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  • Sandy uplands produce a short stalk which bears fairly well.

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  • He would pollinate a wheat stalk, then cover it with a trash bag to prevent contamination by other plants.

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  • long, including the stalk; it is characterized by having the lower pinnae of the frond deflexed; it is generally distributed in Britain, though not common.

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  • The lophophore and stalk are largely composed of this tissue.

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  • Kris watched him stalk away, unable to shake a sense of guilt.  If he'd gone after Kiki, he wouldn't have put his half-brother at even greater risk.  His judgment had failed him.

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  • I prayed our Delabama killer didn't stalk Agnes Delanco before she or her detectives tracked him down, quickly I hoped.

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  • The female flowers are equally simple, consisting of a bract, from whose axil arises usually a very short stalk, surmounted by two carpels adherent one to the other for their whole length, except that the upper ends of the styles are separated into two stigmas.

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  • She inched away from a plant whose slender stalk was maneuvering through several other plants to position its leaves in direct sunlight.

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  • The stalk is an extension of the ventral body-wall, and contains a portion of the coelom which, in Discinisca and Lingula, remains in communication with the general body cavity.

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  • After a certain time the larva fixes itself by its stalk to some stone or rock, and the skirt-like second segment turns forward over the head and forms the mantle.

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  • The Spigelian (s) and caudate lobes (c) belong to the right half of the liver, the latter being usually a leaf shaped lobe attached by its stalk to the Spigelian, and having its blade flattened between the right lateral lobe and the right kidney.

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  • Remember my earlier statement that a farmer treats a thousand acres of corn as a single entity because it is not cost effective to deal with each corn stalk separately?

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  • The old idea that it was made from layers or pellicules growing between the rind and a central stalk has been abandoned, as it has been proved that the plant, like other reeds, contains only a cellular pith within the rind.

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  • This spot increases in size; in the stalks it assumes an oval shape, with its long axis parallel to the stalk, whilst in the leaves and grapes it is more or less circular in outline.

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  • These organs may be raised on a short stalk, their cavity subdivided into loculi, and provided in some cases with hooks.

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  • What if the farmer could give every stalk of corn individual attention and water and fertilize each one exactly when it was needed?

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  • A ventral vessel occurs on the anterior side of the metasome and forms a loop extending down the entire length of the stalk, while a " heart " projects into the cavity of the pericardium, probably connected on the ventral side of the notochord with the ventral vessel, and on its dorsal side with the dorsal vessel.

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  • Beecher's division of the Brachiopoda into four orders is based largely on the character of the aperture through which the stalk or pedicle leaves the shell.

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  • In birds, this stalk consists entirely of blood-vessels, which in the adult enclose no terminal vesicle, and fuse with the membranous linings of the skull.

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  • In birds, this stalk consists entirely of blood-vessels, which in the adult enclose no terminal vesicle, and fuse with the membranous linings of the skull.

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  • At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.

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  • In modern botany it is a technical term sometimes denoting the lower part of the capsule called pyxidium, attached to the flower stalk in the form of an urn.

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  • The leaf has a broadly sheathing base succeeded by a short stalk bearing the pitcher, which represents a much enlarged midrib with a winglike lamina.

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  • The inner coat enveloping the spores is supported, like a ball, either with or without a stalk on the upper face of the star.

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  • The leaf has a broadly sheathing base succeeded by a short stalk bearing the pitcher, which represents a much enlarged midrib with a winglike lamina.

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  • The inner coat enveloping the spores is supported, like a ball, either with or without a stalk on the upper face of the star.

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  • She was debating whether there was a polite way to tell him she was done with his game and how likely he was to stalk her and the cousins, until he got what he wanted.

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  • 16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.

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  • In Discinisca and Lingula, however, the sub-oesophageal ganglion is not drawn out, but lies medianly; it gives off two posteriorly directed nerves to the stalk, which in Lingula unite and form a substantial nerve.

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  • Medusae, so-called " meconidia," are budded but not liberated; each in turn, when it reaches sexual maturity, is protruded from the gonotheca by elongation of the stalk, and sets free the embryos, after which it withers and is replaced by another (Allman [1], p. 57, fig.

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  • In the stalk of the sporogonium there is a similar strand, which is of course not in direct connection with, but continues the conduction of water from, the strand of the gametophytic axis.

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  • The head of an ant carries a pair of elbowed feelers, each consisting of a minute basal and an elongate second segment, forming the stalk or "scape," while from eight to eleven short segments make up the terminal "flagellum."

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  • Finally, a mouth is formed by breaking through at the apex of the manubrium, and the now fully-formed medusa becomes separated by rupture of the stalk of the bud and swims away.

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  • The male flowers are in small clusters on the usually slender and pendent stalk, forming an interrupted catkin; the stamens vary in number, usually six to twelve.

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  • The flowers are arranged in racemes without bracts; during the life of the flower its stalk continues to grow so that the open flowers of an inflorescence stand on a level (that is, are corymbose).

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  • In Clausilia a peculiar modification of this lid exists permanently in the adult, attached by an elastic stalk to the mouth of the shell, and known as the " clausilium."

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  • In the case of the peach this peculiarity is in some way connected with the presence of small glandular outgrowths on the stalk, or at the base of the leaf.

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  • In the case of the peach this peculiarity is in some way connected with the presence of small glandular outgrowths on the stalk, or at the base of the leaf.

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  • But if a tuning-fork of appropriate frequency be set vibrating with its stalk in contact with the holder of the pipe from which the jet issues, the jet appears to go over in one continuous thread.

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  • An important variation is seen, in the form of the hydrotheca itself, which may come off from the main stem by a stalk, as in Obelia, or may be sessile, without a stalk, as in Sertularia.

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  • An important variation is seen, in the form of the hydrotheca itself, which may come off from the main stem by a stalk, as in Obelia, or may be sessile, without a stalk, as in Sertularia.

