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  • Reproduction Most Flatworms
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    NOTESCharacteristicsFlatworms are parasitic unsegmented, bilaterally symmetrical worms that lack a coelo m but that do have three germ layers. Some forms are free living but many are parasitic. Flatworms have a nervous system that consists of head ganglion (brain), usually attached to longitudinal nerve cords that are interconnected across the body by transverse branches. Flatworms lack a respiratory or circulatory system, these functions take place by absorption through the body wall. Nonparasi...
  • Genetic Engineering Of Foods
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    Introduction The use of genetically engineering in agriculture and food production has an impact, not only on the environment and biodiversity, but also on human health. Therefore, thorough biosafety assessment requires, not only an evaluation of environmental impacts of genetically engineered organisms, but also an assessment of the risks that genetically engineered food pose for the health of consumers. Let us take deeper look at some of the aspects related to genetically engineered foods. Wha...
  • Market For Organic Foods
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    "You are what you eat", or so they say. In today's supermarkets, organic foods are everywhere. Not only are there organic fruits and vegetables, but there are also organic dairy products, organic meats, organic convenience foods, organic wine, beer, coffee, tea and even clothes made with organic cotton. All of these choices have made organic foods the "fastest-growing segment of the grocery industry". The Organic Trade Association (OTA), in its "Business Facts" fact sheet available at web cites ...
  • Variety Of New Genes From Different Species
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    Biotechnology: Its application in agriculture. Introduction: Persuade public to become aware of the changes Persuade audience to think about where they stand on this very important issue and take action according to your decision. Labeling and careful regulation of genetically manufactured food sv Persuade the American Public to think about the following changes that are being made in Agriculture as a society wish should discuss the issue. vs. Control genetic technology, Persuade public to ask t...
  • Organ System Level
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    1. Give several examples of the diversity of living things. Organism inhabits almost every place on Earth. Even the most extreme locations contain life. Tiny organisms inhabit the Antarctic ice, giant worms live near hot vents on the ocean floor, and some organisms even live inside other organisms. 2. Explain how the parts of the biosphere interact to maintain life. Organisms interact with earth other and with the environment. A meat eater will eat a grass eater, who feeds on plants, then the me...
  • Incentive To Local Organic Food
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    It is Not Too Late In today's world, we all run from our jobs to our families and try to eat what we can in between. Usually the food we choose is not healthy for us, but it is convenient. Modern farming practices have made it so that processed fast food is less expensive than real food from the earth. The reason is because modern farming is no longer about just planting a seed and harvesting the rewards. It now involves chemicals and synthetic fertilizers, which in itself has turned into a mult...
  • Marketing My Product Of Organic String Cheese
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    After being left with 2 million dollars from my long lost great aunt, I was provided with the capital necessary to begin to develop and market my own product. Having been raised on a small dairy farm in western New York, the only logical product to me was one having to do with the dairy industry. In an attempt to make my product unique, I have decided to target the organic foods market. Producing organic string cheese seemed to be my best solution. Organic string cheese is a good product because...
  • Organisms Of Different Species
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    Autotrophs- organisms that are able to synthesize food by sun energy or stored energy. Plants are autotrophs that we see everyday. Heterotroph- organisms un albe to make their own food. Humans are hetertrophs. Ecology- Scientific study on interactions between organisms and their environment. Ecologists study dolphins and their interactions in the water. Symbiosis- Permanent close association between 2 or more organisms of different species. My friend's new dog made friends with his current dog, ...
  • Organisms Of The Detritus Food Chain
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    A food chain is an idea developed by a scientist named Charles Elton in 1927. He described the way plants get energy from sunlight, plant-eating animals get their energy from eating plants, and meat-eating animals get their energy from eating other animals. The idea of a chain means that all these animals are linked together, so anything that affects one link in the chain affects everything in the chain.] The key concept that we need to learn from food chains, food webs and food pyramids is the ...
  • First Conversions To Organic Farming In Belgium
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    What is Organic food? Organic refers to the way agricultural products are grown and processed. Organic farming prohibits the use of toxic and persistent chemicals in favour of more "earth friendly" practices that work in harmony with nature and preserve biological diversity - the multitude and variety of life. What about organic food in Belgium? In Belgium, the percentage of organic farmers is still very low in comparison to the number of farms, but their number is growing. Today 20,265 hectares...
  • Genetic Engineer Moves Genes From One Organism
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    GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS PAUL HOGAN To genetically modify an organism, scientists have to try and break down the DNA structure of that organism, and then take out or add single or multiple genes and alter them to give it an advantage over other types of crops or organisms. As a result of this procedure scientists are also creating health and safety hazards as well as environmental concerns for the whole world. The good things that come out of genetically modifying do help to make people forget...
  • Cause Food
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    Food poisoning is usually described as any disease of an infectious or toxic caused by the consumption of food or drink. It has been recognized throughout the age. Changing lifestyles in the modern world have resulted in an increased demand for ready-to-eat foods, fast foods and dining out. Food poisoning bacteria do not affect the taste, smell, or seen by naked eye. It is usually affect the very young, the elderly, and the weak person. The symptoms usually are diarrhea and vomiting caused by ba...
  • Positions Within Second Harvest Of Middle Tennessee
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    The subject of my career shadow was Scott Cornwell, whose job is Vice President of Operations for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. This particular branch of Second Harvest has recently been awarded Food Bank of the year out of the two hundred and twenty food banks under the jurisdiction of America's Second Harvest, the largest organization for fighting hunger in the world. This branch has seen very significant growth from the time Scott began working there in 1996 as a transportatio...
  • Synthetic Chemicals On Organic Foods
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    Organic farming began in the late 1940's in the United States, and in recent years it has seen a dramatic increase in popularity (Rubin 1). The sales of organic foods have been increasing by about 20 percent a year over the past decade (Marcus 1). That is over ten times the rate of their conventional counterparts (Harris 1). There are 10 million consumers of organic food in the United States, yet organic food represents only one percent of the nation's food supply. This year organic food sales a...

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