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Mottle

Discoloration in processed food, which can be unappetizing and may result in the return of the food to the store for a refund.
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The typical symptoms in watermelon including leaf mottling and mosaic have been reported in greenhouse-grown plants (Varveri et al.
Although all samples showed systemic mosaic and mild to severe yellow mottling symptoms, only 41.
While the exact mechanism of action of how fluoride causes enamel mottling remains unknown, it is well-recognized that with increased amounts of fluoride concentrations in the drinking water, the resultant enamel hypoplasia becomes progressively evident, as increased fluoride levels interfere with ameloblastic function, which adversely affects both enamel matrix formation and enamel matrix calcification.
Finally, it should also be noted that in warmer climates, water consumption may be increased, so that a fluoride concentration as found with the population at hand may produce a variable range of mottling of enamel, from slight to severe.
All strains, including G1 and G5, cause seed mottling (Bowers and Goodman, 1991).
Symptoms caused by BPMV included mottling or mosaic on leaves, and slight to moderate leaf distortion.
Palouse has larger seeds when compared with Brewer and has an absence of seed coat mottling (Muehlbauer, 1992).
1]), seed coat mottling (% of seed with mottled seed coats), and seed transmission (%).
Responding to questions from Senator Robert Smith of New Hampshire, Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, Erik Olson of the 400,000 member Natural Resource Defense Council reminded the Committee that NRDC had sued EPA over the current maximum contaminant level for fluoride when it was first established because it was clear that children exposed to that level would suffer from dental fluorosis (opaque white spots, brown stains, striations, mottling of enamel, and fracture-prone teeth).
The AAP explained that their recommendations were revised because of the increased incidence of dental fluorosis (opaque white spots, striations, brown staining, mottling, and fracture prone teeth, which occur during the development of a child's enamel, prenatal to approximately 8 years of age).
4% of children in fluoridated communities has at least one tooth that displays the opaque white spots, brown stains or mottling of tooth enamel that indicates fluoride overdose.