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juvenile aquatic shellfish, especially oysters ready for settlement on solid surfaces—'spat fall'.
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The spates underline the need for rivers that don't have hatcheries to build them - and for those that do to increase production to cater for these abnormalities.
Allah Bakhsh Khan of Spate Foundation of Pakistan proposed to set up a national level network of farmers, experts, and researchers.
To analyze the effects of habitat type and spate condition, we used analyses of variance (ANOVAs) (Minitab 16 (Minitab Inc.
BEIRUT: The General Directorate of the Internal Security Forces warned company owners Thursday of electronic hacking schemes following a recent spate of complaints made by businesses that lost money, according to a statement from the ISF.
Anyone with information on the spate of thefts should call police on 101.
The River Ganges is rising at Kannauj, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia, whereas the River Yamuna is in spate at Baghpat, Auraiyya, Hamirpur, Banda and Allahabad.
PC Williams said Mr Spate didn't want to leave his body for weeks before it was discovered.
It also denounced the spate of heinous attacks targeting individuals and security forces.
Summary: At least 28 people were killed and 56 wounded Wednesday in a spate of attacks by Taliban militants in and around the Afghan capital as the United States president considered a plan to double troops
Metal detectors should be installed in every school to help stop the deadly spate of youth knife crime, London mayor Ken Livingstone urged yesterday.
After some questioning, the two admitted they were behind a spate of problems at local schools, O'Neill said.
The PCAOB has issued its first Audit Practice Alert, Matters Relating to Timing and Accounting for Options Grants, prompted by the spate of backdating reports and disclosures.