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  • Benefits Of A Flower Garden

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    People who have backyards tend to take a great amount of time deciding what to do with all the extra space in their yards. One good investment is to cultivate a backyard garden. However, deciding on what to grow in it is another decision. This article will help you choose what type of garden to grow in your backyard. Flower Garden. Proponents of flower gardens argue that flowers make their backyard more aesthetically valuable. A well planned and organized flower garden will make any backyard filled

  • Army Ants Essay example

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    Army Ants Anthony Palmieri November 20, 1996 Contemporary Science Topics A quote made by Lewis Thomas, "Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungus, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, and exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television." I am going to focus this report on the part of the quote, "..launch armies into war..," which sets a metaphor of ants and our armies

  • Central Symbolism In The Chrysanthemums By John Steinbeck

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    The story “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck is my story of choice. From reading this story I easily understood that the central symbol is Chrysanthemums. This was chosen as the central symbol to help readers understand what the story is about and to be able to understand and feel how emotional it is to be put in the shoes of Elisa Allen. Elisa Allen is the main character in this story she is a hardworking and intelligent woman who lives an unhappy life and she also feels as if it is unfulfilled

  • The Thrips And Seasonal Abundance Of The Marigold Thrips

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    African Entomology Vol. 23, No. 2, 2015Survey of thrips and Seasonal abundance of the marigold thrips Neohydatothrips samayunkur (Kudô), a new species in Egypt associated with the African marigold, Tagetes erecta L. A.S. Abdel Wahab*, M.A.K. El-Sheikh & S. Elnagar Department of Economic Entomology and Pesticides, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt Four different thrips species; marigold thrips, Neohydatothrips samayunkur; western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis; tomato

  • Pepino Mosaic Virus: PepMV

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    ssRNA molecule (6410nt). The particles are compromised of a single 26 kDa capsid protein. The observation under UV light appears to be arrays of virus-like filamentous particle. No vector has been identified. Studies have been made within a common aphid species (Myzus persicae) failed to detect any transmission. PepMV natural host range appears to be restricted to the Solanaceae family of which many species become infected systematically. But symptomless infections develop in inoculated leaves of

  • Impact Of Agriculture On Water Pollution

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    The journal article “Impact of Agriculture on Water Pollution in OECD Countries: Recent Trends and Future Prospects” shed light on the effect of agriculture on our natural water systems. The OECD is the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. This organization has over thirty-five countries as its members, and aims to research and uses the research on a wide spectrum of topics to ensure governments foster economic growth, financial stability, and overall prosperity of the country

  • Similarities Between Silver Water And The Scarlet Ibis

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    “Silver water” and “The Scarlet Ibis” Both short stories have a different perception of love. The attitude each narrator has toward the situation they have been put in and the involvement of their parents in each story contrast each other, but these facts contribute to the difference in the way care and love is represented in both stories. The way the siblings treat each other is shown to differ through the kid’s perspectives of each problem that arises. In “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst the

  • The Death Of Bees

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    Within the last ten years we have noticed a great loss in honeybees around the United States. Between the years 2010 and 2015 the death of bees has skyrocketed. The decline of the honeybees has become a huge issue that should be taken very seriously because of the fact that they are one of the few reasons why and how our crops are grown. One reasons why our honey bees are going extinct is because of the products used in our home, daily. Another reason why our honey bees are becoming extinct is due

  • Use of Symbols and Symbolism in John Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums

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    Use of Symbols and Symbolism in John Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums            John Steinbeck's short story "The Chrysanthemums" is about a proud, strong woman named Elisa Allen who feels frustrated with her present life. Her frustration stems from not having a child and from her husband's failure to admire her romantically as a woman. The only outlet for her frustration is her flower garden where she cultivates beautiful chrysanthemums. Steinbeck uses chrysanthemums as symbols of the inner-self

  • Quit Smoking!

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    Quit Smoking!      SURGEON GENERALS WARNING: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema, And May Complicate Pregnancy. Cigarette smoking has been proven to be hazardous to your health. It wasn’t until 1964 that the actual truth came out about cigarette use. From the years 1952-1956 Kent brand cigarettes was allowed to use a filter containing asbestos. Cigarette ads were allowed on television up until the year 1971, and it wasn’t until 1979 that