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  • Moreover, the pollen, instead of consisting of separate cells or grains, consists of cells aggregated into "pollen-masses," the number varying in different genera, but very generally two, four, or eight, and in many of the genera provided at the base with a strap-shaped stalk or "caudicle" ending in a flattish gland or "viscid disk" like a boy's sucker.

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  • The young involucre surrounds the female flower and the stalk supporting the spike of male flowers, and when ripe has the appearance of bluish-white porcelain.

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  • bharb, to eat), in botany, the name given to those plants whose stem or stalk dies entirely or down to the root each year, and does not become, as in shrubs or trees, woody or permanent, such plants are also called "herbaceous."

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  • The stalk of the maize is also a very useful article.

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  • - Flowering stalk of the White Dead-nettle (Lamium album).

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  • - Flowering stalk of Ragwort (Senecio).

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  • In their most differentiated form each consists of a stalk, the filament (fig.

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  • He had an Other to stalk.

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  • stk., Stalk.

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  • 43, A); in this the mouth is formed distally as a perforation (B); next the sides of the tube so formed bulge out laterally near the attachment to form the umbrella, while the distal undilated portion of the tube represents the manubrium (C); the umbrella now grows out into a number of lobes or lappets, and the tentacles and tentaculocysts grow out, the former in a notch between two lappets, the latter on the apex of each lappet (D, E); finally, the velum arises as a growth of the ectoderm alone, the whole bud shapes itself, so to speak, and the little medusa is separated off by rupture of the thin stalk connecting it with the parent (F).

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  • Other hairs consist of a chain of cells; others, again, are branched in various ways; while yet others have the form of a flat plate of cells placed parallel to the leaf surface and inserted on a stalk.

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  • The second segment grows downwards like a skirt surrounding the third segment, which is destined to form the stalk.

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  • s, the stalk.

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  • for tobacco on the stalk.

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  • The vena cava (vc) is always found to the right of the Spigelian lobe and dorsal to the stalk of the caudate.

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  • The little mass of hypoblast or enteric cell-mass now enlarges, but remains connected with the cicatrix of the blastopore or orifice of invagination by a stalk, the rectal peduncle.

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  • high, with ovate-lanceolate stalked leaves tapering at the apex, surrounding a naked stalk bearing a flat-topped umbel of small white flowers.

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  • The flowers are borne singly in the leaf-axils on a stalk about half the length of the leaf and jointed and bent in the middle; the corolla is blue-purple.

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  • The opposite or alternate leaves have a pair of small stipules at the base of the stalk and a palminerved blade.

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  • s, The stalk.

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  • When a leaf has a distinct stalk it is petiolate; when it has none, it is sessile, and if in this case it embraces the stem it is said to be amplexicaul.

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  • By longitudinal segmentation we have a leaf formed consisting of sheath, stalk and blade; or one or other of these may be absent, and thus stalked, sessile, sheathing, &c., leaves are produced.

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  • In all the instances already alluded to the leaves have been considered as flat expansions, in which the ribs or veins spread out on the same plane with the stalk.

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  • In Flagellaria indica, Gloriosa superba the two lobes at the base of the leaf are united, so that the stalk appears to come through the leaf.

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  • Various applications of the same system are in use, but the most popular is to place the leaves on trays of wire network in a high temperature for about twenty minutes, after which they are firm and crisp. Up to this point of the manufacture the leaf has been in the stalk, the leaves and bud being unseparated.

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  • In dry weather the valves open, and the small seeds are ejected through the pores when the capsule is shaken by the wind on its long stiff slender stalk.

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  • 34) advises to bend the stalk downward and cover with earth; seeding, he observes, may be prevented by twisting the stalk.

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  • (For further details on the form and arrangement of the flower and its parts, see Flower.) Each stamen generally bears four pollen-sacs (microsporangia) which are associated to form the anther, and carried up on a stalk or filament.

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  • The oogonium, seated on a stalk cell, is surrounded by an investment consisting of five spirallywound cells, from the projecting ends of which segments are cut off, constituting the so-called stigma.

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  • The oogonia arise on a stalk cell from the lining layer of the cavity, the contents dividing to form eight oospheres as in Fucus, four as in Ascophyllum, two as in Pelvetia, or one only as in Halidrys.

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  • When maize is sown broadcast or closely planted in drills the ears may not develop at all, but the stalk is richer in sugar and sweeter; and this is the basis of growing " corn-fodder."

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  • It climbs by means of the long stalk of the peltate leaf which is sensitive to contact like a tendril.

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  • As cultivated it is an annual with an erect stalk rising to a height of from 20 to 40 in., with alternate, sessile, narrowly lance-shaped leaves, branching only at the top, each branch or branchlet ending in a bright blue flower.

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  • They are oval in section, but their maximum contour represents closely that of a pear with the stalk removed.

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  • The two valuable commercial products of the flax plant, the seeds and the stalk, are separated at this point.

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  • I observed by chance a stalk of rice which was already in ear.

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  • high, with a cylindrical stalk as thick as a man's finger, and hardly branching except near the top. The lightgreen leaves are from 4 to 5 in.

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  • When the fibres are easily separated from the stalk, the operation is complete and the bundles should be withdrawn.

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  • The leaves are rather short, curved, and often twisted; the male catkins, in dense cylindrical whorls, fill the air of the forest with their sulphur-like pollen in May or June, and fecundate the purple female flowers, which, at first sessile and erect, then become recurved on a lengthening stalk; the ovate cones, about the length of the leaves, do not reach maturity until the autumn of the following year, and the seeds are seldom scattered until the third spring; the cone-scales terminate in a pyramidal FIG.

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  • The branches are numerous and in some species spiny; the narrow, often short, leaf-blade is usually jointed at the base and has a short stalk, by which it is attached to the long sheath.

