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    Male Bean Beetle (Callosobruchus maculatus) Reproductive Success Abstract: Callosobruchus maculatus is a bean beetle that lays eggs on the surface of beans, the larvae hatch out of the eggs and immediately burrow into the bean to devour all its nutrients and mature into an adult. The study of the male’s reproductive success when given access to water versus no access could lead scientists down a path of slowing the growth of the bean beetle population. The study was performed in lab 201 September 16th, groups separated a dish of watered males with un-watered females and a group of un-watered males and females, the control, to test if the availability of water in the adult phase would affect the male’s success of offspring. The class collected no data that suggested water availability made a significant difference in the success of the male’s reproduction; the average number of eggs counted in the watered dishes were 56.8 and in the dry dishes it was 31. The average of hatchlings…

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    Not only the temperature but the cell type and size, and also how much nutrients is available. The organism that we studied was germinating mung bean seeds. We used a system called respirometer which includes a test tube that is to be filled with the seeds until approximately 3 cm before the top. Other parts that were included was the syringe, and a 1ml pipette, with both the syringe and the pipette threaded through a cork cap that is placed onto the test tube. We are trying to measure the…

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    Method Bean plants (Phaseolus vulgaris) were provided by the instructor for the experiment at Mount Royal University. There were four or more bean plants in each of the four pots. The first task was to choose the best three plants in each pot based on whether they had two big healthy leaves and so the three plants looked relatively similar. The excess plants were cut out so that each of the four pots contained three plants, making a total of twelve plants. Each of the four represented a…

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    majority of their calories don’t come from carbohydrates. Legumes have many subcategories: beans, peas, lentils and an ‘other’ category. You’re most likely familiar with many beans. Kidney beans, black beans, navy beans, and broad beans are just a few examples of beans that are quality…

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    inspired someone to incorporate a new recipe into their reservoir of recipes. I have three examples of such instances. The first one was when I made a white bean hummus. Two women who participated were amazed at the recipe 's simplicity. No equipment like a food processor was needed. The recipe merely called for white beans (canned), some chives, lemon juice, and olive oil. They were combined in a bowl and then mashed. Then it was served with some delicious and refreshing raw vegetables. I had a…

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    For health, religious, or ethical reasons an increasing number of people are becoming vegetarians. However, even without practicing this diet, according to studies concerning this issue, many health-conscious customers prefer to order vegetarian dishes in a restaurant. Consumers expectations are changing; they are becoming more curious about novelties. They want to experience something new; vegetarianism becomes a form of experiential marketing. After studying consumers’ opinion, I looked at the…

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    “The Beans Eaters” by Gwendolyn Brooks express the routine life of the poor couple satisfy life. The poem is about an old couple who is sitting at the table and starts eating dinner. Suddenly they start to look around them and start thinking about their life. An analysis of the routine and their satisfy life will help us understand the poem. The routine “The Bean Eaters” express the idea that when we are older, we are restricted to follow a typical routine. For example “and remembering,…

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    different stages of the life cycle have on cellular respiration. The hypothesis was that the germinated kidney beans will consume more O2 than their respective ungerminated counterparts. The ungerminated kidney beans will have little to no amount of O2 consumption. The reason that the germinated kidney beans will consume more is that they are in a more active cycle of its lifespan. This hypothesis is plausible. For the second day experiment, the factor being tested was cellular respiration…

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    A Turtle and Some Beans Anais Nin, a renowned author, once wrote, “And the day came when the risk to remain a tight bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” (“Quotes About Growth”). In the story, The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver, the courage to bloom is one of the many themes. Taylor, a young woman travelling westward, is unwillingly given a child. Taylor and the child, Turtle, eventually settle in Arizona. They live with a woman named Lou Ann, and Taylor works at an auto…

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    slept on it. Wide eyed and grinning, she quickly ran over to the small table, and then dropped to her knees in front of the jar. “Mommy watch the roly-roly baby buggies?” asked Patience, as she brushed a few strands of hair from her face. “Yes, sweetie, I did,” reassured Chastity with a smile. Patience dropped Sue to the floor, and then seized up the jar in her hands. Holding it close to her face, her eyes searched the inner recesses of the clear container for any movement. Chastity smiled. “Do…

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