including candidates for listing, and species of special concern. Consideration of T&E plant habitats is an important component of resource management and land-use planning; protection of rare species in their natural habitat is the best method of ensuring their long-term survival.

Awl, D.J.; Pounds, L.R.; Rosensteel, B.A.; King, A.L.; Hamlett, P.A.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Species for the screening assessment. Columbia River Comprehensive Impact Assessment  

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Because of past nuclear production operations along the Columbia River, there is intense public and tribal interest in assessing any residual Hanford Site related contamination along the river from the Hanford Reach to the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia River Comprehensive Impact Assessment was proposed to address these concerns. The assessment of the Columbia River is being conducted in phases. The initial phase is a screening assessment of the risk, which addresses current environmental conditions for a range of potential uses. One component of the screening assessment estimates the risk from contaminants in the Columbia River to the environment. The objective of the ecological risk assessment is to determine whether contaminants from the Columbia River pose a significant threat to selected receptor species that exist in the river and riparian communities of the study area. This report (1) identifies the receptor species selected for the screening assessment of ecological risk and (2) describes the selection process. The species selection process consisted of two tiers. In Tier 1, a master species list was developed that included many plant and animal species known to occur in the aquatic and riparian systems of the Columbia River between Priest Rapids Dam and the Columbia River estuary. This master list was reduced to 368 species that occur in the study area (Priest Rapids Dam to McNary Dam). In Tier 2, the 181 Tier 1 species were qualitatively ranked based on a scoring of their potential exposure and sensitivity to contaminants using a conceptual exposure model for the study area.

Becker, J.M.; Brandt, C.A.; Dauble, D.D.; Maughan, A.D.; O`Neil, T.K.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Loopless non-trapping invasion percolation model for fracking  

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Recent developments in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have enabled the recovery of large quantities of natural gas and oil from old, low permeability shales. These developments include a change from low-volume, high-viscosity fluid injection to high-volume, low-viscosity injection. The injected fluid introduces distributed damage that provides fracture permeability for the extraction of the gas and oil. In order to model this process, we utilize a loopless non-trapping invasion percolation previously introduced to model optimal polymers in a strongly disordered medium, and for determining minimum energy spanning trees on a lattice. We performed numerical simulations on a 2D square lattice and find significant differences from other percolation models. Additionally, we find that the growing fracture network satisfies both Horton-Strahler and Tokunaga network statistics. As with other invasion percolation models, our model displays burst dynamics, in which the cluster extends rapidly into a connected region. W...

Norris, J Quinn; Rundle, John B

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology Data for Energy Plants June 2010  

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............................................................................................... 79 13 Centralised Biogas Plants

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Environmentally Sensitive Areas Surveys Program threatened and endangered species survey: Progress report. Environmental Restoration Program  

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The Endangered Species Act (originally passed in 1973) is a Federal statute that protects both animal and plant species. The Endangered Species Act identifies species which are, without careful management, in danger of becoming extinct and species that are considered threatened. Along with the designation of threatened or endangered, the Endangered Species Act provides for the identification of appropriate habitat for these species. Since 1993, the United States Department of Energy`s (DOE) Environmental Restoration (ER) Program has supported a program to survey the Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) for threatened and endangered species. The Environmentally Sensitive Areas Surveys Program initiated vascular plant surveys during fiscal year 1993 and vertebrate animal surveys during fiscal year 1994 to determine the baseline condition of threatened and endangered species on the ORR at the present time. Data collected during these surveys are currently aiding Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Remedial Investigations on the ORR. They also provide data for ER and Waste Management decision documents, ensure that decisions have technical and legal defensibility, provide a baseline for ensuring compliance with principal legal requirements and will increase public confidence in DOE`s adherence to all related environmental resources rules, laws, regulations, and instructions. This report discusses the progress to date of the threatened and endangered species surveys of the ORR.

King, A.L.; Awl, D.J.; Gabrielsen, C.A.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Try-A Global Database of Plant Traits  

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Plant traits the morphological, anatomical, physiological, biochemical and phenological characteristics of plants and their organs determine how primary producers respond to environmental factors, affect other trophic levels, influence ecosystem processes and services and provide a link from species richness to ecosystem functional diversity. Trait data thus represent the raw material for a wide range of research from evolutionary biology, community and functional ecology to biogeography. Here we present the global database initiative named TRY, which has united a wide range of the plant trait research community worldwide and gained an unprecedented buy-in of trait data: so far 93 trait databases have been contributed. The data repository currently contains almost three million trait entries for 69 000 out of the world s 300 000 plant species, with a focus on 52 groups of traits characterizing the vegetative and regeneration stages of the plant life cycle, including growth, dispersal, establishment and persistence. A first data analysis shows that most plant traits are approximately log-normally distributed, with widely differing ranges of variation across traits. Most trait variation is between species (interspecific), but significant intraspecific variation is also documented, up to 40% of the overall variation. Plant functional types (PFTs), as commonly used in vegetation models, capture a substantial fraction of the observed variation but for several traits most variation occurs within PFTs, up to 75% of the overall variation. In the context of vegetation models these traits would better be represented by state variables rather than fixed parameter values. The improved availability of plant trait data in the unified global database is expected to support a paradigm shift from species to trait-based ecology, offer new opportunities for synthetic plant trait research and enable a more realistic and empirically grounded representation of terrestrial vegetation in Earth system models.

Thornton, Peter E [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Plant centromere compositions  

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The present invention provides for the nucleic acid sequences of plant centromeres. This will permit construction of stably inherited recombinant DNA constructs and minichromosomes which can serve as vectors for the construction of transgenic plant and animal cells.

Mach, Jennifer M. (Chicago, IL); Zieler, Helge (Del Mar, CA); Jin, RongGuan (Chesterfield, MO); Keith, Kevin (Three Forks, MT); Copenhaver, Gregory P. (Chapel Hill, NC); Preuss, Daphne (Chicago, IL)

2011-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant centromere compositions  

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The present invention provides for the nucleic acid sequences of plant centromeres. This will permit construction of stably inherited recombinant DNA constructs and minichromosomes which can serve as vectors for the construction of transgenic plant and animal cells.

Mach, Jennifer (Chicago, IL); Zieler, Helge (Chicago, IL); Jin, RongGuan (Chicago, IL); Keith, Kevin (Chicago, IL); Copenhaver, Gregory (Chapel Hill, NC); Preuss, Daphne (Chicago, IL)

2007-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant centromere compositions  

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The present invention provides for the nucleic acid sequences of plant centromeres. This will permit construction of stably inherited recombinant DNA constructs and minichromosomes which can serve as vectors for the construction of transgenic plant and animal cells.

Keith, Kevin; Copenhaver, Gregory; Preuss, Daphne

2006-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant centromere compositions  

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The present invention provides for the nucleic acid sequences of plant centromeres. This will permit construction of stably inherited recombinant DNA constructs and minichromosomes which can serve as vectors for the construction of transgenic plant and animal cells.

Mach, Jennifer (Chicago, IL); Zieler, Helge (Chicago, IL); Jin, James (Chicago, IL); Keith, Kevin (Chicago, IL); Copenhaver, Gregory (Chapel Hill, NC); Preuss, Daphne (Chicago, IL)

2006-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant centromere compositions  

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The present invention provides for the nucleic acid sequences of plant centromeres. This will permit construction of stably inherited recombinant DNA constructs and minichromosomes which can serve as vectors for the construction of transgenic plant and animal cells.

Mach; Jennifer M. (Chicago, IL), Zieler; Helge (Del Mar, CA), Jin; RongGuan (Chesterfield, MO), Keith; Kevin (Three Forks, MT), Copenhaver; Gregory P. (Chapel Hill, NC), Preuss; Daphne (Chicago, IL)

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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acacia longifolia invasion: Topics by E-print Network  

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plants have the capacity to significantly impact the future of Minnesotas environment, recreation, and industry. The effects of their presence can already be witnessed....

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Poisonous Plant Management.  

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. Carefully examine plants being grazed. Generally, a Significant quantity of toxic plant must be consumed to be lethaL Many times these plants are readily identified in the field by evidence of grazing. Also helpful at this time is a rumen sample... poisonous plants were most severe at heavy stocking rates, while few losses occurred at light stocking levels. Death ? losses were also directly related to kinds or combinations of livestock being grazed. When combinations of cattle, sheep and goats...

McGinty, Allan

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vascular Plants of the Hanford Site  

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This report provides an updated listing of the vascular plants present on and near the U.S. Department of Energy Hanford Site. This document is an update of a listing of plants prepared by Sackschewdky et al. in 1992. Since that time there has been a significant increase in the botanical knowledge of the Hanford Site. The present listing is based on an examination of herbarium collections held at PNNL, at WSU-Tri Cities, WSU-Pullman, Bringham Young University, and The University of Washington, and on examination of ecological literature derived from the Hanford and Benton county areas over the last 100 years. Based on the most recent analysis, there are approximately 725 different plant species that have been documented on or around the Hanford Site. This represents an approximate 20% increase in the number of species reported within Sackschewsky et al. (1992). This listing directly supports DOE and contractor efforts to assess the potential impacts of Hanford Site operations on the biological environment, including impacts to rare habitats and to species listed as endangered or\\ threatened. This document includes a listing of plants currently listed as endangered, threatened, or otherwise of concern to the Washington Natural Heritage Program or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as those that are currently listed as noxious weeds by the State of Washington. Also provided is an overview of how plants on the Hanford Site can be used by people. This information may be useful in developing risk assessment models, and as supporting information for clean-up level and remediation decisions.

Sackschewsky, Michael R.; Downs, Janelle L.

2001-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Epithelialmesenchymal transition during oncogenic transformation induced by hexavalent chromium involves reactive oxygen species-dependent mechanism in lung epithelial cells  

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Hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)] is an important human carcinogen associated with pulmonary diseases and lung cancer. Exposure to Cr(VI) induces DNA damage, cell morphological change and malignant transformation in human lung epithelial cells. Despite extensive studies, the molecular mechanisms remain elusive, it is also not known if Cr(VI)-induced transformation might accompany with invasive properties to facilitate metastasis. We aimed to study Cr(VI)-induced epithelialmesenchymal transition (EMT) and invasion during oncogenic transformation in lung epithelial cells. The results showed that Cr(VI) at low doses represses E-cadherin mRNA and protein expression, enhances mesenchymal marker vimentin expression and transforms the epithelial cell into fibroblastoid morphology. Cr(VI) also increases cell invasion and promotes colony formation. Further studies indicated that Cr(VI) uses multiple mechanisms to repress E-cadherin expression, including activation of E-cadherin repressors such as Slug, ZEB1, KLF8 and enhancement the binding of HDAC1 in E-cadherin gene promoter, but DNA methylation is not responsible for the loss of E-cadherin. Catalase reduces Cr(VI)-induced E-cadherin and vimentin protein expression, attenuates cell invasion in matrigel and colony formation on soft agar. These results demonstrate that exposure to a common human carcinogen, Cr(VI), induces EMT and invasion during oncogenic transformation in lung epithelial cells and implicate in cancer metastasis and prevention. - Graphical abstract: Epithelialmesenchymal transition during oncogenic transformation induced by hexavalent chromium involves reactive oxygen species-dependent mechanisms in lung epithelial cells. - Highlights: We study if Cr(VI) might induce EMT and invasion in epithelial cells. Cr(VI) induces EMT by altering E-cadherin and vimentin expression. It also increases cell invasion and promotes oncogenic transformation. Catalase reduces Cr(VI)-induced EMT, invasion and transformation.