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  • From the great juicy, leafless, branchless stalk of the yucca, soap is prepared, and strong fibres useful in making paper, rope and fabrics.

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  • p, Stalk.

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  • st, Stalk.

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  • The body becomes in shape like a vase or urn attached by a narrow stalk, round which a chitinous membrane is secreted.

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  • - Medusae of deep pyramidal form, often sessile, attached by a stalk developed from the centre of the exumbral surface; rhopalia absent or represented by colletocystophores.

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  • The leaf is usually provided at the base of the leaf-stalk with stipules, which are inconspicuous, or large and leafy; and the stalk is also furnished with one or more glandular excrescences, as in some cases are the leaf itself and the bracts.

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  • The inflorescence is of a cymose character, the terminal branch being represented by the tendril, the side branches by flower-stalks, or the inflorescence may be reduced to a single stalk.

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  • From the base of the inner part of the tube of the flower, but quite free from it, uprises a cylindrical stalk surrounded below by a small cup-like outgrowth, and bearing above the middle a ring of five flat filaments each attached by a thread-like point to an anther.

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  • Above the ring of stamens is the ovary itself, upraised on a prolongation of the same stalk which bears the filaments, or sessile.

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  • The stalk supporting the stamens and ovary is called the "gynophore" or the "gynandrophore," and is a characteristic of the order.

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  • ripens into a berry-like, very rarely capsular, fruit with the three groups of seeds arranged in lines along the walls, but imbedded in a pulpy arillus derived from the stalk of the seed.

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  • The axis is often continued beyond the last flower or glume as a bristle or stalk.

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  • These are often wedge-shaped and angular; in some cases they consist of a short, thick stalk, terminating in a peltate expansion, or prolonged upwards in the form of a triangular lamina.

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  • The stalk of an ovule, considerably reduced in normal flowers and much larger in some abnormal flowers, is homologous with a leaf-stalk, with which it agrees in the structure and number of vascular bundles.

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  • A typical male flower consists of a central axis bearing numerous spirally-arranged sporophylls (stamens), each of which consists of a slender stalk (filament) terminating distally in a more or less prominent knob or triangular scale, and bearing two or more pollen-sacs (microsporangia) on its lower surface.

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  • Many Pelmatozoa have, it is true, no stalk, while some are freely-moving, but all agree in the possession of certain characters obviously connected with a fixed mode of life.

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  • Ehrenberg), a genus of suctorial Infusoria characterized by the possession of a stalk and cupshaped sheath or theca for the body, and endogenous budding.

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  • 3 D) consists of a stalk expanding into a peltate disk of hexagonal outline; from the inner surface of the latter six to nine large sporangia hang parallel with the stalk.

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  • From each segment, near its base, a stalked peltate sporangiophore arose; this bore four sporangia, which hung parallel to the stalk.

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  • The sporangia originate from single cells, though surrounding cells may contribute to the formation of the stalk.

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  • I, Rachis, or central stalk of ear, spikelets removed.

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  • After pollination the female flower becomes drawn below the surface by the spiral contraction of the long stalk, and the fruit ripens near the bottom.

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  • His most common form is that of a vigorous young man, with wings on his forehead; his attributes a stalk of poppy, and a horn from which he drops slumber upon those whom he puts to rest.

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  • It is rarely cut, but is left to mature and dry on the stalk in the field.

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  • A flower having a stalk is called pedunculate or pedicel- late; one having no stalk is sessile.

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  • 27), Capparidaceae, and some other plants, the ovary is raised upon a distinct stalk termed the gynophore; it is thus separated from the stamens, and is said to be stipitate.

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  • - Stamen, consisting of a filament (stalk) f and an anther a, containing the pollen p, which is discharged through slits in the two lobes of the anther.

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  • The pistil consists of several carpels, which are elevated on a stalk or gynophore prolonged from the receptacle.

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  • In orchids each of the pollen-masses has a prolongation or stalk (caudicle) which adheres to a prolongation at the base of the anther (rostellum) by means of a viscid gland (retinaculum) which is either naked or covered.

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  • It consists essentially of two parts, a basal portion forming a chamber, the ovary, containing the ovules attached to a part called the placenta, and an upper receptive portion, the stigma, which is either seated on the ovary (sessile), as in the tulip and poppy, or is elevated on a stalk called the style, interposed between the ovary and stigma.

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  • f, Funicle or or may be confined to the base or stalk of ovule (ov); pl, plaapex only.

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  • It is thus proved that the sporangiophore is not a mere sporangial stalk, but a distinct organ, in all probability representing a ventral lobe of the subtending bract.

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  • The seed was stalked, and there is an exact agreement in structure between the vascular strands of the stalk and cupule of the seed, and those of the rachis and leaflets of Lyginodendron, thus confirming the evidence from the glands.

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  • From the structure of the seed-bearing stalk, and from the analogy of the similar form Lagenostoma Sinclairi (fig.

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  • B D, Stalk.

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  • vb, Vascular bundles of stalk, cupule and integument.

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  • Probably the hollow fennel stalk in which fire was carried got its place in myth from the very fact of its common use.

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  • Her hand was sweating on the stalk of the rifle when she heard the last horse return.

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  • I prayed our Delabama killer didn't stalk Agnes Delanco before she or her detectives tracked him down, quickly I hoped.

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  • He had an Other to stalk.

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  • "You drop off some sort of demon in my house, try to convince me I'm either completely crazy or suffering from amnesia, stalk me to this gala, and expect me to tell you where I spend every minute of every day?" she demanded at his silence.

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  • He'd be obsessed with her, stalk her to the ends of the galaxy as long as he lived.

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  • She inched away from a plant whose slender stalk was maneuvering through several other plants to position its leaves in direct sunlight.

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  • Kris watched him stalk away, unable to shake a sense of guilt.  If he'd gone after Kiki, he wouldn't have put his half-brother at even greater risk.  His judgment had failed him.

