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stigma

A negative impression of property because of real or perceived problems.The most common stigma is associated with property that has remained on the market for whatever time period is locally considered “too long.”Potential buyers usually think there must be some problem with the property that they might or might not be able to recognize and economically cure, so they avoid such properties.Another common stigma is a commercial property,usually with a restaurant tenant, that has experienced high turnover.The reason might be that the tenants had insufficient financial resources to survive until the break-even point, but the property soon acquires a stigma as a bad location for restaurants.To some extent,the stigma can become a self-fulfilling prophecy if the community fails to patronize any business at that location because of the stigma.Despite that,there are tremendous opportunities for investors who target stigmatized properties and can successfully overcome the bad reputation.

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We disregarded 17 of these genes that were neither more abundant in the inflorescence RNA-seq datasets nor in the anther and pistil data sets.
It was interesting to note that pistil traits are correlated with each other as well as with some flower traits.
Additionally, both cultivars displayed pistil growth as the flowers matured, which resulted in growth of the stigma to the same size as the anthers, then surpassing them, as observed in other studies (Rosa et al., 2010).
In the case of "Fuji," pistil fertility seemed to be maintained until four days after flowering at the same level regardless of pollination, but once fertilization occurred, the pistil lost its fertility within 24 hours [11].
After two weeks, all the bags were removed from the inflorescences, because they had lost pistil receptivity.
Ripe (mature) pollen, weather conditions proper for the pollinators (not raining and temperatures above or about 52 degrees), and bees are available to transport the ripe pollen to receptive pistils. That is the way the system is designed to work, and thankfully it usually does function so that we can harvest crops.
The students themselves prepare the growth medium and the plates, dissect and manipulate the flower organs, and see how the pollen tubes penetrate the female pistil. The aim of doing the experiment and evaluating the results is to
In the flowers that Lankinen studies, Chinese houses, the female pistil takes the usual form of a receptive surface, the stigma, atop a stalk that leads down to carefully wrapped and protected ovules at the pistil base.
Now, researchers have discovered that pollen, the organ that contains the plant male gametes, communicate with the pistil, their female counterpart, using a mechanism commonly observed in the nervous system of animals.
Peacock sees sexuality in every stamen, pistil and petal, and speculates on the possible links between the flower depicted and Mary Delaney's sex life.
Sometimes 20% sugar is used to balance the presumed higher osmotic pressure of the inner walls of the pistil surface, but Kwack (1965) with 10% sugar works well.