Ding, Song-Ze, E-mail: dingsongze@hotmail.com [Department of Internal Medicine, Henan Provincial Peoples Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Wei-Wu Road, Zhengzhou, Henan 450000 (China); Graduate Center for Toxicology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 (United States); Yang, Yu-Xiu; Li, Xiu-Ling [Department of Internal Medicine, Henan Provincial Peoples Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Wei-Wu Road, Zhengzhou, Henan 450000 (China); Michelli-Rivera, Audrey [Graduate Center for Toxicology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 (United States); Han, Shuang-Yin [Department of Internal Medicine, Henan Provincial Peoples Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Wei-Wu Road, Zhengzhou, Henan 450000 (China); Wang, Lei; Pratheeshkumar, Poyil; Wang, Xin; Lu, Jian; Yin, Yuan-Qin; Budhraja, Amit; Hitron, Andrew J. [Graduate Center for Toxicology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 (United States)

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317

Plant design: Integrating Plant and Equipment Models  

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Like power plant engineers, process plant engineers must design generating units to operate efficiently, cleanly, and profitably despite fluctuating costs for raw materials and fuels. To do so, they increasingly create virtual plants to enable evaluation of design concepts without the expense of building pilot-scale or demonstration facilities. Existing computational models describe an entire plant either as a network of simplified equipment models or as a single, very detailed equipment model. The Advanced Process Engineering Co-Simulator (APECS) project (Figure 5) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) seeks to bridge the gap between models by integrating plant modeling and equipment modeling software. The goal of the effort is to provide greater insight into the performance of proposed plant designs. The software integration was done using the process-industry standard CAPE-OPEN (Computer Aided Process EngineeringOpen), or CO interface. Several demonstration cases based on operating power plants confirm the viability of this co-simulation approach.

Sloan, David (Alstrom Power); Fiveland, Woody (Alstrom Power); Zitney, S.E.; Osawe, Maxwell (Ansys, Inc.)

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Plant Cycling Costs  

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This report provides a detailed review of the most up to date data available on power plant cycling costs. The primary objective of this report is to increase awareness of power plant cycling cost, the use of these costs in renewable integration studies and to stimulate debate between policymakers, system dispatchers, plant personnel and power utilities.

Kumar, N.; Besuner, P.; Lefton, S.; Agan, D.; Hilleman, D.

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NUCLEAR PLANT AND CONTROL  

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NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: software require- ments, safety analysis, formal for the digital protection systems of a nuclear power plant. When spec- ifying requirements for software and CRSA processes are described using shutdown system 2 of the Wolsong nuclear power plants as the digital

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2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 141 MANAGING SIREX NOCTILIO POPULATIONS  

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IN PATAGONIA (ARGENTINA): SILVICULTURE AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL José Villacide, Deborah Fischbein, Nélida Jofré (Corley and Villacide 2005). In Patagonia (Argentina), as in other Sirex-affected regions, remarkable contribution to woodwasp mortality in Patagonia (Corley and Bruzzone 2009). We note that, among an array

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2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 69 DISTRIBUTION AND BIOLOGY OF NATIVE SIRICIDAE AND  

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placed in each of the three states. Traps were baited with Sirex lure alone, Sirex lure + ethanol. There was no significant difference in catches between Sirex lure alone and Sirex lure + UHR ethanol. More siricids were as including ethanol. Future studies will focus on re-sampling these study sites using similar trapping methods

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2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 107 ATTRACTANTS FOR LONGHORN BEETLES IN THE  

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pheromones, ipsenol and ipsdienol, to the binary combination of pine volatiles, ethanol and (-)--pinene). The following treatments were randomly assigned to one of the three traps within each replicate: ethanol + (-)--pinene (EA) ; ipsenol and ipsdienol (SD); and ethanol, (-)--pinene, ipsenol and ipsdienol (EA + SD

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2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 93 IMPACT OF ENHANCIN GENES ON POTENCY  

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lacking E1 (E1cat), E2 (E1del) or both (E1delE2del) in larvae fed on artificial diet in the presence enhancin genes (E1 and E2) encoding proteases that degrade key peritrophic matrix (PM) proteins, thereby

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Evaluation of oocyte competency in bovine and canine species via non-invasive assessment of oocyte quality  

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), and intracellular calcium activity ([Ca2+]i) using rhodamine 123, JC-1 and Fluo-4, AM, respectively in bovine and canine in vitro matured (IVM) oocytes. Comparison of morphological grading with fluorescence intensity yielded similar trends between all grades...

Willingham-Rocky, Lauri A.

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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82 2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 MULTITROPHIC EFFECTS OF CALCIUM AVAILABILITY  

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University of Delaware, Departments of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Newark, DE 19716 ABSTRACT Acid rain adsorbed to soil surfaces, and (2) aluminum is released to soil water by acid rain and displaces adsorbed, causing calcium to be more readily leached from the soil. The effects of acid rain on soil calcium

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2 2010 USDA Research Forum on Invasive Species GTR-NRS-P-75 PROGRESS IN UNDERSTANDING THE ECOLOGY  

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testing for evidence of positive density dependence in North American populations, which would suggest and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa 5USDA APHIS PPQ, Otis of catastrophic outbreaks in the Southern Hemisphere. We suggest that the population dynamics of S. noctilio may

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Transplanting native dominant plants to facilitate community development in restored coastal plain wetlands.  

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Abstract: Drained depressional wetlands are typically restored by plugging ditches or breaking drainage tiles to allow recovery of natural ponding regimes, while relying on passive recolonization from seed banks and dispersal to establish emergent vegetation. However, in restored depressions of the southeastern United States Coastal Plain, certain characteristic rhizomatous graminoid species may not recolonize because they are dispersal-limited and uncommon or absent in the seed banks of disturbed sites. We tested whether selectively planting such wetland dominants could facilitate restoration by accelerating vegetative cover development and suppressing non-wetland species. In an operational-scale project in a South Carolina forested landscape, drained depressional wetlands were restored in early 2001 by completely removing woody vegetation and plugging surface ditches. After forest removal, tillers of two rhizomatous wetland grasses (Panicum hemitomon, Leersia hexandra) were transplanted into singlespecies blocks in 12 restored depressions that otherwise were revegetating passively. Presence and cover of all plant species appearing in planted plots and unplanted control plots were recorded annually. We analyzed vegetation composition after two and four years, during a severe drought (2002) and after hydrologic recovery (2004). Most grass plantings established successfully, attaining 15%85% cover in two years. Planted plots had fewer total species and fewer wetland species compared to control plots, but differences were small. Planted plots achieved greater total vegetative cover during the drought and greater combined cover of wetland species in both years. By 2004, planted grasses appeared to reduce cover of non-wetland species in some cases, but wetter hydrologic conditions contributed more strongly to suppression of non-wetland species. Because these two grasses typically form a dominant cover matrix in herbaceous depressions, our results indicated that planting selected species could supplement passive restoration by promoting a vegetative structure closer to that of natural wetlands.

De Steven, Diane; Sharitz, Rebecca R.

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alien invasive centaurea Sample Search...  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: alien invasive centaurea Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Communications Ecological Applications,...

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Mechanisms of NDV-3 vaccine efficacy in MRSA skin versus invasive infection  

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3 vaccine efficacy in MRSA skin versus invasive infectionFig. 1) and suppression of MRSA proliferation (Fig. 2). Eachseverity and suppression of MRSA bioluminescence (Figs. 1

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - amplification targeting invasive Sample...  

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or threat status. Non-invasive sampling of hairs left on hair snares ... Source: USDA, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station - Flagstaff Lab Collection: Environmental...

331

Contrasting hydraulic architecture and function in deep and shallow roots of tree species from a semi-arid habitat  

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Contrasting hydraulic architecture and function in deep and shallow roots of tree species from of tomography for vessel network analysis and the important role of 3-D xylem organization in plant hydraulic Root water uptake and hydraulic transport through xylem are critical for plant functioning and survival

Jackson, Robert B.

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The impact of co-occurring tree and grassland species on carbon sequestration and potential biofuel production  

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The impact of co-occurring tree and grassland species on carbon sequestration and potential biofuel for terrestrial carbon sequestration and potential biofuel production. For P. strobus, above- ground plant carbon harvest for biofuel would result in no net carbon sequestration as declines in soil carbon offset plant

Weiblen, George D

333

E-Print Network 3.0 - aquatic plants water Sample Search Results  

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water Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aquatic plants water Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 NO LONGER HENRY'S HUDSON: EXOTIC SPECIES...

334

Conditional sterility in plants  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present disclosure provides methods, recombinant DNA molecules, recombinant host cells containing the DNA molecules, and transgenic plant cells, plant tissue and plants which contain and express at least one antisense or interference RNA specific for a thiamine biosynthetic coding sequence or a thiamine binding protein or a thiamine-degrading protein, wherein the RNA or thiamine binding protein is expressed under the regulatory control of a transcription regulatory sequence which directs expression in male and/or female reproductive tissue. These transgenic plants are conditionally sterile; i.e., they are fertile only in the presence of exogenous thiamine. Such plants are especially appropriate for use in the seed industry or in the environment, for example, for use in revegetation of contaminated soils or phytoremediation, especially when those transgenic plants also contain and express one or more chimeric genes which confer resistance to contaminants.

Meagher, Richard B. (Athens, GA); McKinney, Elizabeth (Athens, GA); Kim, Tehryung (Taejeon, KR)

2010-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Secondary plant succession on disturbed sites at Yucca Mountain, Nevada  

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This report presents the results of a study of secondary plant succession on disturbed sites created during initial site investigations in the late 1970s and early 1980s at Yucca Mountain, NV. Specific study objectives were to determine the rate and success of secondary plant succession, identify plant species found in disturbances that may be suitable for site-specific reclamation, and to identify environmental variables that influence succession on disturbed sites. During 1991 and 1992, fifty seven disturbed sites were located. Vegetation parameters, disturbance characteristics and environmental variables were measured at each site. Disturbed site vegetation parameters were compared to that of undisturbed sites to determine the status of disturbed site plant succession. Vegetation on disturbed sites, after an average of ten years, was different from undisturbed areas. Ambrosia dumosa, Chrysothamnus teretifolius, Hymenoclea salsola, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Atriplex confertifolia, Atriplex canescens, and Stephanomeria pauciflora were the most dominant species across all disturbed sites. With the exception of A. dumosa, these species were generally minor components of the undisturbed vegetation. Elevation, soil compaction, soil potassium, and amounts of sand and gravel in the soil were found to be significant environmental variables influencing the species composition and abundance of perennial plants on disturbed sites. The recovery rate for disturbed site secondary succession was estimated. Using a linear function (which would represent optimal conditions), the recovery rate for perennial plant cover, regardless of which species comprised the cover, was estimated to be 20 years. However, when a logarithmic function (which would represent probable conditions) was used, the recovery rate was estimated to be 845 years. Recommendations for future studies and site-specific reclamation of disturbances are presented.

Angerer, J.P.; Ostler, W.K.; Gabbert, W.D.; Schultz, B.W.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Native Predators Do Not Influence Invasion Success of Pacific Lionfish on Caribbean Reefs  

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Native Predators Do Not Influence Invasion Success of Pacific Lionfish on Caribbean Reefs Serena whether biotic resistance by native predators on Caribbean coral reefs has influenced the invasion success of the Caribbean. We recorded protection status of the reefs, and abiotic variables including depth, habitat type

Miller, Thomas E.

337

Gemini: A Non-Invasive, Energy-Harvesting True Power Meter Bradford Campbell and Prabal Dutta  

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Gemini: A Non-Invasive, Energy-Harvesting True Power Meter Bradford Campbell and Prabal Dutta,prabal}@umich.edu Abstract--Power meters are critical for submetering loads in residential and commercial settings, but high by proposing non-invasive meters that easily clip onto a wire, or stick onto a circuit breaker, to perform

Dutta, Prabal

338

Biological Invasions 4: 333338, 2002. 2002 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.  

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in the Netherlands. Invasion note First report of the Asian kelp Undaria pinnatifida in the northeastern Pacific in revised form 28 May 2002 Key words: California, invasions, kelp, nonindigenous, Undaria, wakame Abstract The Asian kelp Undaria pinnatifida was discovered in southern California in the spring of 2000

339

Polo-like Kinase I is involved in Invasion through Extracellular Matrix  

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Polo-like kinase 1, PLK1, has important functions in maintaining genome stability and is involved in regulation of mitosis. PLK1 is up regulated in many invasive carcinomas. We asked whether it may also play a role in acquisition of invasiveness, a crucial step in transition to malignancy. In a model of metaplastic basal-like breast carcinoma progression, we found that PLK1 expression is necessary but not sufficient to induce invasiveness through laminin-rich extracellular matrix. PLK1 mediates invasion via Vimentin and {beta}1 integrin, both of which are necessary. We observed that PLK1 phosphorylates Vimentin on serine 82, which in turn regulates cell surface levels of {beta}1 integrin. We found PLK1 to be also highly expressed in pre-invasive in situ carcinomas of the breast. These results support a role for the involvement of PLK1 in the invasion process and point to this pathway as a potential therapeutic target for pre-invasive and invasive breast carcinoma treatment.

