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Any of various small, submersed plants of the genus Elodea, having narrow, whorled or opposite leaves and small axillary flowers.

[New Latin Elōdea, genus name, from Greek helōdēs, marshy, from helos, marsh.]


(Plants) any of several aquatic plants of the genus Elodea of the family Hydrocharidaceae that are native to both North and South America and which have grasslike leaves
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Noun1.elodea - submerged freshwater perennialsElodea - submerged freshwater perennials  
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Hydrocharidaceae, family Hydrocharitaceae, frogbit family, frog's-bit family, Hydrocharidaceae, Hydrocharitaceae - simple nearly stemless freshwater aquatic plants; widely distributed
waterweed - a weedy aquatic plant of genus Elodea
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Tenders are invited for Provision Of 2015 Clarks Creek Elodea Management
Submerged species we collected in the Green River upstream from the Yampa River included the vascular plants Elodea canadensis, Myriophyllum sibiricum, N.
1984) concluded that sun dried Brazilian elodea can be used in broiler diets at 5% without adversely affecting growth, FCR or dressing percentage.
The composition and structure of native gellan gum produced by commercial fermentation is identical to the naturally occurring polysaccharide formed by Sphingomonas elodea on plants of Lily pad varieties.
He 1 1 0 1 1 Coleofasciculus chthonoplastes (Gomont) 0 1 0 1 0 Cyanobacteria 1 1 0 1 1 Dictyosiphon foeniculaceus (Hudson) Greville 1 1 0 1 0 Ectocarpus siliculosus (Dillwyn) Lyngbye 1 0 0 0 0 Elachista fucicola (Velley) Areschoug 1 0 0 1 0 Elodea canadensis Michx.
9], and these structures were observed immersed in the soil between the roots, by this structures can be positively identified Hydrilla form other species that belong to the same family, such as Elodea, which are very similar in appearance with Hydrilla.
To learn the nuances of the scientific enterprise, they work with various samples of tissues (human cheek tissue, chicken skin, onion tissue, Elodea [Anacharis], yeast, etc.
Blaser-Grill J, Knoppik D, Amberger A, Goldbach H (1989) Influence of boron on the membrane potential in Elodea densa and Helianthus annuus roots and [H.
X HALORAGACEAE (Water-Milfoil Family) Myriophyllum sibiricum Komarov X HYDROCHARITACEAE (Frogbit Family) Elodea canadenses Michx.
A greater problem is blanket weed, HOME Another form, Elodea crispa, is far less invasive.
In order to avoid cannibalism during molting, pieces of PVC pipe (15 x 3 cm [conjunto vacio]), stones and macrophytes such as Vallisneria gigantea, Elodea densa, aquatic Cabomba types were used as aquarium ornaments, creating a refuge for the animals.
Gel or gel gum is produced from the bacterial fermentation of Sphingomonas elodea, a gram negative non-pathogenic bacterium.