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Invasive Plants A Problem In Europe
2014-02-03 12:51:48

Some introduced (i.e. non-native) plants become abundant, threaten species richness and the well-functioning of ecosystems, the economy, or health (plant invasion).

2013-03-31 23:02:19

Crooked Brook is now offering custom Organic Buckwheat Hull Pillows

2012-02-10 11:36:21

Invasive species which have the potential to destroy biodiversity and influence global change could be tracked and controlled in the same way as wanted criminals.

2011-12-05 05:00:00

According to the Weed Science Society of America, weeds threaten the native vegetation growing along millions of miles of our nation’s waterways -- undermining the ability of these "riparian"

2011-03-18 14:56:53

More than half of the world's population now lives in cities, yet we know little about how urbanization affects biodiversity.

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2009-07-30 10:30:00

Researchers at the University of Leicester have paved the way for the first ever use in Europe of an insect (biocontrol) to combat an invasive plant species in Britain.

2009-07-02 15:07:26

Israeli scientists say they have discovered the self-watering mechanism of the Negev desert rhubarb, which harvests 16 times more water than other plants. Researchers at the University of Haifa-Oranim said the desert rhubarb grows in the mountains of Israel's Negev desert, where average precipitation is particularly low.

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2008-10-13 16:48:59

Scientists in Britain believe a Japanese plant-eating predator may help solve the problem of a “superweed” that is now spreading across the country.

2008-10-06 09:00:56

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Scaletta MD and Mark Reiter MD MBA announce the launch of Emergency Excellence (EmEx). EmEx is dedicated to making emergency department visits safer and faster -- raising the bar for emergency care nationwide.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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