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The high and low prices, or high and low bids and offers, recorded during a specified time.

Price Range

The high and low prices between which a security trades over a given period of time. The size of the price range is an indicator of volatility, with a large price range showing a great deal of volatility and a low range showing the opposite. A price range is also called simply a range.


The high and low prices reached by a security within a given period. A large range in relation to a security price tends to indicate greater price volatility, making the security a better candidate for trading purposes but not necessarily for investment purposes. Also called price range.


A division of land in the public land survey system.Each range line is approximately 6 miles apart and is identified according to its distance east or west from the principal meridian for the area. Range 1 West is in the column immediately west of the principal meridian for the area. See public land survey system.

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Alternatively, the rate-limiting step in host range expansion may largely be a function of the behavioral responses of ovipositing females to host plant stimuli (Dethier 1954, Futuyma 1983).
Biology and host range of Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis: a potential biological control agent for Chinese tallow Triadica sebifera.
Thus, to the extent that feeding larvae or adults run out of food, or ovipositing females are unable to locate host plants on which to place their eggs, there will be selection for increased host range (Futuyma 1991).
Although it has been suggested that gene loss was associated with a restricted host range for VARV, no link has been demonstrated between gene loss and increased severity of disease.
These reports provide vital profiles of the behavior of disease organisms in various climates and soils and help delineate the pathogens' host ranges.
Given its wide host range and dispersal capability, concern has been raised that this insect may become a serious pest on many important crops across Indonesian islands and in neighboring countries.
This observation expands our knowledge of picobirnaviruses in humans and provides a clear example of how epidemiologic baseline information on virus host range and tropism in animals may provide indications for the presence of similar viruses in the same organ system of humans.
However, little information is known about this parasitoid host range in non-agricultural habitats or on native species in northern Florida.
Consecutive loss of DNA during the adaptation to novel hosts led to the distinct subspecies with its distinct host range that we know today (1,4,5,11).
Host range tests conducted in Texas, where this nematode was first discovered in 1996, revealed that it prefers to feed on hickory, pecan, and walnut trees.
cribraria on kudzu (natural host) and soybean did not differ significantly, contrary to the field host range experiment with 12 legume species conducted by Zhang et al.