trigger plant


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trigger plant

n
(Plants) Austral any of several small grasslike plants of the genus Stylidium, having sensitive stamens that are erected when disturbed: family Stylidiaceae
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When power plants are equipped with digital twins, project operators and owners can employ "analytic science" that will then enable companies to transform their operations either to improve generation efficiency, track probable technical glitches even before they could trigger plant outages and rotating brownouts for consumers; manage variations in market operations including those that relate to fuel costs and weather patterns.
trigger, as occurs for the Trigger Plant Stylidium armeria.
The teams experimental study found, however, that elevated temperatures trigger plant activity even in the fall as exposure to sunlight declines.
Kristen Iversen was raised near the Rocky Flats facility in Colorado, at a time when few workers at the plutonium trigger plant knew exactly what it produced.
Deserting the fickle kangaroo paw, Dixon's team switched to two other Australian wild-flower species, a cottontail and the queen trigger plant, and an old commercial variety of lettuce called Grand Rapids.
DRB-produced toxins trigger plant cells to produce excessive hormones that keep seeds from germinating, or they damage the plants by putting life processes in overdrive, Kremer says.
Certain proteins, encoded by a group of genes called cyclin, trigger plant cell division.
Exposure to cold for more than a week can trigger plants to bolt and produce seeds.
There are tea trees, orchids, irises and trigger plants and trees with branches like pompoms called she oaks.