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Boll

(bōl),
Franz C., German histologist and physiologist, 1849-1879. See: Boll cells.

BOLL

A gene on chromosome 2q33 that encodes a putative RNA-binding protein which may be required during spermatogenesis. BOLL is thought to act by binding to the 3'-UTR of mRNAs and regulating translation; it is testis-specific and interacts with DAZ1 and DAZL.
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Oxycarenus spp.In the released cages of dusky cotton bug,47.0 (7.83 mean) bolls were observed, which is the average of the two years of 2010 and 2011.
Darkening the bolls (capsule walls plus bracts) and stalks had significant effect on boll weight in our study.
Bolls also recommended that news organizations use "brain friendly" designs when building their websites.
Although collected in leaf litter and occasionally on the leaves of cotton plants, the vast majority of these bugs were found within the bolls. In some cases, as many as 30 individual bugs could be found in a single cotton boll.
The distribution of RIL means for the agronomic traits boll size, lint percentage, and lint yield were normally distributed (Table 3).
Hummel's approach is largely chronological Chapter s devoted to the strictly literary' texts are interspersed with more general chapters on Boll's reading and reviewing activity: his early reading (Chapter 2), the reviews and translations he undertook in the 1950s (Chapter 4), his reception of contemporary literature in the the 1960s (Chapter 7), and his general reading in the 1970s and 1980s (Chapter 9).
The PC-I showed maximum variation (26.15%) which was mainly due to the sympodial branches, monopodial branches, bolls per plant and seed cotton yield per plant.
He added that farmers should keep smaller bundles of cotton sticks exposed before sunlight, rested against a wall, so that pink bollworm come out of bolls early and get killed before the commencement of the next cotton season.
Sympodial branches/plant was significantly and positively correlated with 1st sympodial node number, micronaire, bolls per plant and seed cotton yield (Table 3).