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Rice Vocs

Rice Vocs
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Jul

Pregermination

The process of making the seed sprout before sowing or direct seeding. Soaking and incubating the seed hasten sprouting.

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Jul

Pregerminated seeds

Seeds soaked in water for 24 hours and incubated for 24-48 hours until sprouting is visible.

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Jul

Preference

An insect's choice to feed on, oviposit in, or use as shelter a resistant variety.

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Jul

Pre-emergence

The period after sowing before the germination of the seed.

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Jul

Predator

An animal that attacks and feeds on the other animals, such as a bird or spider which feeds on many different species of insects and attacks a number of prey by quickly eating or sucking their body fluids.

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Jul

Predation

A direct attack and feeding of one organism on a second organism, the predator typically being larger than its prey.

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Jul

Precipitation

1) Formation of a solid from a solution as a result of a physical or chemical change. 2) A deposit on the earth of hail, mist, rain, sleet or snow. 3) The quantity of water deposited.

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Jul

Pre-(post) planting tillage

Tillage operations which when placed in a time frame of reference based on the date of crop planting occur before (after) the crop is planted.

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Jul

Pre-(post) harvest

Tillage operations which when placed in a time frame of reference based on the date of crop harvest occur before (after) crop harvest.

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Jul

Pre-(post) emergence tillage

Tillage operations which when placed in a time frame of reference based on the date of crop emergence occur before (after) crop emergence.

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Jul

Pre planting herbicide

An herbicide treatment made any time before the crop is planted.

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Jul

Pre emergence herbicides

The herbicides applied after the crop has been planted but before the crop and or weeds emerge.

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Jul

Pounded

Reduced to small particles by beating or striking heavily and repeatedly.

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Jul

Mylar filter

Clear polyester film that absorbs almost all radiation below 320 nm.

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Jul

Mylar film

Trade name for a stiff, plastic-like film used in making insect cages.

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Jul

Mycorrhiza

The symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus with the roots of a seed plant. This symbiosis helps to extend the effective root surface area and promotes uptake of Phosphorus.

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Jul

Mycoplasma

A polymorphic microorganism that is nonmotile and that can be cultivated with difficulty on special media, and that lacks cell wall, being bound only by a unit membrane. The internal components of a mycoplasma are ribosome and DNA strands.

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Jul

Mycelium

The hypha or mass of hyphae that make up the body of the fungus.

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Jul

Muton

The smallest length of DNA capable of a mutational change.

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Jul

Mutation

A sudden heritable change in an organism other than that due to the incorporation of genetic material from other sources. Most mutations are within the limit of a single gene.

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