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Rice Vocs

Rice Vocs
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Protoplast

Plant cell from which the cell wall has been removed, usually by enzymatic process.

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Jul

Protoplasm

That portion of cellular tissue active in life processes.

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Jul

Protogyny

Maturation of the pistils (female part) before the stamen (male part).

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Jul

Prothorax

The anterior division of the thorax of an insect, bearing the first pair of legs.

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Jul

Protein content

The amount of protein in a living organism based on the analysis for total n. The percent protein is computed by multiplying the percent n by 6.25.

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Jul

Protein

A biopolymer consisting of many different amino acids linked by peptide bonds. Proteins can be more than 100 amino acids long and are very complex in structure.

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Jul

Prostate

Lying flat on the ground.

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Jul

Prophyllum

The first two-keeled bract and bladeless rudimentary leaf at the base of the main culm. A membranous structure between the shoot and stem in grasses. Morphologically it is the first leaf of the developing shoot.

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Jul

Propagule

Part of an organism that may be disseminated.

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Jul

Propagate

Produce an identical organism from a given organism. To multiply by sexual or asexual reproduction through seeds or cuttings.

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Jul

Promoter

A region on a DNA or RNA strand which is recognized by RNA polymerase in order to initiate transcription.

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Jul

Prokaryote

Organisms characterized by the absence of major organelles such as nucleus and plastids.

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Jul

Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)

A management tool for defining and integrating events and processes that must be accomplished in time to assure completion of project objectives on schedule.

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Jul

Progeny test

Determines the genetic characteristics and evaluates the genotype of a variety or parent based on the performance of its progeny.

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Jul

Progeny

Offspring; individuals resulting from mating.

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Productivity

The rate at which something is produced. For example, production of rice per unit.

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Jul

Productive tiller

A tiller that produces a panicle.

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Jul

Productive soil

A soil in which the chemical, physical, and biological conditions are very favorable for the production of crops.

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Jul

Productive activity

Task that provides the household and community with economic benefits, such as crop and livestock production, handicraft, marketing, and wage employment.

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Jul

Production function

A statistically estimated function that relates the output of a production system (e.g., rice) to the inputs used in its production (e.g., labor, capital, fertilizer, pesticides).

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