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bi·ot·ic

 (bī-ŏt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or having to do with life or living organisms.
2. Produced or caused by living organisms.

[Probably Greek biōtikos, from biōtos, life, from bioun, to live, from bios, life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

biotic

(baɪˈɒtɪk)
adj
1. (Biology) of or relating to living organisms
2. (Biology) (of a factor in an ecosystem) produced by the action of living organisms. Compare edaphic
[C17: from Greek biotikos, from bios life]

bi•ot•ic

(baɪˈɒt ɪk)

also bi•ot′i•cal,



adj.
pertaining to life or living beings.
[1590–1600; < Greek biōtikós]

bi·ot·ic

(bī-ŏt′ĭk)
Made up of living organisms; living: the study of the effects of pollution on the biotic community of a marsh.
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biotic

[baɪˈɒtɪk] ADJbiótico
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The overarching goal of this research project is to understand how the biotic interactions between microbes at the scale of micrometers impact microbial community structure and dynamics.
Heddiw ceir anti biotic cryf ond rhaid darganfod yr afiechyd yn gynnar neu fe allai fod yn rhy hwyr iddo weithio.
The Company has strategic collaborations with world-leading agricultural companies to develop improved seed traits in relation to yield and a-biotic stress (such as tolerance to drought), and biotic stress (such as resistance to disease and nematodes), in key crops as corn, soybean, wheat and rice, and is also focused on the research and development of new products for crop protection (such as weed control).
Translational Genomics for Crop Breeding; Volume 1: Biotic Stress
The new smoothies, which will join the company's existing selection of Fruit & Yogurt, Poppin' Boba, Spoonable and Mealworthy Smoothies[TM], will be introduced as part of the Red Mango Summer of Super Biotic Smoothies, a marketing campaign designed by the company to highlight both the company's new smoothie offerings, as well as the patented probiotics in Red Mango yogurt and smoothies that are stronger and more effective than the generic probiotics commonly found in ordinary yogurt.
Chidambaram in Lok Sabha today, has focused on augmentation of green revolution by proposing various measures like continuing support to green revolution in eastern india, crop diversification in original green revolution States, bridging yield gaps between investment in agriculture and national food security mission, integrated watershed programme, pilot programme on nutri-farms, establishing national institute of biotic Stress Management and a pilot scheme to replant and rejuvenate coconut gardens.
The $93-million Gulf Biotic facility will be constructed over 16,000-square metres at the Salman Industrial City.
The Gulf Biotic facility will be constructed over a 16,000-sqm area at the Salman Industrial City.
The Gulf Biotic facility will be constructed over a 16,000-sq m area at the Salman Industrial City and is likely to be up and running within two years.
The reduction or lack of biotic mortality agents of the lace bug in Florida has been suspected as one of the reasons why the lace bug became a serious problem in this state only during mid-90s.
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