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  • Dean left the parking lot on Elm Street, turned left on Church, and after dutifully pausing for a calico cat to stalk a pigeon, he continued out Yoder Avenue, watching the city slowly dissolve in his rearview mirror.

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  • She was debating whether there was a polite way to tell him she was done with his game and how likely he was to stalk her and the cousins, until he got what he wanted.

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  • Dr. L.F. Lowenstein OR children run up the bean stalk when you shout GIANT they climb back down and chop the beanstalk down.

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  • They grow in closely packed rows on a tall, thick stalk, and have a pungent, slightly bitter flavor.

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  • broccoli stalk to remove the tough outer layer and thinly slice crosswise.

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  • cabbage stalk, with a brass tip on the end.

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  • Whilst you can stalk carp on some waters most of the time, these conditions really make life a lot easier.

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  • Chicken carcass or shin of beef plus some beef bones, 1 stalk celery and1 carrot, 1 medium onion outer leaves only removed.

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  • coagulates the blood vessels and then cuts through the stalk.

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  • Sporting clients from all over the world visit our beautiful country to stalk deer in the wild and remote corries in the Scottish glens.

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  • As a result, the main stalk is called the culm.

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  • discerning anglers to stalk exceptionally hard fighting specimen rainbow trout and brown trout that cruise in these beautiful lakes.

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  • fibroids tumors may be connected to the uterus by the means of a long stalk or a stem-like base.

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  • Lethal Vehicles - Gamers control menacing Battle Walkers that stalk the land and futuristic gunships that patrol the skies.

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  • hermaphrodite flowers can appear single, in pairs or in close clusters on a small stalk.

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  • leaf stalk breaks off very quickly.

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  • Even then it required patience to at last see it stalk out from under a bush for a few seconds.

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  • shin of beef plus some beef bones, 1 stalk celery and1 carrot, 1 medium onion outer leaves only removed.

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  • shorebird area and it is hard trying to stalk birds in the open.

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  • stalk of celery instead of the traditional swizzle stick.

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  • The abnormal cells first invade the stalk of the polyp, then the underlying tissue of the colon to which the stalk of the polyp, then the underlying tissue of the colon to which the stalk is attached.

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  • stalk deer.

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  • stalk carp on some waters most of the time, these conditions really make life a lot easier.

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  • The portal vessels run down the pituitary stalk (infundibulum) to arrive at the pituitary gland.

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  • The flowers are first produced on the bottom of the flowering stalk or raceme.

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  • They grow in closely packed rows on a tall, thick stalk, and have a pungent, slightly bitter flavor.

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  • windshield washer push on the right stalk.

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  • wiper switch stalk engages or disengages the unit.

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  • yarrow stalk method of divination was created.

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  • c, Stalk.

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  • (iv.) The third division of the body, the metasome, is prolonged ventrally into a relatively enormous outgrowth containing the loop of the alimentary canal, beyond which projects a stalk (fig.

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  • (v.) The stalk gives rise to buds, by which the colonial habit is acquired.

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  • In the living Cephalodiscus a zooid can crawl by means of its proboscis over the gelatinous processes of the outer side of the coenoecium, a position which it can assume owing to the very great extensibility of the stalk, the proximal suctorial end of which remains attached to the inner surface of some part of the coenoecium (Andersson, 1907).

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  • A ventral vessel occurs on the anterior side of the metasome and forms a loop extending down the entire length of the stalk, while a " heart " projects into the cavity of the pericardium, probably connected on the ventral side of the notochord with the ventral vessel, and on its dorsal side with the dorsal vessel.

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  • stk., Stalk.

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  • The next step is to assemble the petals and other parts of the flower, which is built up from the centre outwards; and the fourth is to mount the flower on a stalk formed of brass or iron wire wrapped round with suitably coloured material, and to fasten on the leaves required to complete the spray.

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  • The male flowers are in small clusters on the usually slender and pendent stalk, forming an interrupted catkin; the stamens vary in number, usually six to twelve.

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  • a bearing a stalk carrying numerous Histology.

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  • 43, A); in this the mouth is formed distally as a perforation (B); next the sides of the tube so formed bulge out laterally near the attachment to form the umbrella, while the distal undilated portion of the tube represents the manubrium (C); the umbrella now grows out into a number of lobes or lappets, and the tentacles and tentaculocysts grow out, the former in a notch between two lappets, the latter on the apex of each lappet (D, E); finally, the velum arises as a growth of the ectoderm alone, the whole bud shapes itself, so to speak, and the little medusa is separated off by rupture of the thin stalk connecting it with the parent (F).

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  • Finally, a mouth is formed by breaking through at the apex of the manubrium, and the now fully-formed medusa becomes separated by rupture of the stalk of the bud and swims away.

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  • Medusae, so-called " meconidia," are budded but not liberated; each in turn, when it reaches sexual maturity, is protruded from the gonotheca by elongation of the stalk, and sets free the embryos, after which it withers and is replaced by another (Allman [1], p. 57, fig.

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  • Observations upon captive specimens have led to the conclusion that it feeds principally on juices, especially of the sugar-cane, which it obtains by tearing open the hard woody circumference of the stalk with its strong incisor teeth; but it is said also to devour certain species of wood-boring caterpillars, which it obtains by first cutting down with its teeth upon their burrows, and then picking them out of their retreat with the claw of its attenuated middle finger.

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  • In the stalk of the sporogonium there is a similar strand, which is of course not in direct connection with, but continues the conduction of water from, the strand of the gametophytic axis.

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  • Other hairs consist of a chain of cells; others, again, are branched in various ways; while yet others have the form of a flat plate of cells placed parallel to the leaf surface and inserted on a stalk.

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  • The epiphysis, or pineal body, is quite as degenerate as in mammals, although still forming a long stalk as in reptiles.