Bissell, Mina J; Rizki, Aylin; Mott, Joni D.; Bissell, Mina J

2008-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Citizen Science Case Study: What's Invasive / Project Budburst Nathan R. Prestopnik  

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Citizen Science Case Study: What's Invasive / Project Budburst Nathan R. Prestopnik Syracuse University napresto@syr.edu Abstract What's Invasive and Project Budburst are citizen science projects of citizen science investigations. Associated Links The following links are to projects and related work

Crowston, Kevin

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341

Economic Incentives for Controlling Trade-Related Biological Invasions in the  

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Economic Incentives for Controlling Trade-Related Biological Invasions in the Great Lakes Richard D proxy-based and technology-based economic incentives to reduce the threat of new invasions of Ponto management, perform- ance-based incentives, environmental subsidies The economic and environmental impacts

Lupi, Frank

342

Invasion Ecology of Aquatic Animals FAS 4932 (section 8143) and FAS 6932 (Section 6725)  

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Invasion Ecology of Aquatic Animals FAS 4932 (section 8143) and FAS 6932 (Section 6725) Fall 2006 will provide a comprehensive overview of the field of invasion ecology and will emphasize aspects related will be presented the ecological concepts and debates underlying this developing field; the biology and life history

Watson, Craig A.

343

R E V I E W Effects of biological invasions on forest carbon  

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R E V I E W Effects of biological invasions on forest carbon sequestration D . A . P E LT Z E R on the effects of some of the major drivers of global change on carbon (C) sequestration, particularly carbon that drive C sequestration. Keywords: biological invasion, carbon sequestration, community structure, forest

Berkowitz, Alan R.

344

Insect Conservation under the Endangered Species Act  

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the trend toward species extinction, whatever the cost." 'protection for species on the verge of extinction. 43. Id.about the extinction of any species 3 1 and, unlike earlier

Lugo, Ezequiel

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Chytridiomycosis as a cause of species extinction?  

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Chytridiomycosis as a cause of species extinction? Yimin Du Penny Langhammer Yijun Lou John population declines, species extinctions Biodiversity loss Theoretical Host extinction generally to amphibian species Stuart et al. 2004. Science 306: 17831786 #12;Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd

Linder, Tams

346

Nongame and Endangered Species Conservation Act (Nebraska)  

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The Game and Parks Commission is responsible for implementing and promulgating regulations to protect species named in the Endangered Species Act, as well as other endangered or threatened species...

347

Phosphotyrosine Profiling of NSCLC Cells in Response to EGF and HGF Reveals Network Specific Mediators of Invasion  

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Growth factor signaling is deregulated in cancer and often leads to invasion, yet receptor tyrosine kinase signaling pathways driving invasion under different growth factor conditions are not well understood. To identify ...

Johnson, Hannah

348

High Plant Diversity in Eocene South America: Evidence from  

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High Plant Diversity in Eocene South America: Evidence from Patagonia Peter Wilf,1,2,3 * N. Rube in Patagonia, Argentina, paleolatitude 47°S, we report 102 leaf species. Radioisotopic and paleomagnetic) in northwestern Chubut Province, Patagonia, Argentina (24, 25). It is derived from tuffaceous caldera-lake depos

Lyons, S. Kathleen

349

Career and Information Day Botany and Plant Science  

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. These challenges will have to be met through the sustainable use of natural resources. The most important question career possibilities from sustainable development, exploring for new species of plants, environmental building, where you will be able to find out about all the talks and presentations taking place. We

O'Mahony, Donal E.

350

Soil to plant transfer of 238 Th on a uranium  

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Soil to plant transfer of 238 U, 226 Ra and 232 Th on a uranium mining-impacted soil from species grown in soils from southeastern China contaminated with uranium mine tailings were analyzed The radioactive waste (e.g. tailings) produced by uranium mining activities contains a series of long

Hu, Qinhong "Max"

351

Services from PlantPollinator Interactions in the Neotropics  

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5 Services from Plant­Pollinator Interactions in the Neotropics Lucas Alejandro Garibaldi, Nathan to improve pollination services at the farm and landscape scale, and socio-economic drivers affecting. There are more than 300 hummingbird species confined to the Neotropics (Bawa, 1990). In agricultural systems

Muchhala, Nathan

352

PHYSICAL PLANT POLICY & PROCEDURE  

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PHYSICAL PLANT POLICY & PROCEDURE TITLE PHYSICAL PLANT HIGH VOLTAGE PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE To establish a consistent policy of performing Preventive Maintenance on high voltage by the G.S.A. Preventive Maintenance sections E- 29 (high voltage oil circuit breaker), E-32 (high voltage

Fernandez, Eduardo

353

Plant fatty acid hydroxylase  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present invention relates to the identification of nucleic acid sequences and constructs, and methods related thereto, and the use of these sequences and constructs to produce genetically modified plants for the purpose of altering the composition of plant oils, waxes and related compounds.

Somerville, Chris (Portola Valley, CA); van de Loo, Frank (Lexington, KY)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Modulating lignin in plants  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Materials and methods for modulating (e.g., increasing or decreasing) lignin content in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding lignin-modulating polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to generate transgenic plants having a modulated lignin content.

Apuya, Nestor; Bobzin, Steven Craig; Okamuro, Jack; Zhang, Ke

2013-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

355

Plant Ecology An Introduction  

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1 Plant Ecology An Introduction Ecology as a Science Study of the relationships between living and causes of the abundance and distribution of organisms Ecology as a Science We'll use the perspective of terrestrial plants Basic ecology - ecological principles Applied ecology - application of principles

Cochran-Stafira, D. Liane

356

NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND  

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NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: moderator temper ature coefficient, reactivity co reactor Unit 4 of the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant (Sweden) during fuel cycle 16 is analyzed absorption cross-section behavior. Consequently, if NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY VOL. 140 NOV. 2002 147 #12;Demazire

Demazire, Christophe

357

NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND  

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NUCLEAR PLANT OPERATIONS AND CONTROL KEYWORDS: moderator temper- ature coefficient, reactivity co reactor Unit 4 of the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant (Sweden) during fuel cycle 16 is analyzed. Consequently, if*E-mail: demaz@nephy.chalmers.se NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY VOL. 140 NOV. 2002 147 #12;high-burnup fuel

Pzsit, Imre

358

Mixed planting of sorghum midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) resistant and susceptible sorghums to enhance and assess nonpreference resistance  

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varieties at the same level of insect population. " Smith (1989) defined insect resistant plants as those composed of the genetically inherited qualities that result in a plant of one hybrid or species being less damaged than a susceptible plant which.... In a similar approach Horber (1980) defined susceptibility and high susceptibility. The level of plant resistance to insects is genetically determined. Also, there are commonly limitations in the opportunities and abilities to elevate the level...

Jimenez Mass, Nora Cecilia

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Are tropical fungal endophytes hyperdiverse? Fungal endophytes are ubiquitous fungi that inhabit healthy plant tissues without  

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Are tropical fungal endophytes hyperdiverse? Abstract Fungal endophytes are ubiquitous fungi that inhabit healthy plant tissues without causing disease. Endophytes have been found in every plant species sites in a lowland, moist tropical forest of central Panama, we quantified endophyte colonization

California at Berkeley, University of

360

Defensive Roles of Polyphenol Oxidase in Plants C. Peter Constabel and Raymond Barbehenn  

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insects by G. Felton and S. Duffey has motivated many studies of PPO in the context of plant a wide range of plant species and a variety of tissues (Constabel et al. 1996; Mayer 2006), and activity al. 1997; Marusek et al. 2006). The size of the predicted mature PPO proteins is typically 54­62 k

Constabel, Peter

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361

Method for production of petroselinic acid and OMEGA12 hexadecanoic acid in transgenic plants  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present invention relates to a process for producing lipids containing the fatty acid petroselinic acid in plants. The production of petroselinic acid is accomplished by genetically transforming plants which do not normally accumulate petroselinic acid with a gene for a .omega.12 desaturase from another species which does normally accumulate petroselinic acid.

Ohlrogge, John B. (Okemos, MI); Cahoon, Edgar B. (Lansing, MI); Shanklin, John (Upton, NY); Somerville, Christopher R. (Okemos, MI)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Method for production of petroselinic acid and OMEGA12 hexadecanoic acid in transgenic plants  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present invention relates to a process for producing lipids containing the fatty acid, petroselinic acid, in plants. The production of petroselinic acid is accomplished by genetically transforming plants which do not normally accumulate petroselinic acid with a gene for a {omega}12 desaturase from another species which does normally accumulate petroselinic acid. 19 figs.

Ohlrogge, J.B.; Cahoon, E.B.; Shanklin, J.; Somerville, C.R.

1995-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

363

MODELING PLANT COMPETITION WITH THE GAPS OBJECT-ORIENTED DYNAMIC SIMULATION MODEL  

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MODELING PLANT COMPETITION WITH THE GAPS OBJECT-ORIENTED DYNAMIC SIMULATION MODEL David G. Rossiter of Agronomy, Inc. #12;MODELING PLANT COMPETITION WITH THE GAPS OBJECT-ORIENTED DYNAMIC SIMULATION MODEL Abstract Modeling inter-species competition is a natural application for dynamic simulation models

Rossiter, D G "David"

364

Top 10 plant pathogenic bacteria in molecular plant pathology.  

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plants are being closely grouped together, for example pv.oryzae pv. oryzae AvrXa21 and implications for plant innatePseudomonas syringae pv. tomato in Tanzania. Plant Dis. 91,

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vascular Plant Survey of the Canyonlands Unit of the Big Thicket National Preserve, Tyler County, Texas  

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list with scientific name, authority and all compared entities for each plant species can be found in Appendix E. T A B LE 2. Definitio n of co des use d to indic ate o rigi n, longevity, and seaso n of gro w... for all the plants collected can be found in Appendix A. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Canyonlands Unit of the Big Thicket National Preserve Pteridophyta ASPLENIACEAE Asplenium platyneuron (L.) B.S.P N P W BLECHNACEAE...

Haile, Kelly

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

366

Evolutionary dynamics of endogenous feline leukemia virus proliferation among species of the domestic cat lineage  

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Endogenous feline leukemia viruses (enFeLVs) occur in the germ lines of the domestic cat and related wild species (genus Felis). We sequenced the long terminal repeats and part of the env region of enFeLVs in domestic cats and five wild species. A total of 305 enFeLV sequences were generated across 17 individuals, demonstrating considerable diversity within two major clades. Distinct proliferations of enFeLVs occurred before and after the black-footed cat diverged from the other species. Diversity of enFeLVs was limited for the sand cat and jungle cat suggesting that proliferation of enFeLVs occurred within these species after they diverged. Relationships among enFeLVs were congruent with host species relationships except for the jungle cat, which carried only enFeLVs from a lineage that recently invaded the germline (enFeLV-AGTT). Comparison of wildcat and domestic cat enFeLVs indicated that a distinctive germ line invasion of enFeLVs has not occurred since the cat was domesticated.

