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berm

A small ledge or shoulder of dirt with some type of vegetation, designed to control water runoff, hide something unsightly such as a power substation, or provide a noise-control buffer between busy streets and residential areas.

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Apoptosis induced by the flavonoid from lemon fruit (Citrus limon BURM.
Evaluation of Andrographis paniculata Burm (Family: Acanthaceae) extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti Linn (Diptera: Culicidae).
Embelin (2,5-dihydroxy-3-undecyl-l,4-benzoquinone) is a major constituent of Embelia ribes Burm.
Vuyke J, Tonie L, Enbergre M, Burm AGL, Vletter AA.
Vuyk J, Oostwouder CJ, Vletter AA, Burm AG, Bovill JG.