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  • long, including the stalk; it is characterized by having the lower pinnae of the frond deflexed; it is generally distributed in Britain, though not common.

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  • 16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.

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  • - The head of an ant carries a pair of elbowed feelers, each consisting of a minute basal and an elongate second segment, forming the stalk or " scape," while from eight to eleven short segments make up the terminal " flagellum."

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  • Moreover, the pollen, instead of consisting of separate cells or grains, consists of cells aggregated into "pollen-masses," the number varying in different genera, but very generally two, four, or eight, and in many of the genera provided at the base with a strap-shaped stalk or "caudicle" ending in a flattish gland or "viscid disk" like a boy's sucker.

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  • The two anther-cases in an orchis are erect and nearly parallel the one to the other; the pollen-masses within them are of course in like case, as may be thus represented II, but immediately the pollen-masses are removed movements take place at the base of the caudicle so as to effect the bending of this stalk and the placing the pollen-mass in a more or less horizontal position, thus -, or, as in the case of 0.

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  • The young involucre surrounds the female flower and the stalk supporting the spike of male flowers, and when ripe has the appearance of bluish-white porcelain.

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  • At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.

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  • In Clausilia a peculiar modification of this lid exists permanently in the adult, attached by an elastic stalk to the mouth of the shell, and known as the " clausilium."

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  • For example, the egg may be raised above the surface on which it is laid by an elongate stalk; the eggs may be protected by a secretion, which in some cases forms a hard protective capsule or " purse "; or they may be covered with shed hairs of the mother, while among waterinsects a gelatinous envelope, often of rope-like form, is common.

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  • Examples of Selenops (Clubionidae) lie flat and absolutely still on the bark of trees, to which their coloration assimilates, and spring like a flash of light upon any insect that touches their legs; the Lycosidae dart swiftly upon their prey; and the Salticidae, which compared with other spiders have keen powers of vision, stealthily stalk it to within leaping distance, then, gathering their legs together, cover the intervening space with a spring and with unerring aim seize it and bury their fangs in its body.

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  • The females of some snare-spinning species, like the Pholcidae, carry it in their jaws; but in the case of the Argyopidae the females usually leave the cocoon to its fate as soon as it is constructed, sometimes rolling it in a leaf, sometimes attaching it by a stalk to a branch.

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  • Sandy uplands produce a short stalk which bears fairly well.

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  • The old idea that it was made from layers or pellicules growing between the rind and a central stalk has been abandoned, as it has been proved that the plant, like other reeds, contains only a cellular pith within the rind.

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  • bharb, to eat), in botany, the name given to those plants whose stem or stalk dies entirely or down to the root each year, and does not become, as in shrubs or trees, woody or permanent, such plants are also called "herbaceous."

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  • The flowers are arranged in racemes without bracts; during the life of the flower its stalk continues to grow so that the open flowers of an inflorescence stand on a level (that is, are corymbose).

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  • These spaces are as follows: - (i.) the great arm-sinus; (ii.) the small arm-sinus together with the central sinus and the peri-oesophageal sinus, and in Discinisca and Lingula, and, to a less extent, in Crania, the lip-sinus; (iii.) certain portions of the general body cavity which in Crania are separated off and contain muscles, &c.; (iv.) the cavity of the stalk when such exists.

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  • The stalk is an extension of the ventral body-wall, and contains a portion of the coelom which, in Discinisca and Lingula, remains in communication with the general body cavity.

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  • By alternate contracting they can cause a slight rotation of the animal in its stalk.

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  • In Discinisca and Lingula, however, the sub-oesophageal ganglion is not drawn out, but lies medianly; it gives off two posteriorly directed nerves to the stalk, which in Lingula unite and form a substantial nerve.

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  • The lophophore and stalk are largely composed of this tissue.

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  • The second segment grows downwards like a skirt surrounding the third segment, which is destined to form the stalk.

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  • After a certain time the larva fixes itself by its stalk to some stone or rock, and the skirt-like second segment turns forward over the head and forms the mantle.

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  • No stalk .1 has been seen by Simroth or Fritz Muller, but in other respects the larva r 2 resembles the stages in the development of Megathyris p and Terebratulina which immediately precede fixation.

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  • Beecher's division of the Brachiopoda into four orders is based largely on the character of the aperture through which the stalk or pedicle leaves the shell.

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  • s, the stalk.

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  • This spot increases in size; in the stalks it assumes an oval shape, with its long axis parallel to the stalk, whilst in the leaves and grapes it is more or less circular in outline.

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  • These organs may be raised on a short stalk, their cavity subdivided into loculi, and provided in some cases with hooks.

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  • for tobacco on the stalk.

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  • high, with a long stem-like stalk and a much-branched spreading blade.

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  • The female flowers are equally simple, consisting of a bract, from whose axil arises usually a very short stalk, surmounted by two carpels adherent one to the other for their whole length, except that the upper ends of the styles are separated into two stigmas.

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  • All the other families of Hymenoptera, including the gall-flies, ichneumons and aculeates, have the first abdominal segment closely united with the thorax, the second abdominal segment constricted so as to form a narrow stalk or " waist," and legless larvae without a hinder outlet to the food-canal.

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  • In modern botany it is a technical term sometimes denoting the lower part of the capsule called pyxidium, attached to the flower stalk in the form of an urn.

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  • But if a tuning-fork of appropriate frequency be set vibrating with its stalk in contact with the holder of the pipe from which the jet issues, the jet appears to go over in one continuous thread.

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  • The Spigelian (s) and caudate lobes (c) belong to the right half of the liver, the latter being usually a leaf shaped lobe attached by its stalk to the Spigelian, and having its blade flattened between the right lateral lobe and the right kidney.

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  • The vena cava (vc) is always found to the right of the Spigelian lobe and dorsal to the stalk of the caudate.