Polani, Sagi, E-mail: sagi.polani@gmail.co [Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, 76100 (Israel); Roca, Alfred L., E-mail: roca@illinois.ed [Department of Animal Sciences and Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801 (United States); Rosensteel, Bryan B., E-mail: bryanr1@umbc.ed [University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201 (United States); Kolokotronis, Sergios-Orestis, E-mail: koloko@amnh.or [Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024 (United States); Bar-Gal, Gila Kahila, E-mail: bargal@agri.huji.ac.i [Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, 76100 (Israel)

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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FY 1987 Aquatic Species Program: Annual report  

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The goal of the Department of Energy/Solar Energy Research Institute Aquatic Species Program is to develop the technology base to produce liquid fuels from microalagae at prices competitive with conventional alternatives. Microalgae are unusual plants that can accumulate large quantities of oil and can thrive in high-salinity water, which currently has no competing uses. The algal oils, in turn, are readily converted into gasoline and diesel fuels. The best site for successful microalgae production was determined to be the US desert Southwest, with potential applications to other warm areas. Aggressive research is needed, but the improvements required are attainable. The four prime research areas in the development of this technology are growth and production, engineering design, harvesting, and conversion. Algae are selected for three criteria: tolerance to environmental fluctuations, high growth rates, and high lipid production. From 1982 to 1986, the program collected more than 3000 strains of microalgae that are more than twice as tolerant to temperature and salinity fluctuation than the initial strains. Productivity has been increased by a factor of two in outdoor culture systems since 1982, and lipid content has also been increased from 20% of body weight in 1982 to greater than 66% of body weight in 1987. Research programs are ongoing in lipid biochemistry and genetic engineering so that ultimately strains can be modified and improved to combine their best characteristics. An outdoor test facility is being built in Roswell, New Mexico.

Johnson, D.A.; Sprague, S.

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Calibration of Cotton Planting Mechanisms.  

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per foot. To obtain a perfect stand of one plant to Foot, a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 11 plants per foot wonld have to be thinned out. The number for picker wheel- drop planting mechanisms ranged from a minimum of 2 to a maxi- mum of 27 plants... per foot, requiring the removal of from 1 to 26 nlants per foot to leave one plant per foot. CONTENTS Introduction History of cotton planter development ------------.---------------------------------- Cottonseed planting mechanisms Requirements...

Smith, H. P. (Harris Pearson); Byrom, Mills H. (Mills Herbert)

1936-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Plant uptake of sludge-borne PCBs  

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Plant uptake of sludge-borne polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) (similar to Aroclor 1248) was evaluated in a greenhouse study with two food-chain crops and a grass species. Polychlorinated biphenyl loading to two soils was varied in one experiment by adding different rates of a municipal sewage sludge heavily contaminated (52 mg/kg) with PCBs. In a second experiment, Aroclor 1248 was spiked into unamended soils or soils amended with another sludge containing <1mg/kg PCBs. Analysis of PCBs was by GC/MS with a reliable detection limit in plants of 20 microg/kg for individual chlorinated classes (tri, tetra-, and pentachlorobiphenyls) and total PCBs. Only carrots (Daucus carota) were contaminated with PCBs, and contamination was restricted to carrot peels. Current USEPA guidelines for land application of sludges based on sludge PCB content are shown to be extremely conservative.

O'Connor, G.A.; Kiehl, D.; Eiceman, G.A.; Ryan, J.A.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Virginia Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

371

Ohio Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Ohio nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

372

Arkansas Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

373

Michigan Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

374

California Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

California nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State...

375

Alabama Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

376

Texas Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

377

Pennsylvania Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Pennsylvania nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State...

378

Tennessee Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Tennessee nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear...

379

Georgia Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

380

Nebraska Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Nebraska nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear...

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381

Arizona Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

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nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

382

Connecticut Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Connecticut nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State...

383

Maryland Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear net...

384

Illinois Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Illinois nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear...

385

Florida Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Florida nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear...

386

Wisconsin Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Wisconsin nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear...

387

Minnesota Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Minnesota nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant nametotal reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear...

388

Nuclear Power Plant Design Project  

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Nuclear Power Plant Design Project A Response to the Environmental and Economic Challenge Of Global.............................................................................................................. 4 3. Assessment of the Issues and Needs for a New Plant

389

Aquatic Species Program review: proceedings of principal investigators meeting  

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The purpose of the Aquatic Species Program is to improve the productivity, conversion to fuels, and cost efficiency of aquatic plant culture technologies. The emphasis of the program is on developing a mass culture technology for cultivating oil-yielding microalgae in the American southwest. A technical and economic analysis indicated that such a concept would be feasible if (1) lipid yields from microalgae are improved, (2) there is sufficient saline water for large-scale development, and (3) microalgal lipids can be economically converted to conventional fuels. It was determined that fuels from microalgal lipids presented better options than converting the microalgal biomass to either alcohols or methane. All lipids can potentially be catalytically converted to gasoline, or the fatty acids can be converted to substitute diesel fuels. The Southwest has the necessary low, flat, underutilized lands, and carbon dioxide is available from either natural deposits or flue gas from industrial plants. The amount of saline water available will probably determine how much fuel can be produced from aquatic species, and this question should be answered during 1985. The largest constraint of this technology is the economical production of an oil-rich microalgal feedstock. The agenda for the review was divided into four sections: species selection and characterization, applied physiological studies, outdoor mass cultivation, and systems design and analysis. Papers from these presentations are included in these proceedings. Program advances were reported in the areas of species collection and selection, modulated light physiology, mass culture yields, harvesting of microalgae, mass culture facility design and analysis, and assessments on fuel options from microalgae. Separate abstracts have been prepared for each paper for inclusion in the Energy Data Base.

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1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Species of Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae on native Myrtaceae in Uruguay: evidence of fungal host jumps  

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Species of Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae on native Myrtaceae in Uruguay: evidence Proteccion Vegetal, Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay b Forestry and Agricultural Agropecuaria (INIA), Uruguay d Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, USA a r t i c l e i n f

Blanchette, Robert A.

391

New Ceratocystis species infecting coffee, cacao, citrus and native trees in Colombia  

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New Ceratocystis species infecting coffee, cacao, citrus and native trees in Colombia M. Van Wyk a large number of plant and especially tree pathogens. In Colombia, isolates of this fungus cause, cacao and native trees in Colombia, based on morphology and DNA-sequences for three gene regions. Host

392

Foliar response of ten tree species exposed to SO/sub 2/ air pollution  

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A study on the relative susceptibility to SO/sub 2/ damage among 4 birch species - Scotch, Austrian, and eastern white pines, white ash, black cherry, and hybrid poplar - is reported. Controlled exposures were performed and the percentages of plants injured and the percentages of leaf areas damaged were recorded.

Biggs, A.R.; Davis, D.D.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Alien invasion Getting to the root of radiation  

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's tsunami, as well as ongoing threats to global energy supplies and national security, has been felt around with a bacterium they hope will produce enough electrical current to power city generators. If their research troublesome alien plants in North America, among other faculty research stories. As usual, you will also hear

Dawson, Jeff W.

394

Plant Vascular Biology 2010  

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This grant supported the Second International Conference on Plant Vascular Biology (PVB 2010) held July 24-28, 2010 on the campus of Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Biao Ding (Ohio State University; OSU) and David Hannapel (Iowa State University; ISU) served as co-chairs of this conference. Biao Ding served as the local organizer. PVB is defined broadly here to include studies on the biogenesis, structure and function of transport systems in plants, under conditions of normal plant growth and development as well as of plant interactions with pathogens. The transport systems cover broadly the xylem, phloem, plasmodesmata and vascular cell membranes. The PVB concept has emerged in recent years to emphasize the integrative nature of the transport systems and approaches to investigate them.

Ding, Biao

2014-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

395

Geothermal Demonstration Plant  

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a 50 W e binary conversion plant at Heber was initiated and is presented herein. Chevron Oil Company (the field operator) predicts that the reservoir i ill decline from an initial...

396

Plant Operations Executive Director  

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Campus North Campus Recycling Operations Materials Human Resources Payroll Misc Svs Special Projects Planning Spray Shop Glass Shop Upholstery Shop Plant IT Painting Services G. Weincouff Human Resources Business Services Estimating Shutdown Coordination Scheduling L. Rastique Human Resources 67398 M

Awtar, Shorya

397

B Plant facility description  

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Buildings 225B, 272B, 282B, 282BA, and 294B were removed from the B Plant facility description. Minor corrections were made for tank sizes and hazardous and toxic inventories.

Chalk, S.E.

1996-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

398

Plant Site Refrigeration Upgrade  

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Bayer Corporation operates a multi-division manufacturing facility in Bushy Park, South Carolina. Low temperature refrigeration (-4F) is required by many of the chemical manufacturing areas and is provided by a Plant Site Refrigeration System...

Zdrojewski, R.; Healy, M.; Ramsey, J.

399

Above- and belowground competition from longleaf pine plantations limits performance of reintroduced herbaceous species.  

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Although overstory trees limit the abundance and species richness of herbaceous vegetation in longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) plantations, the responsible mechanisms are poorly understood because of confounding among limiting factors. In fall 1998, research was initiated to determine the separate effects of above- and belowground competition and needlefall from overstory pines on understory plant performance. Three 13- to 15-yr-old plantations near Aiken, SC, were thinned to 0, 25, 50, or 100% of nonthinned basal area (19.5 m2 ha-1). Combinations of trenching (to eliminate root competition) and needlefall were applied to areas within each plot, and containerized seedlings of 14 perennial herbaceous species and longleaf pine were planted within each. Overstory crown closure ranged from 0 to 81%, and soil water and available nitrogen varied consistently with pine stocking, trenching, or their combination. Cover of planted species decreased an average of 16.5 and 14.1% as a result of above- and below-ground competition, respectively. Depending on species, needlefall effects were positive, negative, or negligible. Results indicate that understory restoration will be most successful when herbaceous species are established within canopy openings (0.1-0.2 ha) managed to minimize negative effects from above- and belowground competition and needlefall.

T.B. Harrington; C.M. Dagley; M.B. Edwards.

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Successful tree planting techniques for drastically disturbed lands: A case study of the propagation planting of container-grown oak and nut trees in Missouri  

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Successful tree seedling establishment on drastically disturbed lands is contingent on seven major variables: (1) selection of proper native species, (2) purchase of the best quality planting stock, (3) correct handling of planting stock, (4) correct planting techniques, (5) effective control of competing vegetation, (6) proper soil conditions and preparation, (7) weather. Exotic species should not be planted to avoid past mistakes such as kudzu, Japanese honeysuckle, sericea lespedeza and chestnut blight. A major concern of reclamation specialists and ecosystem restorationists is obtaining high-quality plant materials with the correct provenance. Ecosystem restorationists, reclamation specialists, park managers and private landowners can easily and cheaply propagate native oak or other hardwood species from local parent stock using Whitcomb bottomless containers. Proper seed collection, storage and preparation techniques as well as propagation methods are critical for seedling growth and development into quality air-pruned planting stock. Air-pruned seedlings of local provenance can be outplanted in the fall after one growing season with little transplanting shock while developing extensive root systems prior to soil freezing in winter. Establishment success of container-grown seedlings greatly exceeds that of spring-planted bare-root seedlings. Fall-planted, container-grown seedlings have a decided advantage since their roots continue to grow throughout the fall and much of the winter, enabling them to better withstand summer drought and weedy competitors. Container-grown seedlings also allow a five- to six-month planting season compared to bare-root seedlings` four to six weeks. Since propagation costs are minimal, planters who grow their own save money on the planting stock. Because the quality is higher, home-grown seedlings have greater establishment success, saving labor, time and money. With better survival rates, far fewer trees need be planted as compared to bare-root seedlings.

Miller, S. [Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources, Jefferson City, MO (United States). Land Reclamation Program

1998-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Second nature: improving transportation without putting nature second  

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Way: You Wouldnt Plant Kudzu, would You? Oct. 15, 2002.Way: You Wouldnt Plant Kudzu, would You? Oct. 15, 2002.invasive species such as kudzu and grass- es. Some of these

White, Patricia A.; Ernst, Michelle

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Journal of Applied Ecology 2004  

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by nutrient management. Key-words: common reed, invasive species, nutrient enrichment, wetlands Journal. A single S. pectinata plant was grown with each P. australis. In August 2002, plants were harvested

Anderson, Roger C.

403

Vascular flora and gradient analysis of the Natchez Trace Parkway  

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and protected species. The NPS has gone to great efforts to control the invasion of many plant species including tree of heaven [Ailanthus altissima (P. Mill.) Swingle] and kudzu [Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida...

Phillips, Nena Mae Monique

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

404

Chaos and Cossacks, two fatal vendettas : the invasions of Russia in 1708 and 1812  

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Introduction: There were two invasions of Russia by foreign powers in the early eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Charles XII of Sweden entered Russia in 1708 and was destroyed in battle outside Poltava in 1709. Napoleon ...

