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An ancient region of Palestine northeast of the Sea of Galilee in present-day southern Syria.
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(Bible) Old Testament a region to the east of the Jordan, renowned for its rich pasture (Deuteronomy 32:14)
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(ˈbeɪ ʃən)

a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan River.
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"It is a fatted calf from the pastures of Bashan," said the Pharisee, "the heathen have dealt wonderfully with us let us raise up our voices in a psalm --let us give thanks on the shawm and on the psaltery-on the harp and on the huggab-on the cythern and on the sackbut!"
``he hath conquered, and the uncircumcised Philistine hath fallen before his lance, even as Og the King of Bashan, and Sihon, King of the Amorites, fell before the sword of our fathers!
And as the evening drew near, we clambered down the mountain, through groves of the Biblical oaks of Bashan, (for we were just stepping over the border and entering the long-sought Holy Land,) and at its extreme foot, toward the wide valley, we entered this little execrable village of Banias and camped in a great grove of olive trees near a torrent of sparkling water whose banks are arrayed in fig-trees, pomegranates and oleanders in full leaf.
What with whittling the switchboards, swearing at subscribers, playing tricks with the wires, and roaring on all occasions like young bulls of Bashan, the boys in the first exchanges did their full share in adding to the troubles of the business.
De hecho, algunos estudios demuestran que las poblaciones de organismos anaerobios son mayores a los aerobios en suelos de manglar (El-Tarabily 2002, Holguin & Bashan 2007).
Of oaks from Bashan they have made your oars;With ivory they have inlaid your deck of boxwood from the coastlands of Cyprus.
Los niveles de AIA presentes en los sobrenadantes de los cultivos resultaron bajos, comparados con los producidos por otras bacterias, entre las que se encuentran cepas de los generos Azospirillum, Rhizobium (Bashan et al., 1996; Rojas y Perez, 1998), Pseudomonas y Burkholderia (Hernandez, 2002).
Wednesday, Israel formalized its assistance program under the title "The Good Neighbor" and disclosed it had been administered since 2016 by a special unit of the Bashan Division which is in charge of the Golan sector.
Earlier study showed that soil, content of clay, N, and organic matter are positively correlated with survival of Azospirillum brasilense (Bashan and Vazquez 2000).
In this context, the association of growth-promoting bacteria from the genera Azospirillum and Herbaspirillum with grass crops of economic interest has stood out for benefiting plants through various mechanisms, such as biological N fixation (BNF), production of phytohormones and solubilization of phosphates (Bashan & De-Bashan, 2010).
Bacteria in the genera Bacillus, Streptomyces, Pseudomonas, Burkholderia, and Agrobacterium are the biological control agents predominantly studied (Bashan, 1998; Lucy et al., 2004).