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Dispersion

In statistics, the placement of data points along a chart relative to an average or mean line. Dispersion is important to finance as the data points of say, a stock, determine the mean, which in turn helps determines the stock's trend. Dispersion is also used to determine volatility: data points all over the chart indicate that a stock has wild fluctuation in price.
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Arterial pattern of branching of chorionic vessels was of dispersal type in 64% and magistral type in 36%.
The UKBA introduced new guidance on pregnancy and dispersal in 2012 in response to concerns about the impact of dispersal on pregnant women.
In this work, we evaluate and discuss the dispersal of Ae.
We considered subadults either yearling kittens still accompanying their mother or transients in dispersal.
oleifera system: This is an excellent system to study the consequences of primary and secondary seed dispersal on plant recruitment because we know many details of its dispersal ecology (Clark & Clark 1984, 1987, 1992, Clark et al.
Xin-Ran Li, a postdoctoral researcher alongside Kumar and Eystergaard and lead author of the study, said, "we speculate that such mechanisms have evolved to facilitate proper seasonal timing of dispersal to ensure that seeds are released under conditions that are both timely and climatically optimal for germination.
Aerial Dispersal of Pollen and Spores" will hold notable importance for: Researchers and practitioners to evaluate the relative importance of nearby and faraway sources of inoculum: Breeders to assess outcrossing potential and pollen mediated gene flow (PMGF) in the environment; Botanists to evaluate physical characteristics of pollen and spores.
The cottony calyces of Salvia funerea, a shrub species endemic to the Mojave Desert of Nevada and California, USA, seem to be ideally adapted to catching the wind, although its dispersal biology has never been studied.
Larval dispersal is one of the key factors controlling the population connectivity between the natal and remote populations (Pineda et al.
That same day, several uniformed men went to the Kampuhan of the Lakabayanis at the University of the Philippines Diliman, and made inquiries as regards the victims who were injured during the dispersal.
A 20-year-old man has also been charged with breaching a dispersal order and has been bailed to appear before court on November 8.
A temporary dispersal zone will cover the park and its surrounding streets from 6pm on Friday to 6pm on Sunday.