agave

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AGAVE

Architecture for Genomic Annotation, Visualization & Exchange. An XML format developed by DoubleTwist for managing, visualising and sharing annotations of genomic sequences, which provides a free open standard for the life sciences community.

agave

a semi-woody perennial native of the American continent. Pulque and aquamiel are produced from it as fermented beverages, and mescal and tequila may in turn be distilled from these.
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Nigel Brown with the century plant he planted 28 years ago which has burst through the greenhouse roof at Bangor University's Treborth botanic garden Picture: GERALLT RADCUFFE RAD110907CenturyPlant-1
One area of the peninsula is covered almost exclusively in century plants -- once thought to flower every hundred years.
This discrepancy could be because the analyzed RG10 and Century plants were not the actual parents used to produce [F.sub.1] and [F.sub.2] generations tested in this study.