Hollander, Samuel, S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Non-invasive detection of oral cancer using reflectance and fluorescence spectroscopy  

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In vivo reflectance and fluorescence spectra were collected from patients with oral lesions, as well as healthy volunteers, in order to evaluate the potential of spectroscopy to serve as a non-invasive tool for the detection ...

McGee, Sasha Alanda

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Back Story: Migration, Assimilation and Invasion in the Nineteenth Century [book chapter  

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Research from a humanist perspective has much to offer in interrogating the social and cultural ramifications of invasion ecologies. The impossibility of securing national boundaries against accidental transfer and the ...

Ritvo, Harriet

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Design and thermal modeling of a non-invasive probe for measuring perfusion by thermodiffusion  

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This research 1) explores the feasibility of developing a non-invasive probe to precisely quantify microcirculatory blood flow (tissue perfusion), in real time and in absolute units, and 2) presents designs and models of ...

Charles, Steven Knight

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Title: A Hierarchical, Geospatial Approach to Mitigate Shrub Invasion in the  

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Title: A Hierarchical, Geospatial Approach to Mitigate Shrub Invasion in the Southwestern United and decision products will be based on geospatial modeling coupled with field experiments and draw on a wealth

Nishiguchi, Michele

409

Ultra-low-power electronics for non-invasive medical monitoring  

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New electronics for non-invasive medical monitoring promise low-cost, maintenance-free, and lightweight devices. These devices are critical in long-term medical measurements and in home-based tele-monitoring services, which ...

Turicchia, Lorenzo

410

Continuous and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring using ultrasonic methods  

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This thesis presents a continuous and non-invasive arterial blood pressure (CNAP) monitoring technique using ultrasound. An arterial blood pressure (ABP) waveform provides valuable information in treating cardiovascular ...

Seo, Joohyun

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Simulation methods and tissue property models for non-invasive transcranial focused ultrasound surgery  

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Many brain tumors are localized deeply and are currently surgically inaccessible without causing severe damage to the overlying structures of the brain. The current spectrum of non-invasive methods for treating such tumors ...

Connor, Christopher W

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

A system identification approach to non-invasive central cardiovascular monitoring  

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This thesis presents a new system identification approach to non-invasive central cardiovascular monitoring problem. For this objective, this thesis will develop and analyze blind system identification and input signal ...

Hahn, Jin-Oh, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Development and application of a non invasive image matching method to study spine biomechanics  

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Research on spine biomechanics is critical to understand pathology such as degenerative changes and low back pain. However, current study on in-vivo spine biomechanics is limited by the complex anatomy and invasive ...

Wang, Shaobai

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

E-Print Network 3.0 - accurate non-invasive estimation Sample...  

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CO, NIBP & TPR Summary: (Non-Invasive Blood Pressure) A) Using a stethoscope and sphygmomanometer, measure each team member... script that uses the values from part A to estimate...

415

Quantitative assessment of invasive mena isoforms (Menacalc) as an independent prognostic marker in breast cancer  

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Introduction: Mena, an Ena/VASP protein family member, is a key actin regulatory protein. Mena is up-regulated in breast cancers and promotes invasion and motility of tumor cells. Mena has multiple splice variants, including ...

Agarwal, Seema

416

Mutualism (+, +) (between species) Increased density of species i increased per capitum  

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& endophytic fungi Plants & mycorrhizal fungi #12;"Pleiotropic Parasite" Pleiotropy: gene has multiple effects, oropendola mutualism #12;Plant-endophyte-herbivore interactions Rasmussen et al. (2007, New Phytologist 173 endophytes outside plasma membrane Aboveground locations Cost to Plant: Consume photosynthate, water

Caraco, Thomas

417

Identification, Distribution and Control of an Invasive Pest Ant, Paratrechina sp. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in Texas  

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IDENTIFICATION, DISTRIBUTION AND CONTROL OF AN INVASIVE PEST ANT, Paratrechina SP. (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE), IN TEXAS A Dissertation by JASON MICHAEL MEYERS Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY August 2008 Major Subject: Entomology IDENTIFICATION, DISTRIBUTION AND CONTROL OF AN INVASIVE PEST ANT, Paratrechina SP. (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE), IN TEXAS A...

Meyers, Jason

2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

418

Vegetation survey of Four Mile Creek wetlands. [Savannah River Plant  

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A survey of forested wetlands along upper Four Mile Creek was conducted. The region from Road 3 to the creek headwaters was sampled to evaluate the composition of woody and herbaceons plant communities. All sites were found to fall into either the Nyssa sylvatica (Black Gum) -- Persea borbonia (Red Bay) or Nyssa sylvatica -- Acer rubrum (Red Maple) types. These community types are generally species-rich and diverse. Previous studies (Greenwood et al., 1990; Mackey, 1988) demonstrated contaminant stress in areas downslope from the F- and H-Area seepage basins. In the present study there were some indications of contaminant stress. In the wetland near H-Area, shrub basal area, ground cover stratum species richness, and diversity were low. In the area surrounding the F-Area tree kill zone, ground cover stratum cover and shrub basal area were low and ground cover stratum species richness was low. The moderately stressed site at F-Area also showed reduced overstory richness and diversity and reduced ground cover stratum richness. These results could, however, be due to the very high basal area of overstory trees in both stressed F-Area sites that would reduce light availability to understory plants. No threatened or endangered plant species were found in the areas sampled. 40 refs., 4 figs., 8 tabs.

Loehle, C.

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

GEOTHERMAL POWER GENERATION PLANT  

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Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) drilled a deep geothermal well on campus (to 5,300 feet deep) which produced 196oF resource as part of the 2008 OIT Congressionally Directed Project. OIT will construct a geothermal power plant (estimated at 1.75 MWe gross output). The plant would provide 50 to 75 percent of the electricity demand on campus. Technical support for construction and operations will be provided by OITs Geo-Heat Center. The power plant will be housed adjacent to the existing heat exchange building on the south east corner of campus near the existing geothermal production wells used for heating campus. Cooling water will be supplied from the nearby cold water wells to a cooling tower or air cooling may be used, depending upon the type of plant selected. Using the flow obtained from the deep well, not only can energy be generated from the power plant, but the waste water will also be used to supplement space heating on campus. A pipeline will be construction from the well to the heat exchanger building, and then a discharge line will be construction around the east and north side of campus for anticipated use of the waste water by facilities in an adjacent sustainable energy park. An injection well will need to be drilled to handle the flow, as the campus existing injection wells are limited in capacity.

Boyd, Tonya

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Spatial effects on species persistence and implications for biodiversity  

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Natural ecosystems are characterized by striking diversity of form and functions and yet exhibit deep symmetries emerging across scales of space, time and organizational complexity. Species-area relationships and species-abundance distributions are examples of emerging patterns irrespective of the details of the underlying ecosystem functions. Here we present empirical and theoretical evidence for a new macroecological pattern related to the distributions of local species persistence times, defined as the timespans between local colonizations and extinctions in a given geographic region. Empirical distributions pertaining to two different taxa, breeding birds and herbaceous plants, analyzed in a new framework that accounts for the finiteness of the observational period, exhibit power-law scaling limited by a cut-off determined by the rate of emergence of new species. In spite of the differences between taxa and spatial scales of analysis, the scaling exponents are statistically indistinguishable from each other and significantly different from those predicted by existing models. We theoretically investigate how the scaling features depend on the structure of the spatial interaction network and show that the empirical scaling exponents are reproduced once a two-dimensional isotropic texture is used, regardless of the details of the ecological interactions. The framework developed here also allows to link the cut-off timescale with the spatial scale of analysis, and the persistence-time distribution to the species-area relationship. We conclude that the inherent coherence obtained between spatial and temporal macroecological patterns points at a seemingly general feature of the dynamical evolution of ecosystems.

Enrico Bertuzzo; Samir Suweis; Lorenzo Mari; Amos Maritan; Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe; Andrea Rinaldo

2011-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Strength in Numbers: Setting Quantitative Criteria for Listing Species under the Endangered Species Act  

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the trend toward species extinction, whatever the cost." 9 'to any species at a "measurable risk" of extinction. H.R.dan- ger of extinction while those species that are listed

Robbins, Kalyani

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Mitochondrial reactive oxygen species and cancer  

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Mitochondria produce reactive oxygen species (mROS) as a natural by-product of electron transport chain activity. While initial studies focused on the damaging effects of reactive oxygen species, a recent paradigm shift ...

Chandel, Navdeep S

423

Global Ecology and Biogeography, (Global Ecol. Biogeogr.) (2013) 22, 470482, DOI: 10.1111/geb.12012 Soil water balance performs better than climatic water variables in tree species  

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1 Global Ecology and Biogeography, (Global Ecol. Biogeogr.) (2013) 22, 470­482, DOI: 10.1111/geb water balance indices to predict the ecological niches of forest tree species. Location: France Methods aiming to determine the ecological niches of plant species and their responses to climate change. Key

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

424

eschweizerbartxxx Interactions between alien species and restoration  

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eschweizerbartxxx Interactions between alien species and restoration of large-river ecosystems-river ecosystems that are the subject of restoration efforts also typically are heavily invaded by alien species interactions that link alien species and river restoration. Most obviously, restoration may be aimed

Pace, Michael L.

425

Million Species EXTINCTION RISK FROM CLIMATE CHANGE  

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Saving Million Species EXTINCTION RISK FROM CLIMATE CHANGE Edited by Lee Hannah ISLANDPRESS-in-Publication Data Saving a million species : extinction risk from climate change / edited by LeeHannah. p. cm. ISBN, extinction, extinction risk, biodiversity,freshwater, marine, biology, coral bleaching, species area

Poff, N. LeRoy

426

Conservation plan for protected species on Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1, Kern County, California  

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Habitats in and around Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1 (NPR-1) support populations of various vertebrates and plants, including a number of threatened and endangered species. Adequate conservation of habitats and species, particularly protected species, can be facilitated through development and implementation of management plans. This document provides a comprehensive plan for the conservation of protected species on NPR-1, through compliance with terms and conditions expressed in Biological Opinions rendered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for NPR-1 activities. Six conservation strategies by which threatened and endangered species have been, and will be, protected are described: population monitoring, mitigation strategies, special studies, operating guidelines and policies, information transfer and outreach, and the endangered species conservation area. Population monitoring programs are essential for determining population densities and for assessing the effects of oil field developments and environmental factors on protected species. Mitigation strategies (preactivity surveys and habitat reclamation) are employed to minimize the loss of important habitats components and to restore previously disturbed lands to conditions more suitable for species` use. A number of special studies were undertaken between 1985 and 1995 to investigate the effectiveness of a variety of population and habitat management techniques with the goal of increasing the density of protected species. Operating guidelines and policies governing routine oil field activities continue to be implemented to minimize the potential for the incidental take of protected species and minimize damage to wildlife habitats. Information transfer and outreach activities are important means by which technical and nontechnical information concerning protected species conservation on NPR-1 is shared with both the scientific and non-scientific public.

Otten, M.R.M.; Cypher, B.L.

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Pinellas Plant facts  

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The Pinellas Plant, near St. Petersburg, Florida, is wholly owned by the United States Government. It is operated for the Department of Energy (DOE) by GE Aerospace, Neutron Devices (GEND). This plant was built in 1956 to manufacture neutron generators, a principal component in nuclear weapons. The neutron generators built at Neutron Devices consist of a miniaturized linear ion accelerator assembled with the pulsed electrical power supplies required for its operation. Production of these devices has necessitated the development of several uniquely specialized areas of competence and supporting facilities. The ion accelerator, or neutron tube, requires ultra clean, high vacuum technology; hermetic seals between glass, ceramic, glass-ceramic, and metal materials; plus high voltage generation and measurement technology. The existence of these capabilities at Neutron Devices has led directly to the assignment of other weapon application products: the lightning arrester connector, specialty capacitor, vacuum switch, and crystal resonator. Other product assignments such as active and reserve batteries and the radioisotopically-powered thermoelectric generator evolved from the plant`s materials measurement and controls technologies which are required to ensure neutron generator life.