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  • The little mass of hypoblast or enteric cell-mass now enlarges, but remains connected with the cicatrix of the blastopore or orifice of invagination by a stalk, the rectal peduncle.

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  • high, with ovate-lanceolate stalked leaves tapering at the apex, surrounding a naked stalk bearing a flat-topped umbel of small white flowers.

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  • The flowers are borne singly in the leaf-axils on a stalk about half the length of the leaf and jointed and bent in the middle; the corolla is blue-purple.

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  • The opposite or alternate leaves have a pair of small stipules at the base of the stalk and a palminerved blade.

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  • A leaf, whether aerial or submerged, generally consists of a flat expanded portion, called the blade, or lamina, of a narrower portion called the petiole or stalk, and sometimes of a portion at the base of the petiole, which forms a sheath or vagina (fig.

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  • When a leaf has a distinct stalk it is petiolate; when it has none, it is sessile, and if in this case it embraces the stem it is said to be amplexicaul.

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  • By longitudinal segmentation we have a leaf formed consisting of sheath, stalk and blade; or one or other of these may be absent, and thus stalked, sessile, sheathing, &c., leaves are produced.

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  • When the parenchyma is developed symmetrically on each side of the midrib or stalk, the leaf is equal; if otherwise, the leaf is unequal or oblique (fig.

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  • In all the instances already alluded to the leaves have been considered as flat expansions, in which the ribs or veins spread out on the same plane with the stalk.

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  • In some cases, however, the veins spread at right angles to the stalk, forming a peltate leaf as in Indian cress (fig.

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  • In Flagellaria indica, Gloriosa superba the two lobes at the base of the leaf are united, so that the stalk appears to come through the leaf.

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  • Various applications of the same system are in use, but the most popular is to place the leaves on trays of wire network in a high temperature for about twenty minutes, after which they are firm and crisp. Up to this point of the manufacture the leaf has been in the stalk, the leaves and bud being unseparated.

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  • In dry weather the valves open, and the small seeds are ejected through the pores when the capsule is shaken by the wind on its long stiff slender stalk.

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  • 34) advises to bend the stalk downward and cover with earth; seeding, he observes, may be prevented by twisting the stalk.

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  • The stalk of the maize is also a very useful article.

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  • (For further details on the form and arrangement of the flower and its parts, see Flower.) Each stamen generally bears four pollen-sacs (microsporangia) which are associated to form the anther, and carried up on a stalk or filament.

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  • The oogonium, seated on a stalk cell, is surrounded by an investment consisting of five spirallywound cells, from the projecting ends of which segments are cut off, constituting the so-called stigma.

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  • The oogonia arise on a stalk cell from the lining layer of the cavity, the contents dividing to form eight oospheres as in Fucus, four as in Ascophyllum, two as in Pelvetia, or one only as in Halidrys.

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  • When maize is sown broadcast or closely planted in drills the ears may not develop at all, but the stalk is richer in sugar and sweeter; and this is the basis of growing " corn-fodder."

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  • It climbs by means of the long stalk of the peltate leaf which is sensitive to contact like a tendril.

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  • As cultivated it is an annual with an erect stalk rising to a height of from 20 to 40 in., with alternate, sessile, narrowly lance-shaped leaves, branching only at the top, each branch or branchlet ending in a bright blue flower.

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  • They are oval in section, but their maximum contour represents closely that of a pear with the stalk removed.

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  • The two valuable commercial products of the flax plant, the seeds and the stalk, are separated at this point.

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  • I observed by chance a stalk of rice which was already in ear.

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  • high, with a cylindrical stalk as thick as a man's finger, and hardly branching except near the top. The lightgreen leaves are from 4 to 5 in.

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  • When the fibres are easily separated from the stalk, the operation is complete and the bundles should be withdrawn.

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  • The leaves are rather short, curved, and often twisted; the male catkins, in dense cylindrical whorls, fill the air of the forest with their sulphur-like pollen in May or June, and fecundate the purple female flowers, which, at first sessile and erect, then become recurved on a lengthening stalk; the ovate cones, about the length of the leaves, do not reach maturity until the autumn of the following year, and the seeds are seldom scattered until the third spring; the cone-scales terminate in a pyramidal FIG.

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  • The branches are numerous and in some species spiny; the narrow, often short, leaf-blade is usually jointed at the base and has a short stalk, by which it is attached to the long sheath.

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  • From the great juicy, leafless, branchless stalk of the yucca, soap is prepared, and strong fibres useful in making paper, rope and fabrics.

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  • p, Stalk.

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  • Interradial septal ridges, passing into the taeniolae (f.t) in the stalk.

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  • The body becomes in shape like a vase or urn attached by a narrow stalk, round which a chitinous membrane is secreted.

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  • - Medusae of deep pyramidal form, often sessile, attached by a stalk developed from the centre of the exumbral surface; rhopalia absent or represented by colletocystophores.

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  • The leaf is usually provided at the base of the leaf-stalk with stipules, which are inconspicuous, or large and leafy; and the stalk is also furnished with one or more glandular excrescences, as in some cases are the leaf itself and the bracts.

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  • The inflorescence is of a cymose character, the terminal branch being represented by the tendril, the side branches by flower-stalks, or the inflorescence may be reduced to a single stalk.

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  • From the base of the inner part of the tube of the flower, but quite free from it, uprises a cylindrical stalk surrounded below by a small cup-like outgrowth, and bearing above the middle a ring of five flat filaments each attached by a thread-like point to an anther.

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  • Above the ring of stamens is the ovary itself, upraised on a prolongation of the same stalk which bears the filaments, or sessile.

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  • The stalk supporting the stamens and ovary is called the "gynophore" or the "gynandrophore," and is a characteristic of the order.

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  • ripens into a berry-like, very rarely capsular, fruit with the three groups of seeds arranged in lines along the walls, but imbedded in a pulpy arillus derived from the stalk of the seed.

