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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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Because Mississippi is part of the Boll Weevil Eradication Program, one has to request a permit from the Department of Agriculture to plant ornamental cotton.
The significant impact of farm yard manure levels on boll weight was seen with respect to different tillage technologies.
SOVa###DFb###Plant height No of sympodial No of monopodial###Days to start No of bolls DFb###Seed###cotton Germination
The cotton crop from the previous season had been good, but most of the bolls were still on the stalks.
M Zare-kohan and Bahram Heidari suggested [9, 16] for all the traits except seed cotton yield and bolls per plant influenced additive type of variance.
The variances due to general combining ability (GCA) and specific combining ability (SCA) presented in Table 2 were also significant for bolls/plant, sympodial branches/ plant, fibre length, plant height and seed cotton yield/ plant and lint% except that GCA was non-significant for boll weight and seed index whereas, SCA was non-significant for boll weight, seed index and lint%.
The seed produced from such bolls suffer from viability and germination issues, and such crop cannot be used for seed production.
All squares, flowers and small bolls wereremoved from caged plants, only mature bolls were left.
Mechanics, make sure that all the bolls are installed in the engine lift brackets when pulling a CAT engine from an FMTV.
Bolls presents a short guide for people with Asperger Syndrome to take control of their minds and lives through meditation.
Paul Bolls, an associate professor of strategic communication at the MU School of Journalism and a 2011-2012 MU Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow, has found that news consumers who have "reward-seeking" personalities are more likely to read their news online and on mobile devices, and to engage with websites, by leaving comments on stories and uploading user-generated content.