NONE

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Native Vegetation Planting Guidelines  

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1 Native Vegetation Planting Guidelines Based on Sustainability Goals for the Macquarie Campus #12.................................................................................................................................10 4.2.5 Shale-Sandstone soil transition...................................................................................................................................11 #12;3 1. Purpose This document provides a guideline for specific grounds management procedures

Wang, Yan

429

Alex Benson Cement Plants  

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with steel balls which grind mix into a fine powder -> Final Cement Product Associated Air Pollution: o From health effects Relative News; o "EPA Clamps down on Cement Plant Pollution" http.4 million dollars for violating the Clean Air Act and 2 million dollars for pollution controls #12

Toohey, Darin W.

430

B Plant hazards assessment  

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This document establishes the technical basis in support of Emergency Planning Activities for B Plant on the Hanford Site. The document represents an acceptable interpretation of the implementing guidance document for DOE Order 5500.3A. Through this document, the technical basis for the development of facility specific , Emergency Action Levels and the Emergency Planning Zone is demonstrated.

Broz, R.E.

1994-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

431

Steam Plant, 6% Irrigation,  

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of Rainwater Storage Cisterns on Campus 150,000 gallons* Total Acres of Campus (Modeled for Stormwater Analysis% Chilled Water Plant, 26% Academics, 16% Washington Duke Inn, 3% Water & Stormwater Management Sustainability Facts Overview Existing Sustainability Initiatives Stormwater Regulation Duke University obtains

Zhou, Pei

432

Non-invasive in situ plasma monitoring of reactive gases using the floating harmonic method for inductively coupled plasma etching application  

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The floating harmonic method was developed for in situ plasma diagnostics of allowing real time measurement of electron temperature (T{sub e}) and ion flux (J{sub ion}) without contamination of the probe from surface modification by reactive species. In this study, this novel non-invasive diagnostic system was studied to characterize inductively coupled plasma of reactive gases monitoring T{sub e} and J{sub ion} for investigating the optimum plasma etching conditions and controlling of the real-time plasma surface reaction in the range of 200-900 W source power, 10-100 W bias power, and 3-15 mTorr chamber pressure, respectively.

Lee, J. H.; Kim, M. J. [Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas 75080 (United States); Yoon, Y. S. [Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas 75080 (United States)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

433

Structure and Biochemical Properties of PRL-1, a Phosphatase Implicated in Cell Growth, Differentiation, and Tumor Invasion  

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The PRL (phosphatase of regenerating liver) phosphatases constitute a novel class of small, prenylated phosphatases that are implicated in promoting cell growth, differentiation, and tumor invasion, and represent attractive targets for anticancer therapy. Here we describe the crystal structures of native PRL-1 as well as the catalytically inactive mutant PRL-1/C104S in complex with sulfate. PRL-1 exists as a trimer in the crystalline state, burying 1140 Angstroms{sup 2} of accessible surface area at each dimer interface. Trimerization creates a large, bipartite membrane-binding surface in which the exposed C-terminal basic residues could cooperate with the adjacent prenylation group to anchor PRL-1 on the acidic inner membrane. Structural and kinetic analyses place PRL-1 in the family of dual specificity phosphatases with closest structural similarity to the Cdc14 phosphatase and provide a molecular basis for catalytic activation of the PRL phosphatases. Finally, native PRL-1 is crystallized in an oxidized form in which a disulfide is formed between the active site Cys104 and a neighboring residue Cys49, which blocks both substrate binding and catalysis. Biochemical studies in solution and in the cell support a potential regulatory role of this intramolecular disulfide bond formation in response to reactive oxygen species such as H{sub 2}O{sub 2}.

Sun,J.; Wang, W.; Yang, H.; Liu, S.; Liang, F.; Fedorov, A.; Almo, S.; Zhang, Z.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Technology Data for Electricity and Heat Generating Plants  

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.................................................................................63 13 Centralised Biogas Plants

435

The Colorado Rare Plant Technical Committee Rare Plant Symposium  

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The Colorado Rare Plant Technical Committee presents: 4th Annual Rare Plant Symposium Sponsored by: Colorado Native Plant Society University of Colorado Herbarium US Fish and Wildlife Service Colorado: G2G3/S2S3 Global distribution: Colorado (Larimer and Boulder counties). Possibly extending

436

Louisiana Nuclear Profile - Power Plants  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Louisiana nuclear power plants, summer capacity and net generation, 2010" "Plant NameTotal Reactors","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Share of State nuclear...

437

Belgrade Lot Steam Plant Lot  

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2 2A 2A Belgrade Lot Steam Plant Lot Alfond Lot Satellite Lot North Gym Lot Corbett Lot Dunn Lot Chadbourne Merrill Aubert Hannibal Hamlin Steam Plant Crosby Machine Tool Lab Children's Center Rogers N

Thomas, Andrew

438

Belgrade Lot Steam Plant Lot  

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2 2A 2A Belgrade Lot Steam Plant Lot Alfond Lot Satellite Lot North Gym Lot Corbett Lot Dunn Lot Hamlin Steam Plant Crosby Machine Tool Lab Children's Center Rogers N S Estabrooke Memorial Gym Stevens

Thomas, Andrew

439

Belgrade Lot Steam Plant Lot  

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2 2A 2A Belgrade Lot Steam Plant Lot Alfond Lot Satellite Lot North Gym Lot Corbett Lot Dunn Lot Oceanographic Operations 1 2 8 5 3 4 7 6 AMC Chadbourne Merrill Aubert Hannibal Hamlin Steam Plant Crosby

Thomas, Andrew

440

Gene encoding plant asparagine synthetase  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The identification and cloning of the gene(s) for plant asparagine synthetase (AS), an important enzyme involved in the formation of asparagine, a major nitrogen transport compound of higher plants is described. Expression vectors constructed with the AS coding sequence may be utilized to produce plant AS; to engineer herbicide resistant plants, salt/drought tolerant plants or pathogen resistant plants; as a dominant selectable marker; or to select for novel herbicides or compounds useful as agents that synchronize plant cells in culture. The promoter for plant AS, which directs high levels of gene expression and is induced in an organ specific manner and by darkness, is also described. The AS promoter may be used to direct the expression of heterologous coding sequences in appropriate hosts.

Coruzzi, Gloria M. (New York, NY); Tsai, Fong-Ying (New York, NY)

1993-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Advanced Power Plant Development and Analysis Methodologies  

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Under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory, a multi-disciplinary team led by the Advanced Power and Energy Program of the University of California at Irvine is defining the system engineering issues associated with the integration of key components and subsystems into advanced power plant systems with goals of achieving high efficiency and minimized environmental impact while using fossil fuels. These power plant concepts include 'Zero Emission' power plants and the 'FutureGen' H2 co-production facilities. The study is broken down into three phases. Phase 1 of this study consisted of utilizing advanced technologies that are expected to be available in the 'Vision 21' time frame such as mega scale fuel cell based hybrids. Phase 2 includes current state-of-the-art technologies and those expected to be deployed in the nearer term such as advanced gas turbines and high temperature membranes for separating gas species and advanced gasifier concepts. Phase 3 includes identification of gas turbine based cycles and engine configurations suitable to coal-based gasification applications and the conceptualization of the balance of plant technology, heat integration, and the bottoming cycle for analysis in a future study. Also included in Phase 3 is the task of acquiring/providing turbo-machinery in order to gather turbo-charger performance data that may be used to verify simulation models as well as establishing system design constraints. The results of these various investigations will serve as a guide for the U. S. Department of Energy in identifying the research areas and technologies that warrant further support.

A.D. Rao; G.S. Samuelsen; F.L. Robson; B. Washom; S.G. Berenyi

2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

442

Advanced Power Plant Development and Analyses Methodologies  

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Under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory, a multi-disciplinary team led by the Advanced Power and Energy Program of the University of California at Irvine is defining the system engineering issues associated with the integration of key components and subsystems into advanced power plant systems with goals of achieving high efficiency and minimized environmental impact while using fossil fuels. These power plant concepts include ''Zero Emission'' power plants and the ''FutureGen'' H{sub 2} co-production facilities. The study is broken down into three phases. Phase 1 of this study consisted of utilizing advanced technologies that are expected to be available in the ''Vision 21'' time frame such as mega scale fuel cell based hybrids. Phase 2 includes current state-of-the-art technologies and those expected to be deployed in the nearer term such as advanced gas turbines and high temperature membranes for separating gas species and advanced gasifier concepts. Phase 3 includes identification of gas turbine based cycles and engine configurations suitable to coal-based gasification applications and the conceptualization of the balance of plant technology, heat integration, and the bottoming cycle for analysis in a future study. Also included in Phase 3 is the task of acquiring/providing turbo-machinery in order to gather turbo-charger performance data that may be used to verify simulation models as well as establishing system design constraints. The results of these various investigations will serve as a guide for the U. S. Department of Energy in identifying the research areas and technologies that warrant further support.

G.S. Samuelsen; A.D. Rao

2006-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

443

Title 50 CFR 17 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants | Open Energy  

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Regulating nutrient allocation in plants  

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The invention provides coding and promoter sequences for a VS-1 and AP-2 gene, which affects the developmental process of senescence in plants. Vectors, transgenic plants, seeds, and host cells comprising heterologous VS-1 and AP-2 genes are also provided. Additionally provided are methods of altering nutrient allocation and composition in a plant using the VS-1 and AP-2 genes.

Udvardi, Michael; Yang, Jiading; Worley, Eric

2014-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

445

CONSTRUCTION OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS  

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CONSTRUCTION OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS A Workshop on "NUCLEAR ENERGY RENAISSANCE" Addressing WAS DEEPLY INVOLVED IN ALMOST EVERY ASPECT OF BUILDING THE PLANTS THROUGH Quality Assurance Nuclear IN CONSTRUCTION OF ST. LUCIE-2 #12;LESSONS LEARNED FROM St. Lucie-2 NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS CAN BE BUILT

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Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation.  

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Human alterations to nutrient cycles1,2 and herbivore communities37 are affecting global biodiversity dramatically2. Ecological theory predicts these changes should be strongly counteractive: nutrient addition drives plant species loss through intensified competition for light, whereas herbivores prevent competitive exclusion by increasing ground-level light, particularly in productive systems8,9. Here we use experimental data spanning a globally relevant range of conditions to test the hypothesis that herbaceous plant species losses caused by eutrophication may be offset by increased light availability due to herbivory. This experiment, replicated in 40 grasslands on 6 continents, demonstrates that nutrients and herbivores can serve as counteracting forces to control local plant diversity through light limitation, independent of site productivity, soil nitrogen, herbivore type and climate. Nutrient addition consistently reduced local diversity through light limitation, and herbivory rescued diversity at sites where it alleviated light limitation. Thus, species loss from anthropogenic eutrophication can be ameliorated in grasslands where herbivory increases ground-level light.

Borer, Elizabeth T. [Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota; et al, et al

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Integrated turbomachine oxygen plant  

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An integrated turbomachine oxygen plant includes a turbomachine and an air separation unit. One or more compressor pathways flow compressed air from a compressor through one or more of a combustor and a turbine expander to cool the combustor and/or the turbine expander. An air separation unit is operably connected to the one or more compressor pathways and is configured to separate the compressed air into oxygen and oxygen-depleted air. A method of air separation in an integrated turbomachine oxygen plant includes compressing a flow of air in a compressor of a turbomachine. The compressed flow of air is flowed through one or more of a combustor and a turbine expander of the turbomachine to cool the combustor and/or the turbine expander. The compressed flow of air is directed to an air separation unit and is separated into oxygen and oxygen-depleted air.

Anand, Ashok Kumar; DePuy, Richard Anthony; Muthaiah, Veerappan

2014-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

448

Jennings Demonstration PLant  

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Verenium operated a demonstration plant with a capacity to produce 1.4 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural resiues for about two years. During this time, the plant was able to evaluate the technical issues in producing ethanol from three different cellulosic feedstocks, sugar cane bagasse, energy cane, and sorghum. The project was intended to develop a better understanding of the operating parameters that would inform a commercial sized operation. Issues related to feedstock variability, use of hydrolytic enzymes, and the viability of fermentative organisms were evaluated. Considerable success was achieved with pretreatment processes and use of enzymes but challenges were encountered with feedstock variability and fermentation systems. Limited amounts of cellulosic ethanol were produced.