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  • The axis is often continued beyond the last flower or glume as a bristle or stalk.

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  • These are often wedge-shaped and angular; in some cases they consist of a short, thick stalk, terminating in a peltate expansion, or prolonged upwards in the form of a triangular lamina.

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  • The stalk of an ovule, considerably reduced in normal flowers and much larger in some abnormal flowers, is homologous with a leaf-stalk, with which it agrees in the structure and number of vascular bundles.

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  • A typical male flower consists of a central axis bearing numerous spirally-arranged sporophylls (stamens), each of which consists of a slender stalk (filament) terminating distally in a more or less prominent knob or triangular scale, and bearing two or more pollen-sacs (microsporangia) on its lower surface.

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  • Many Pelmatozoa have, it is true, no stalk, while some are freely-moving, but all agree in the possession of certain characters obviously connected with a fixed mode of life.

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  • Ehrenberg), a genus of suctorial Infusoria characterized by the possession of a stalk and cupshaped sheath or theca for the body, and endogenous budding.

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  • 3 D) consists of a stalk expanding into a peltate disk of hexagonal outline; from the inner surface of the latter six to nine large sporangia hang parallel with the stalk.

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  • From each segment, near its base, a stalked peltate sporangiophore arose; this bore four sporangia, which hung parallel to the stalk.

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  • The sporangia originate from single cells, though surrounding cells may contribute to the formation of the stalk.

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  • The most extreme disguise assumed by the Arthropod parapodium or appendage is that of becoming a mere stalk supporting an eye - a fact which did not obtain general credence until the experiments of Herbst in 1895, who found, on cutting off the eye-stalk of Palaemon, that a jointed antenna-like appendage was regenerated in its place.

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  • The inflorescence or ear consists of a central stalk bent zigzag, forming a series of notches (see fig.

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  • I, Rachis, or central stalk of ear, spikelets removed.

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  • The female flowers are solitary and are raised to the surface on a long, spiral stalk; the ovary bears three broad styles, on which some of the large, sticky pollen-grains from the floating male flowers get deposited (fig.

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  • After pollination the female flower becomes drawn below the surface by the spiral contraction of the long stalk, and the fruit ripens near the bottom.

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  • His most common form is that of a vigorous young man, with wings on his forehead; his attributes a stalk of poppy, and a horn from which he drops slumber upon those whom he puts to rest.

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  • It is rarely cut, but is left to mature and dry on the stalk in the field.

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  • A flower having a stalk is called pedunculate or pedicel- late; one having no stalk is sessile.

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  • - Flowering stalk of the White Dead-nettle (Lamium album).

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  • - Flowering stalk of Ragwort (Senecio).

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  • In their most differentiated form each consists of a stalk, the filament (fig.

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  • 27), Capparidaceae, and some other plants, the ovary is raised upon a distinct stalk termed the gynophore; it is thus separated from the stamens, and is said to be stipitate.

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  • - Stamen, consisting of a filament (stalk) f and an anther a, containing the pollen p, which is discharged through slits in the two lobes of the anther.

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  • The pistil consists of several carpels, which are elevated on a stalk or gynophore prolonged from the receptacle.

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  • 58) some of the petals resemble a hollow-curved horn, supported on a grooved stalk; while in columbine, violet (fig.

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  • In orchids each of the pollen-masses has a prolongation or stalk (caudicle) which adheres to a prolongation at the base of the anther (rostellum) by means of a viscid gland (retinaculum) which is either naked or covered.

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  • It consists essentially of two parts, a basal portion forming a chamber, the ovary, containing the ovules attached to a part called the placenta, and an upper receptive portion, the stigma, which is either seated on the ovary (sessile), as in the tulip and poppy, or is elevated on a stalk called the style, interposed between the ovary and stigma.

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  • f, Funicle or or may be confined to the base or stalk of ovule (ov); pl, plaapex only.

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  • It is thus proved that the sporangiophore is not a mere sporangial stalk, but a distinct organ, in all probability representing a ventral lobe of the subtending bract.

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  • The seed was stalked, and there is an exact agreement in structure between the vascular strands of the stalk and cupule of the seed, and those of the rachis and leaflets of Lyginodendron, thus confirming the evidence from the glands.

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  • From the structure of the seed-bearing stalk, and from the analogy of the similar form Lagenostoma Sinclairi (fig.

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  • B D, Stalk.

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  • vb, Vascular bundles of stalk, cupule and integument.

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  • In his "philanthropic fashion," Prometheus stole fire, concealed in a hollow fennel stalk (Hesiod, Op. et Di.), and a fennel stalk is still used in the Greek islands as a means of carrying a light (cf.

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  • Probably the hollow fennel stalk in which fire was carried got its place in myth from the very fact of its common use.

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  • Heat haze is a problem, especially at the Restinga shorebird area and it is hard trying to stalk birds in the open.

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  • Some purists claim it 's tacky to garnish a Bloody Mary with a stalk of celery instead of the traditional swizzle stick.

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  • The abnormal cells first invade the stalk of the polyp, then the underlying tissue of the colon to which the stalk is attached.

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  • Let 's face it, nobody really wants to stalk deer.

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  • The portal vessels run down the pituitary stalk (infundibulum) to arrive at the pituitary gland.

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  • The flowers are first produced on the bottom of the flowering stalk or raceme.

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  • Starting with the '68 model, MGBs had the horn push on the left stalk and the windshield washer push on the right stalk.

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  • A fore or aft motion of the wiper switch stalk engages or disengages the unit.

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  • At about this same time, the yarrow stalk method of divination was created.

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  • For example, a corn cob is wrapped in leaves upon a stalk.

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  • Vegetables purchased at these stands are the best, offering mouth-watering flavors fresh off the vine or stalk.

