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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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fulgurata Burm en los Andes Occidentales, la mas frecuente distribucion altitudinal de la especie corresponde a tierras bajas, en coincidencia por lo anotado por RATCLIFFE (2003, 2006) para Centro America.
Hara (*) Mazus pumilus (Burm. f.) Scrophulariaceae Clark Steenis Floyd Myosurus minimus L.
Anormalidades cromosomicas en la microsporogenesis de Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
The third instar larva as well as male and female pupae of Astaena valida Burm. are described and illustrated.
Parmi les plantes medicinales citees dans le Tableau 8, l'espece Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf.
In Burma, power has been conferred on the Government to require all able-bodied men to perform any work for meeting any actual or apprehended attack and for facilitating the operation of the Forces under an amendment made yesterday to the Defence of Burm a rules.
Antimicrobial activity, cytotoxicity and phytochemical screening of ficus septica burm and sterculia foetida L.
The flowers of Aerva javanica Burm were collected from Cholistan Desert (District Bahawalpur, Pakistan) in September 2010 and were identified by Dr.