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Identification of Iso-Amyl Acetate as an Active Component in the Sting Pheromone of the Honey Bee
THE sting of the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) carries volatile substances which incite bees to aggression. This was first demonstrated by Huber1, who elicited attacks by the guard bees when heExpand
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Abaxial Anthocyanin Layer in Leaves of Tropical Rain Forest Plants: Enhancer of Light Capture in Deep Shade
The permanent pigmentation of the leaves of tropical rain forest herbs with anthocyanin has traditionally been viewed as a mechanism for enhancing transpiration by increased heat absorption. WeExpand
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New Guinea Pandanaceae: first approach to ecology and biogeography
The large island of New Guinea is one of the eight regions in which the family Pandanaceae (Monocot) has become both rich in evolutionary products and dense in individual representation. The otherExpand
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Studies in Malesian Pandanaceae XVII on the taxonomy of ‘Pandan Wangi’ A Pandanus cultivar with scented leaves
A cultivated, usually sterile species ofPandanus, found rather widely in Malesia (especially in W. Indonesia, Malaya, and the Philippines, but also known in Ceylon), commonly used in cooking, e.g.,Expand
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Embryo sac and microsporangium development in Pandanus (pandanaceae)
Mega- and micro-sporogenesis in Pandanus parvus is described, with some ancillary observations from other species. The conclusions of Fagerlind (1940) are corroborated. The ovule is in contact withExpand
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X-ray spectrochemical analysis of silicates using synthetic standards with a correction for interelemental effects by a computer method
Abstract In the X-ray spectrochemical analysis of silicates, a computer program was adapted for determining the coefficients required to correct for interelemental absorption and enhancement effects.Expand
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A phytochemical investigation of Citrus halimii
Abstract Essential leaf oils, isoenzymes, protein and polyphenol oxidase-catalyzed browning patterns of Citrus halimii (Rutaceae) are investigated and compared with those of other species of CitrusExpand
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