Russ Heissner

2010-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

449

Plants for passive cooling. A preliminary investigation of the use of plants for passive cooling in temperate humid climates  

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The potential of vegetation for cooling small, detached residential and commercial structures in temperate, humid climates is discussed. The results of the research are documented, a critical review of the literature is given, and a brief review of energy transfer processes is presented. A checklist of design objectives for passive cooling, a demonstration of design applications, and a palette of selected plant species suitable for passive cooling are included.

Spirn, A W; Santos, A N; Johnson, D A; Harder, L B; Rios, M W

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Resource management plan for the Oak Ridge Reservation. Volume 29, Rare plants on the Oak Ridge Reservation  

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Rare plant species listed by state or federal agencies and found on or near the Department of Energy`s Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) are identified. Seventeen species present on the ORR are listed by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation as either endangered, threatened, or of special concern. Four of these are under review by the US Fish and Wildlife Service for possible listing as threatened or endangered species. Ten species listed by the state occur near and may be present on the ORR; four are endangered in Tennessee, and one is a candidate for federal listing. A range of habitats supports the rare taxa on the ORR: River bluffs, calcareous barrens, wetlands, and deciduous forest. Sites for listed rare species on the ORR have been designated as Research Park Natural Areas. Consideration of rare plant habitats is an important component of resource management and land-use planning; protection of rare species in their natural habitat is the best method of ensuring their long-term survival. In addition, the National Environmental Policy Act requires that federally funded projects avoid or mitigate impacts to listed species. The list of rare plant species and their location on the ORR should be considered provisional because the entire ORR has not been surveyed, and state and federal status of all species continues to be updated.

Cunningham, M. [Science Applications International Corp., Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Pounds, L. [Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States); Oberholster, S. [USDA Forest Service, Montgomery, AL (United States); Parr, P.; Mann, L. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Edwards, L. [Clemson Univ., SC (United States). Dept. of Forestry; Rosensteel, B. [JAYCOR Environmental, Vienna, VA (United States)

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Pinellas Plant Environmental Baseline Report  

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The Pinellas Plant has been part of the Department of Energy`s (DOE) nuclear weapons complex since the plant opened in 1957. In March 1995, the DOE sold the Pinellas Plant to the Pinellas County Industry Council (PCIC). DOE has leased back a large portion of the plant site to facilitate transition to alternate use and safe shutdown. The current mission is to achieve a safe transition of the facility from defense production and prepare the site for alternative uses as a community resource for economic development. Toward that effort, the Pinellas Plant Environmental Baseline Report (EBR) discusses the current and past environmental conditions of the plant site. Information for the EBR is obtained from plant records. Historical process and chemical usage information for each area is reviewed during area characterizations.

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1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Diverse Lifestyles and Strategies of Plant Pathogenesis Encoded in the Genomes of Eighteen Doethideomycetes Fungi  

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The class of Dothideomycetes is one of the largest and most diverse groups of fungi. Many are plant pathogens and pose a serious threat to agricultural crops grown for biofuel, food or feed. Most Dothideomycetes have only a single host and related species can have very diverse host plants. Eighteen genomes of Dothideomycetes have currently been sequenced by the Joint Genome Institute and other sequencing centers. Here we describe the results of comparative analyses of the fungi in this group.

Ohm, Robin A.; Feau, Nicolas; Henrissat, Bernard; Schoch, Conrad L.; Horwitz, Benjamin A.; Barry, Kerrie W.; Condon, Bradford J.; Copeland, Alex C.; Dhillon, Braham; Glaser, Fabien; Hesse, Cedar N.; Kosti, Idit; LaButti, Kurt; Lindquist, Erika A.; Lucas, Susan; Salamov, Asaf A.; Bradshaw, Rosie E.; Ciuffetti, Lynda; Hamelin, Richard C.; Kema, Gert H. J.; Lawrence, Christopher; Scott, James A.; Spatafora, Joseph W.; Turgeon, B. Gillian; de Wit, Pierre J. G. M.; Zhong, Shaobin; Goodwin, Stephen B.; Grigoriev, Igor V.

2012-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

453

Impacts of exotic forest pathogens on Mediterranean ecosystems: four case studies  

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, pollution, climate change and introduction of invasive species. Invasive tree pathogens are among planning assisted migration activities to enable plant species to cope with rapid climate change. KeywordsImpacts of exotic forest pathogens on Mediterranean ecosystems: four case studies Matteo Garbelotto

California at Berkeley, University of

454

Texas Plant Diseases Handbook.  

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of the lesion turns brown. With age, 1 es ions en 1 arge and coa 1 esce. The ent i re 1 eaf fi na 11 y drops. Stem lesions appear as long, reddish colored spots. When the plant begins to set fruit, lesions are formed at the nodes \\'Jhich girdle the stem... gi v i ng the 1 eaf a "shot-ho 1 e" appearance, simi 1 ar to those caused by anthracnose. Spots on fruit are usua lly sma 11 er and circul ar in shape. Bacteria overwinter in crop residue and on seed. Hard rains splash the bacteria to stems...

Horne, C. Wendell; Amador, Jose M.; Johnson, Jerral D.; McCoy, Norman L.; Philley, George L.; Lee, Thomas A. Jr.; Kaufman, Harold W.; Jones, Roger K.; Barnes, Larry W.; Black, Mark C.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Propagation of Ornamental Plants.  

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is well filled with roots. In the other types of layering, select shooi 1 of young growth that bend easily. It usuall: is advisable to wound the stem where it is covered with soil. This cut limits free movemen: ! of food materials and induces root... cuttings. lecent research findings have taken much of uesswork out of this type of propagation t now can be done for many plants with rlrative ease by the home gardener. Some alants remain difficult to propagate by any ' method, but most...

DeWerth, A. F.

1955-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plants & Animals  

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457

B Plant - Hanford Site  

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458

T Plant - Hanford Site  

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Threatened and Endangered Species | Open Energy Information  

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460

PET imaging to non-invasively study immune activation leading to antitumor responses with a 4-1BB agonistic antibody  

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AS, Radu CG, Ribas A: PET imaging of the immune system:as: Escuin-Ordinas et al. : PET imaging to non-invasivelyRESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access PET imaging to non-invasively

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

SPECIES COMPOSITION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAWL FISH LANDINGS  

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346; SPECIES COMPOSITION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAWL FISH LANDINGS IN NEW ENGLAND, 1958 SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC REPORT-FISHERIES Na 346 #12;#12;United States Department of the Interior, Fred A. Seaton, Secretary FishKernan, Director SPECIES COMPOSITION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAWL-FISH LANDINGS IN NEW ENGLAND, 1958 by Robert L. Edwards

462

Wetland Plant Influence on Sediment Ecosystem Structure and Trophic Function  

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Montalto. 2003. Phragmites australis invasion and expansioncommon reed (Phragmites australis) and restored saltexpansion of Phragmites australis. Ecological Applications

Whitcraft, Christine R.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Nuclear Plant/Hydrogen Plant Safety: Issues and Approaches  

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The U.S. Department of Energy, through its agents the Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project and the Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative, is working on developing the technologies to enable the large scale production of hydrogen using nuclear power. A very important consideration in the design of a co-located and connected nuclear plant/hydrogen plant facility is safety. This study provides an overview of the safety issues associated with a combined plant and discusses approaches for categorizing, quantifying, and addressing the safety risks.

Steven R. Sherman

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

The effect of metals and soil pH on the growth of Rhododendron and other alpine plants in limestone soil  

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Rhododendrons are economically important plants in horticulture, and many species are threatened in the wild by habitat degradation. It is therefore doubly important that their nutritional needs should be understood.

Kaisheva, Maria V

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Abstract--Thoracocardiography approach pretends to non-invasively monitor stroke volume by inductive  

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Abstract--Thoracocardiography approach pretends to non- invasively monitor stroke volume. The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential of thoracocardiography to estimate stroke volumes while apnea with open glottis. We hypothesized that, when glottis is open, stroke volumes would

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

466

Non-Invasive Measurement of Heartbeat with a Hydraulic Bed Sensor  

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Non-Invasive Measurement of Heartbeat with a Hydraulic Bed Sensor Progress, Challenges}@mail.missouri.edu, SkubicM@missouri.edu Abstract--A hydraulic bed sensor has been developed to non and development of the system. Keywords--hydraulic bed sensor; eldercare monitoring; ballistocardiography I

He, Zhihai "Henry"

467

Evolution of Weediness and Invasiveness: Charting the Course for Weed Genomics  

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Evolution of Weediness and Invasiveness: Charting the Course for Weed Genomics C. Neal Stewart, Jr and their evolution remain poorly understood, but genomic approaches offer tremendous promise for elucidating these important features of weed biology. However, the genomic tools and resources available for weed research

Rieseberg, Loren

468

Polo-like Kinase I is involved in Invasion through Extracellular Matrix  

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Oncogene, 19: 5606-5613, 2000. Figure 2. P^KI VIM-VIM-p-S82 surface ^1 integrin invasionQ Vimentin siRNA A J > J| VIM B-actin 1 OLE. ts iS 120,

Rizki, Aylin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

The effect of fibrillar matrix architecture on tumor cell invasion of physically challenging environments  

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environments Asja Guzman, Michelle J. Ziperstein, Laura J. Kaufman* Department of Chemistry, Columbia) extracellular matrix culture systems was studied. This work showed that in 3D fibrillar environments composed architecture is a crucial factor that allows for efficient 3D invasion. In a 3D non-fibrillar environment

Kaufman, Laura

470

Fluorescent probes for non-invasive bioenergetic studies of whole cyanobacterial cells  

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Fluorescent probes for non-invasive bioenergetic studies of whole cyanobacterial cells Markus of bioenergetic processes in whole cells of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Acridine yellow to be created. In sum- mary, bioenergetic £uorescence measurement com- bines the advantages of an easy

Roegner, Matthias

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Journal of Theoretical Biology 236 (2005) 335348 Spatial invasion by a mutant pathogen  

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Journal of Theoretical Biology 236 (2005) 335­348 Spatial invasion by a mutant pathogen Wei Wei the factors (position, transmission rate, pathogen-induced death rate) that influence the fate of a mutant a spatially distributed population of susceptible hosts typically occurs along traveling wavefronts. The shape

Krone, Steve

472

Differential radioactivity monitor for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

There is described an apparatus and method for diagnosing ocular cancer that is both non-invasive and accurate which comprises two radiation detectors positioned before each of the patient's eyes which will measure the radiation level produced in each eye after the administration of a tumor-localizing radiopharmaceutical such as gallium-67.

Lambrecht, R.M.; Packer, S.

1982-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

473

Evolution of a Non-Invasive Method for Providing Assistance to the Heart  

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Evolution of a Non-Invasive Method for Providing Assistance to the Heart H. S. Soroff, MD and J. Rastegar The primary function of the ventricular chambers of the heart is to provide the proper volume, in the first part of the cardiac cycle, when the heart is relaxed, cardiac diastole, the device exerts

Webster III, Robert James

474

Predicting worldwide invasiveness for four major problematic decapods: an evaluation of using different calibration sets  

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different calibration sets Ce´sar Capinha, Brian Leung and Pedro Anasta´cio C. Capinha (capinha of occurrence data to use for model calibration. Additionally, pseudo-absences are also known to cause different calibration sets for building worldwide invasiveness models for four major problematic decapods

Leung, Brian

475

Genome Analyses of an Aggressive and Invasive Lineage of the Irish Potato Famine Pathogen  

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Genome Analyses of an Aggressive and Invasive Lineage of the Irish Potato Famine Pathogen David E since the 19th century Irish famine, potato late blight has exemplified this threat. The causal oomycete lineage are among the most aggressive on cultivated potatoes, outcompete other aggressive lineages

Grünwald, Niklaus J.

476

Gas isotopes in ice reveal a vegetated central Greenland during ice sheet invasion  

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= ) in the silty ice, reaching values as high as 22 mM [Tison et al., 1998]. Ammonium oxalate is produced duringGas isotopes in ice reveal a vegetated central Greenland during ice sheet invasion R. Souchez,1 J prevailing during build-up of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) are not yet established. Here we use results from

Chappellaz, Jérôme

477

IMPROVED QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MULTIPLE NEUROPHARMACOLOGICAL NON-INVASIVE BRAIN PET STUDIES  

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i IMPROVED QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MULTIPLE NEUROPHARMACOLOGICAL NON-INVASIVE BRAIN PET STUDIES.2.2 Multiple Neuropharmacological Measures from a single PET scan ................. 4 1.2.2.1 Dual ...................................................................................... 5 1.2.3 Reduction of inter-scanner PET image variability

Fessler, Jeffrey A.

