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1. lesions on the teats of cows and almost always confined to the tip and including the orifice of the teat sinus. They are deep ulcers containing granulation tissue and usually a black spot. Milk flow is impeded and the lesion is very painful. They are caused by excessive suction during milking although Staphylococcus aureus is usually recoverable from the lesions. Called also black pox.
2. a fungal infection of chilled beef caused by Cladosporium herbarum and characterized by black spots on the surface of the meat.
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The black spots claim thousands of lives every year.
As the background pigmentation changes from black to brown, the white patches remain, and black spots become visible (Couffer and Benseman 2015).
Accompanied by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed and members of the government, Caid Essebsi learned about the components of the national tree-planting programme as well as projects to develop black spots in regions.
The road safety audit on 10 black spots was conducted by the School of Planning and Architecture ( SPA).
The purpose of the visit was to analyze causes of accidents, black spots formation, road conditions, traffic safety facilities, road environment and traffic flow.
Mr Naughten said: "The other two ambulance black spots, Tuam and Mulranny, were allocated a dedicated ambulance with paramedic staff permanently appointed to the stations earlier this year.
A: These tiny black spots are most likely artillery fungus, which comes from the decomposition of certain organic mulch in the spring and fall.
For example, the size and location of black spots often mislead technicians into thinking a tube is damaged.
The results spectra are shown also in Figure 1; clear differences are shown between the spectra measured on the black spots compared to the polycarbonate matrix.
Engineer Maitha bin Udai, CEO of Traffic and Roads Agency, said: "The traffic safety strategy mapped out by experts of the Agency is partly based on technical reports and digital statistics of monitoring and following up spots witnessing frequent traffic accidents in Dubai and flagging them as Black Spots that require appropriate remedial measures," adding that "the Agency attaches utmost concern to the issue of traffic safety.
Last year, we spotted 50 traffic accident Black Spots in Dubai, of which 22 were redressed and work is up and running in 23 locations, while the remaining 5 locations are currently being re-designed.
Sydney, Ramadan 22, 1433, Aug 10, 2012, SPA -- A newborn lamb with rare black spots that was abandoned by its mother on an Australian farm has been adopted by a Dalmatian dog with almost identical markings, dpa quoted news reports as saying Friday.