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blite

(blaɪt)
n
any of a variety of plants in the family Chenopodiaceae, esp Amaranthus blitum. Also called: purple amaranth
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: Pakistani scientists have developed a genetic barcode" system which could be used for accurate and quick identification of medicinally important halophytes (salt tolerant plants) across the world.The scientists from the Dr A Q Khan Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (KIBGE) at Karachi University have collected different species of genus Suaeda or Sea Blite commonly found in Asia.They also gathered different samples from across Pakistan and targeted specific chloroplast gene with the hope of finding a similar DNA sequence to develop a potential bar code common in halophytes.
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The Jesuit order had been persecuted, repressed and eventually disbanded across all of Europe and now one of the Swiss republics proposed to revive the old militant arm of the Counter-reformation and entrust to it the education of its blite. All but seven members of the Swiss pact felt so threatened by such as denial of the Enlightenment and its ideals that they voted to resist, by force of arms if need be.