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Plant

The assets of a business including land, buildings, machinery, and all equipment permanently employed.
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Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.
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plant

large items of capital such as a PRODUCTION LINE or furnace used in production. See MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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While lowest un-parasitization was recorded on 0 cm were (03.33) inside plant debris depths.
In the current finding indicated in the all treatments that maximum parasitization of pupae were at peak level of (16.66) after the age of 72 hours on the depth of 0 cm in plant debris followed by 4 cm depth (16.33), whereas lowest parasitized pupae were recorded at 5cm depth (13.66) after 72 hours of age inside plant debris.
By harvest, the yield on the outside plants was less than half the yield from the inside plants. Verasion occurred July 23, and harvest took place Sept.
The inside plants for Viognier were harvested the second week in September, and the Cabernet/Petit Verdot was picked the last week in September.
In figuring this out, Liston says, he had the advantage of his colleague Jeffrey Stone, who was "one of the few people who knew and eared about fungal endophytes" These fungi grow intermingled with cells inside plants but don't cause any apparent disease.
Arnold says that she was first jolted into an appreciation of the variety of fungi inside plants when she worked as a research assistant in Panama.
22, 2005 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Bird and his colleagues reported evidence backing up a new theory: Root-knot nematodes sweet-talk their way inside plants by pretending to be friendly bacteria called rhizobia.