478

Dexterity optimization by port placement in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery  

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Dexterity optimization by port placement in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery Shaun Selha1 port triplets ranked according to tool dexterity and endoscopic view quality at each surgical site involved in a procedure. A computer simulation allows the surgeon to select from among the proposed port

Dupont, Pierre

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Biological Invasions 3: 5168, 2001. 2001 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.  

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, invertebrates, Juncus gerardii, New England, Phragmites australis, Spartina patens, tidal marsh Abstract. On the eastern seaboard of the USA, Phragmites australis has invaded both brackish and salt marsh habitats. Phragmites australis influence on sediments and fauna was investigated along a salinity and invasion

Levin, Lisa

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PLANT-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS -ORIGINAL PAPER Plantpollinator interactions and floral convergence in two species  

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: on Dominica, H. bihai had flowers with short nectar chambers and long corollas, whereas on Hispaniola, H pollinator of both H. bihai and H. caribaea on Hispaniola; thus, the similarity of floral phenotypes between, divergence between H. bihai populations from Dominica and Hispaniola corresponded with differ- ences

Temeles, Ethan J.

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481

ELEPHANT AND ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACTS ON WOODY PLANT SPECIES IN BABILE ELEPHANT SANCTUARY, EASTERN ETHIOPIA.  

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??A THESIS SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL OF GRADUATES STUDIES OF ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY IN PARTIAL FULLFILMEMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF (more)

ZELALEM, WODU

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Selenium Accumulation in Brassicaceae Plant Species and its Biotransfer to Insect Pollinators  

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gradient of heavy metal pollution. Special conservationalong gradients of heavy metal pollution. J of Appl Ecol 49:

Hladun, Kristen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Host identity impacts rhizosphere fungal communities associated with three alpine plant species  

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Fungal diversity and composition are still relatively unknown in many ecosystems; however, host identity and environmental conditions are hypothesized to influence fungal community assembly. To test these hypotheses we ...

Becklin, Katie M.; Hertweck, Kate L.; Jumpponen, Ari

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Introduction Egg cells from every animal and plant species studied to date  

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and then propagate through the cortex or the whole cytoplasm (reviewed in Sardet et al., 1998; Stricker, 1999; Mc]-induced Ca2+ release (IICR) (reviewed in Miyazaki et al., 1993; Stricker, 1999; McDougall et al., 2000 or an activator of it (see Stricker, 1999; Swann and Parrington, 1999; Parrington et al., 2000; McDougall et al

Sardet, Christian

485

A comparison of 137 Cs radioactivity in localized evergreen and deciduous plant species  

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and evergreen foliage at CPSES. Soil 117CS concentrations from each vegetation location were also compared to the foliage 137CS concentrations. The study's objective was to determine if the deciduous and evergreen vegetation 137CS concentrations...

Rangel, Ruben Canales

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Increasing Understanding of Species Responses to Global Changes Through Modeling Plant Metapopulation Dynamics  

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Mediterranean type ecosystem to the combined impacts of projected climate changeclimate change on geomorphology and desertification along a mediterranean-

Swab, Rebecca

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Selenium Accumulation in Brassicaceae Plant Species and its Biotransfer to Insect Pollinators  

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farm drainage systems such as constructed solar andon- farm drainage management systems such as solar or

Hladun, Kristen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LEAH GERBER The U.S.Endangered Species Act establishes categories for endangered and threatened species but provides no crite-  

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and threatened species but provides no crite- ria for deciding when a species should be listed, delisted

Gerber, Leah R.

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COOPERATION WITH THE STATES THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT SECTION 6 PROGRAM  

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endangered and threatened species, candidate species, and recently de-listed species. Under section 6, NMFS

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Selective depredation of planted hardwood seedlings by wild pigs in a wetland restoration area  

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Following the planting of several thousand hardwood seedlings in a 69-ha wetland restoration area in west-central South Carolina, wild pigs (Sus scrofa) depredated a large percentage of the young trees. This planting was undertaken as part of a mitigation effort to restore a bottomland hardwood community in the corridor and delta of a third order stream that had been previously impacted by the discharge of heated nuclear reactor effluent. The depredated restoration areas had been pretreated with both herbicide and control burning prior to planting the hardwood seedlings. After discovery of the wild pig damage, these areas were surveyed on foot to assess the magnitude of the depredation on the planted seedling crop. Foraging by the local wild pigs in the pretreatment areas selectively impacted only four of the nine hardwood species used in this restoration effort. Based on the surveys, the remaining five species did not appear to have been impacted at all. A variety of reasons could be used to explain this phenomenon. The pretreatment methodology is thought to have been the primary aspect of the restoration program that initially led the wild pigs to discover the planted seedlings. In addition, it is possible that a combination of other factors associated with odor and taste may have resulted in the selective depredation. Future wetland restoration efforts in areas with wild pigs should consider pretreatment methods and species to be planted. If pretreatment methods and species such as discussed in the present study must be used, then the prior removal of wild pigs from surrounding lands will help prevent depredations by this non-native species.

Mayer, J.J.

1999-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantitative comparison of processes of oil-and water-based mud-filtrate invasion and corresponding effects on borehole resistivity measurements  

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for hydrocarbon exploration and production, drilling fluids sustain a pressure higher than that of formationQuantitative comparison of processes of oil- and water-based mud-filtrate invasion-filtrate invasion on borehole resistivity measurements. We simulate the process of mud-fil- trate invasion

Torres-Verdín, Carlos

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Issues for New Nuclear Plants  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

to produce heavy components and nuclear-grade equipment - Transportation of heavy components - Constructionoperation workforce - Cost of new plants Cooling Technology...

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Pantex Plant Emergency Response Exercise  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Joint Information Center Emergency Manager Offsite Interface Coordinator DOE Technical Advisor Emergency Press Center Radiation Safety Figure 1. Pantex Plant Emergency Response...

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Owners of nuclear power plants  

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Commercial nuclear power plants in this country can be owned by a number of separate entities, each with varying ownership proportions. Each of these owners may, in turn, have a parent/subsidiary relationship to other companies. In addition, the operator of the plant may be a different entity as well. This report provides a compilation on the owners/operators for all commercial power reactors in the United States. While the utility industry is currently experiencing changes in organizational structure which may affect nuclear plant ownership, the data in this report is current as of July 1996. The report is divided into sections representing different aspects of nuclear plant ownership.

Hudson, C.R.; White, V.S.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Plant Modeling and Simulation  

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The National Energy Technology Laboratory's Office of Research and Development provides open source tools and expetise for modeling and simulating power plants and carbon sequestration technologies.

None

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant Succession at the Edges of Two Abandoned Cultivated Fields on the Arid Lands Ecology Reserve  

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How vegetation recovers from disturbances is an important question for land managers. We examined 500 m2 plots to determine the progress made by native herbaceous plant species in colonizing the edges of abandoned cultivated fields at different elevations and microclimates, but with similar soils in a big sagebrush/bluebunch wheatgrass steppe. Alien species, especially cheatgrass and cereal rye, were the major competitors to the natives. The native species with best potential for restoring steppe habitats were sulphur lupine, hawksbeard, bottlebrush squirreltail, needle-and-thread grass, Sandberg's bluegrass, and several lomatiums.

Simmons, Sally A. (OFFICE OF FELLOWSHIP PROG); Rickard, William H. (OFFICE OF FELLOWSHIP PROG)

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant Importation Importing "Plant Material" From Outside Canada  

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Plant Importation Importing "Plant Material" From Outside Canada 1) Determine whether) If a permit is required from the CFIA* (a division of Agriculture Canada), please go to the CFIA website Agency Canada (PHAC) or the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). #12;

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Managing plant symbiosis: fungal endophyte genotype alters plant community composition  

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Managing plant symbiosis: fungal endophyte genotype alters plant community composition Jennifer A hosts the foliar endophytic fungus, Neotypho- dium coenophialum. We quantified vegetation development of the endophyte (KY-31, AR-542) in two tall fescue cultivars (Georgia-5, Jesup). The KY-31 endophyte produces

Rudgers, Jennifer

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(Photosynthesis in intact plants)  

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Progress in the two years since the last renewal application has been excellent. We have made substantial contributions on both main fronts of the projects, and are particularly happy with the progress of our research on intact plants. The approach of basing our field work on a sound foundation of laboratory studies has enabled is to use methods which provide unambiguous assays of well characterized reactions. We have also made excellent progress in several laboratory studies which will have direct applications in future field work, and have introduced to the laboratory a range of molecular genetics techniques which will allow us to explore new options in the attempt to understand function at the level of molecular structure.

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1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Next Generation Geothermal Power Plants  

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A number of current and prospective power plant concepts were investigated to evaluate their potential to serve as the basis of the next generation geothermal power plant (NGGPP). The NGGPP has been envisaged as a power plant that would be more cost competitive (than current geothermal power plants) with fossil fuel power plants, would efficiently use resources and mitigate the risk of reservoir under-performance, and minimize or eliminate emission of pollutants and consumption of surface and ground water. Power plant concepts were analyzed using resource characteristics at ten different geothermal sites located in the western United States. Concepts were developed into viable power plant processes, capital costs were estimated and levelized busbar costs determined. Thus, the study results should be considered as useful indicators of the commercial viability of the various power plants concepts that were investigated. Broadly, the different power plant concepts that were analyzed in this study fall into the following categories: commercial binary and flash plants, advanced binary plants, advanced flash plants, flash/binary hybrid plants, and fossil/geothed hybrid plants. Commercial binary plants were evaluated using commercial isobutane as a working fluid; both air-cooling and water-cooling were considered. Advanced binary concepts included cycles using synchronous turbine-generators, cycles with metastable expansion, and cycles utilizing mixtures as working fluids. Dual flash steam plants were used as the model for the commercial flash cycle. The following advanced flash concepts were examined: dual flash with rotary separator turbine, dual flash with steam reheater, dual flash with hot water turbine, and subatmospheric flash. Both dual flash and binary cycles were combined with other cycles to develop a number of hybrid cycles: dual flash binary bottoming cycle, dual flash backpressure turbine binary cycle, dual flash gas turbine cycle, and binary gas turbine cycle. Results of this study indicate that dual flash type plants are preferred at resources with temperatures above 400 F. Closed loop (binary type) plants are preferred at resources with temperatures below 400 F. A rotary separator turbine upstream of a dual flash plant can be beneficial at Salton Sea, the hottest resource, or at high temperature resources where there is a significant variance in wellhead pressures from well to well. Full scale demonstration is required to verify cost and performance. Hot water turbines that recover energy from the spent brine in a dual flash cycle improve that cycle's brine efficiency. Prototype field tests of this technology have established its technical feasibility. If natural gas prices remain low, a combustion turbine/binary hybrid is an economic option for the lowest temperature sites. The use of mixed fluids appear to be an attractive low risk option. The synchronous turbine option as prepared by Barber-Nichols is attractive but requires a pilot test to prove cost and performance. Dual flash binary bottoming cycles appear promising provided that scaling of the brine/working fluid exchangers is controllable. Metastable expansion, reheater, Subatmospheric flash, dual flash backpressure turbine, and hot dry rock concepts do not seem to offer any cost advantage over the baseline technologies. If implemented, the next generation geothermal power plant concept may improve brine utilization but is unlikely to reduce the cost of power generation by much more than 10%. Colder resources will benefit more from the development of a next generation geothermal power plant than will hotter resources. All values presented in this study for plant cost and for busbar cost of power are relative numbers intended to allow an objective and meaningful comparison of technologies. The goal of this study is to assess various technologies on an common basis and, secondarily, to give an approximate idea of the current costs of the technologies at actual resource sites. Absolute costs at a given site will be determined by the specifics of a given pr

Brugman, John; Hattar, Mai; Nichols, Kenneth; Esaki, Yuri

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z