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Pure culture

The growth of a single species or strain of an organism in the absence of any other living species or strain.

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Pupa

A non-feeding and usually inactive stage in insect development which occurs between the larval and adult stages.

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Punctiform

With a depression in the center.

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Pulley

A small wheel that turns by a belt to transmit or apply power.

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Puddling

Turning the soil into a muddy or watertight paste through secondary tillage.

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Puddled soil

A soil whose structure has been mechanically destroyed, allowing the soil to run together when saturated with water. A soil that has been puddled is usually in a massive nonstructural state.

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Pubescent

Having a fuzzy surface; specifically, covered with fine soft short hairs.

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Pseudoresistance

Apparent resistance which results from transitory characters in potentially susceptible host plants. Types of pseudoresistance are host evasion, induced resistance, and escape.

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Psammophytes

Plants which prefer or tolerate sand, particularly fine to medium sand, as a habitat.

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Prune

To cut off what is not needed, such as to prune tillers so that the number of tillers in each entry is uniform.

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Protoplast fusion

An in vitro technique of producing somatic hybrids between two cultivars, species, or genera. Protoplast fusion provides the unique opportunity to exploit cytoplasmic variability in two parental lines.

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Protoplast culture

The isolation and culture of these protoplasts in nutrient medium to form callus and to regenerate plants.

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Protoplast

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

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Protoplasm

That portion of cellular tissue active in life processes.

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Protogyny

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

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Prothorax

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

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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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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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Prostate

Lying flat on the ground.

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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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