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Search Results for: irrigation

Irrigation

Irrigation washing by a stream of water or other fluid. Origin: L. Irrigatio, rigare = to carry... Read More

Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations

Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations    ... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

Northern Africa and biodiversity Content Partner: United Nations Environment Programme (other articles) Article Topics:... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Instillation drug

Instillation, drug The administration of therapeutic agents drop by drop, as eye drops, ear drops, or nose drops. It is also... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Saline solution

Definition noun, plural: saline solutions A salty solution prepared by dissolving sodium chloride (table salt, NaCl) by... Read More

Palaearctic realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers Europe, Asia north of the Himalaya foothills, northern Africa, and the... Read More