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  • Tulips are arranged into different varieties depending on when in the season they bloom and the height of the flower stalk.

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  • Imagine a place where your cat can climb, play, nap, scratch and stalk to its heart content.

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  • Garnish the drink with a celery stalk or long carrot stick.

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  • Don't harass, stalk or threaten to harm your spouse.

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  • The plant produces a thick straight stalk which holds a cluster of prickly heads.

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  • When left to flower, the blossoms shoot up from the middle stalk and form small white buds.

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  • If you can, select individual spears with similar stalk size so that cooking time is similar for all spears.

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  • Many couples opt for a single lucky bamboo shoot not only because it is most cost effective, but also because a single stalk symbolizes simplicity and innocence.

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  • When purchased in bulk, lucky bamboo shoots can be as little as 10 or 15 cents each for a 3-4 inch tall straight stalk, though longer stalks or those with curls and twists can cost $10 or more each.

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  • Any leaves should also be bright green without faded or discolored edges, and the cut ends of the stalk should be even and firm, with no signs of insect infestations.

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  • If buying the lucky bamboo from an online dealer, which is often the least expensive option, inspect each stalk upon arrival and arrange to exchange any imperfect shoots.

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  • Gladiola: These have several beautiful flowers on one stalk.

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  • A coordinating ribbon can be tied around each stalk, or the pumpkins can be carved with monograms, hearts, doves, or other wedding symbols for themed jack-o-lanterns.

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  • If you are very serious about discounted couture dresses, then it is recommended that you stalk sites such as Saks.com and NeimanMarcus.com, watching closely as the girls' department begins to switch its inventory.

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  • In H. japonica the flowers are larger, but only two or three on a stalk, their color a deep rose with blue anthers.

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  • The golden rule of not meddling over-much applies distinctly to the Spanish Iris, as the new roots begin to shoot out almost before the old stalk has withered, and the bulb must not be kept out of the ground.

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  • Z. lavandulaefolia (Zietenia) - Dwarf, creeping, half-shrubby perennial of a greyish hue, 6 to 12 inches high, with purple flowers in summer, borne in whorls, forming a spike about 6 inches long, with a slender downy stalk.

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  • It attacks them in the spring, just before the flowering stalk appears.

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  • Moltkia Petraea (Erodium Petraeum) - This has three to five purplish-rose flowers on each stalk, which are 4 to 6 inches high.

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  • Lavender: an herb grown mainly for its scent that produces a purple flowery stalk.

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  • Rather than spinning webs, these catlike spiders stalk and pounce on their prey, their leaps reaching distances of up to 16 times their own length.

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  • The single stalk is bare of leaves and will produce a cluster of trumpet shaped flowers in striking white, pink or purple.

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  • Grass needs to be cut regularly for optimum growth, but only about a third of the stalk should be removed at a time to keep the plant from getting too stressed.

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  • Linen comes from the stalk of the flax plant.

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  • Hemp oil is made from the seeds of the Cannabis Sativa plant, not the buds - just like hemp fabric is made from the natural fibers of the plant's stalk.

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  • The seeds and stalk contain very little tetrahydrocannabinol carboxylic, or THC, which is the active ingredient that causes psychotropic effects.

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  • It is made from the stalk of the flax plant.

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  • Getting the fibers for the linen from the flax stalk must be done by hand, which adds to the overall expensive nature of linen.

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  • Spyder Stalk Sunglasses feature a burgundy and silver metal web design frame with a dark grey mirrored lens.

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  • You heard me right, you can actually stalk prey.

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  • Spot and stalk, still hunting, and safari-style hunting methods are offered.

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  • The two types of hunting options avaialbe at this facility are (1) spot and stalk, and (2)stands over corn feeders.

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  • When poliovirus invades the brainstem (the stalk of brain which connects the two cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord, called bulbar polio), a person may begin to have trouble breathing and swallowing.

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  • Brainstem-The stalk of the brain which connects the two cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord.

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  • Once growers harvest the stalk of the plant in order to put them in arrangements, it stops growing.

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  • Next, they apply a rooting hormone to the opposite end of the stalk.

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  • Farmers then place the stalk in a container of filtered or spring water which will be changed out weekly to prevent disease.

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  • Great care must be taken when cutting stalk lengths.

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  • Once the stalk is cut, it'll never grow beyond the harvested size.

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  • If you purchased one of the basket-weave designs or a curled stalk plant, you'll need to pay attention to the lighting source since light is the main tool used to train plants to grow into such amazing shapes and patterns.

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  • If you wish to change the pattern or design of your plant and prefer a bushy plant, simply clip new offshoots at the first joint near the main stalk.

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  • Transplanting the stalk into a soil container to slows down its growth rate.

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  • Five stalk plants - Brings health into all of the five areas of your life, depending on which sector of your home that you choose to place the plant.

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  • Seven stalk plants - Brings good health to you.

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  • I started out making a simple concoction consisting of two apples, two carrots and a stalk of celery.

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  • Each stalk corresponds to one of the colors of the game pieces.

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  • Usually each amaryllis bulb produces one flower cluster at the end of a two-foot flower stalk, but individual blossoms can be as much as eight inches in diameter.

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  • Still other predators use their covert information to stalk the kids.

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  • Michael begins to stalk Laurie and her friends before attacking Annie, Lyndsay, and their boyfriends on Halloween.

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  • Anna continues to stalk Jeremy to get her hands on the Gilbert journal.

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  • Cut the stalk off a small gourd and clean the gourd out thoroughly.

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  • For example, a seven-inch stalk of celery contains about six calories.

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  • If it takes the body 15 calories to process the celery into usable energy and eliminate the waste, then there will be a deficit of nine calories after eating a stalk of celery.

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  • They are often connected by a thinner stalk.

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  • You can also find out more at I Can Stalk U, including how to turn the geotagging capabilities off on your phone.

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