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palea

a GLUME-like protective bract found on the axis of individual flowers in grasses.
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Remarks.--The placement of Hippasella in Sosippinae is based on the absence of a terminal apophysis and of a developed palea in the male pedipalp.
Palea claims that the government, unions and other parties do not have an "adequate understanding of the seriousness and urgency of the situation".
Lower lemma 1.8-2.9 x 0.4-0.6 mm, bicarenate, hyaline or hyaline vinaceous, ciliate on the upper half of the margins, 0-2-nerved; palea absent; upper lemma 1-1.8 x 0.2-0.4 mm, lanceolate, hyaline or hyaline vinaceous, glabrous on the margins, 0-1-nerved, briefly bifid apex, awned, awn 1.6-4.5 mm long; palea 0.4-1 x 0.2-0.4 mm, hyaline, glabrous, 0-nerved, truncate or irregularly dentate apex.
Vogel's (2004) terminology was based on previous concepts of Dondale & Redner (1990) and seemed to be a mixture of topography, function and homology, with the exception of embolus, palea and median apophysis, all of which are strictly based on homology.
To identify genes that are highly expressed in the lemma/ palea, the cDNA libraries were subjected to a differential screening procedure (PCR Select Differential Screening Kit; Clontech, Palo Alto, CA).
The best practices were developed by experienced cybersecurity professionals from around the world, including North America, Europe, the Pacific Asia Lift and Escalator Association (PALEA) and the China Elevator Association (CEA).
Early this month, she signed a five-year collective bargaining agreement with the airline's labor union, the PAL Employees Association (Palea), whose members comprise 11 percent of PAL's 6,829 total workers.
Earlier this month, Vivienne Tan-who officially held the rank of executive vice president, treasurer and chief administrative officer of the airline prior to being named its interim chief-sealed a five-year collective bargaining agreement with the company's labor union, the PAL Employees Association (Palea).
PAL, PALEA ink collective bargaining agreement !-- -- Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star) - June 4, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The management of flag carrier Philippine Airlines and its ground crew union have struck a fresh deal providing for enhanced employment terms for the union members.