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10 Topic Pages Found in Agriculture, Aquaculture & Food Sciences and starting with the letter G
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Open genetically modified foods
genetically modified foods

Introduction Genetically modified (GM) foods are increasingly controversial as they become more widespread. They have met a barrage of criticism and

gopher

or pocket gopher, name for the burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae, found in North America and Central America. The gopher is gray, buff, or

gourd

( gôrd, gʊrd ), common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and

Open grape
grape

common name for the Vitaceae, a family of mostly climbing shrubs, widespread in tropical and subtropical regions and extending into the temperate

Open grass
grass

any plant of the family Gramineae, an important and widely distributed group of vascular plants, having an extraordinary range of adaptation.

Open Groundwater
Groundwater

Earth ’s land surface is less than monolithically solid. The joints, faults , and weathered rocks described elsewhere in the book allow rainwater to

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Groupers

common name for a large carnivorous member of the family Serranidae (sea bass family), abundant in tropical and subtropical seas and highly valued as

growing season

period during which plant growth takes place. In temperate climates the growing season is limited by seasonal changes in temperature and is defined as

Open Guarana
Guarana

Source: Paullinia cupana Kunth ex H.B.K. (syn. P. sorbilis (L.) Mart.) (Family Sapindaceae). Common/vernacular names: Guarana paste, guarana gum. A

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Guava

( gwä'və ), small evergreen tree or shrub of the genus Psidium of the family Myrtaceae ( myrtle family), native to tropical America and grown