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The study of algae, including the distribution, biotechnology, and genetics of algae for beneficial applications and remediation of harmful instances and blooms.
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Nature is one of the greatest gifts to human life. Environment study and awareness play important role in conservation. This book Environment Conservation, Challenges Threats Relation Of Climate Change with Diseases, Eco-Friendly Energy Resources, Air Pollution's, Environmental And Health Effects, Threats in Conservation of Biodiversity in India...
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ABOUT THE BOOK This remarkable book is the reflection of the proceedings of the International Conference on "Algae, Fungi and Plants: Systematics to Applications (AFPSA-2020)" and accounts for research works of paramount importance related to the systematics and bioresources including “Communication in Systematics" by J. McNeill addressing the rol...
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Research in the phycology domain pointed out a relationship between the personality traits and the ability of a person to bully or be bullied. This paper aims at analyzing the personality traits, in terms of the Big Five model (BFM), of cyberbullies on Twitter communities. To achieve our objective, two deep learning based models were trained to det...
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2022) Reproduction, hatchery and culture applications for the giant kelp (Macrocystispyrifera): a methodological appraisal, Applied Phycology, 3:1, 368-382, ABSTRACT Although much is known regarding the physiology, ecology and life history of Macrocystis pyrifera, there is little accessible information for establishing robust and reliable culturing...
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Introduction Depression and suicide risk are disturbing issues within the medical community. In many countries, physician’s mental health is not a concern, due to the fact that many do not even consider medical staff as potential mental health patients. However, health care providers are an at risk population for phycological affliction due to thei...
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Background: Work and family environment play important role in coping with stressful conditions due to COVID-19. This study was conducted to identify the perception and attitude of health workers engaged in management of COVID-19 along with the family members. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted at tertiary care center through a self-adm...
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Despite their importance, dynamic and diagnostic assessments (DigAs) have received little attention in phycological aspects of foreign language teaching and learning settings; therefore, this study compared the effects of dynamic and diagnostic assessment (DigA) on Afghan EFL learners’ speaking fluency and accuracy (SFA), learning anxiety (LA), and...
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Many phycological applications require the growth and maintenance of pure algae cultures. In some research areas, such as biochemistry and physiology, axenic growth is essential to avoid misinterpretations caused by contaminants. Nonetheless, axenicity—defined as the state of only a single strain being present, free of any other organism—needs to b...
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This article addresses the origins of the term lawfare, as well as different definitions developed in the Global North and the Global South while proposing a conceptualization linked to the particularities of this socio-legal phenomenon in Latin America. Focusing on the cases of Brazil and Argentina the article deploys the notions of phycological,...
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The interactions of microalgae and their associated microbiomes have come to the fore of applied phycological research in recent years. However, the functional mechanisms of microalgal interactions remain largely unknown. Here, we examine functional protein patterns of the microalgae Scenedesmus vacuolatus and its associated bacterial community dur...
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Applied Phycology ISSN: 2638-8081 Many governments are evaluating marine carbon sequestration processes for their capacity to mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change. This includes the cultivation of macroalgae to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, which requires accurate estimates from the field. This study estimated the potentia...
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Algae are eukaryotic organisms that have importance in our ecosystem as primary producers. The study of algae is called as algology or phycology. The term phykons means algae or in general seaweed. Under-nutrition is the outcome of insufficient food intake, related to protein deficiency, constitutes a public health problem all over the world. To un...
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Muslim scholars or jurists normally assert that according to Sharia, it is obligatory (wājib) for females to cover themselves in front of anyone that they can lawfully marry. As Sharia regulations are accepted as being divinely ordained, all Muslims uphold that by diligently observing these regulations, mankind can attain perfection in both their s...
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Background: The negative effect of COVID-19 pandemic on college students' mental health is well-demonstrated. The aim of this study is to assess the impact of the pandemic on the students of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Northern Greece), in terms of stress, anxiety, and depression, and to analyze the probable correlation of various social...
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Nature is one of the greatest gifts to human life. Environment study and awareness play important role in conservation. This book Environment Conservation, Challenges Threats Relation Of Climate Change With Diseases, Eco-Friendly Energy Resources, Air Pollution's, Environmental And Health Effects, Threats In Conservation Of Biodiversity In India, S...
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Several species of three benthic dinoflagellate genera (Gambierdiscus, Fukuyoa, and Prorocentrum) produce toxins causing ciguatera poisoning or diarrhetic shellfish poisoning. This review article summarises the current status of research on these genera in Japan. The species diversity is high, as eleven Gambierdiscus, one Fukuyoa, and nine Prorocen...
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This article provides a topical review of East Mediterranean phycology and seagrass biology, with a special focus on the outcomes of the multi-year project “Brown algal biodiversity and ecology in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea” supported by the TOTAL Foundation. Following a general overview of East Mediterranean seaweed biogeography and taxonomy, t...
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Microalgae are the primary producers on the earth. They are ubiquitous. They have vast applications in science ranging from biotechnological applications, environmental applications, and pharmaceutical industries. Commencement of phycological research requires isolation of most promising algal strains with correct morpho-taxonomic identification. O...
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The L2 language teaching tradition has been exposed to tremendous changes, especially throughout the twentieth century. Perhaps more than any other discipline, this tradition has been practiced, in various adaptations, in language classrooms all around the world for centuries. In the Western world, in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, foreign lan...
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St. Martin’s Island is one of the unreached areas for the field of ecology, phycology and biodiversity research in global perspective. This study explored the present status of avaiable seaweeds and water physico-chemical properties through three locations (ST.1, ST.2 and ST.3) of the island. A total of 51 seaweed species were listed under 3 major...
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Bagaimana menganalisis hubungan aspek desain visual suatu piktogram yang disebut sebagai emoji berdasarkan prinsip dasar elemen desain komunikasi visual di dalam bersosialisasi media remaja di kota Jakarta. Elemen dasar komunikasi visual merupakan sebuah pendekatan untuk mengenal piktogram dari bentuk, warna, garis, huruf, dan tekstur. Setiap pikto...
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This research was designed to find out the effect of different factors such as influence of lunar cycle, harvesting interval, rope type and seeding gap on the production of G. tenuistipitata in coast of Cox's Bazar. Duration of these experiments were sixty days and all the parameters were recorded fortnightly. Monitoring of water quality parameters...
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The purpose of this study was to understand the differences between male and female motivations and experiences of being football referee. A semi-structure qualitative interview was made to eighth football referees (4 male and 4 female) with ages between 19 and 27 years (23.4±3.10). The participants were refereeing regional and national Portuguese...
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The sequential meal pattern has recently received more attention because it reflects a phycological diet style for human beings. The present study investigated the effects of the second lipid meal on lymphatic lipid absorption and transport in adult rats following a previous lipid meal. Using the well-established lymph fistula model, we found that...
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The L2 language teaching tradition has been exposed to tremendous changes, especially throughout the twentieth century. Perhaps more than any other discipline, this tradition has been practiced, in various adaptations, in language classrooms all around the world for centuries. In the Western world, in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, foreign lan...
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Stressful life situations can generate chronic symptomatology, so it is of great concern to analyze preventive strategies. Psychological debriefing is an intervention for acute trauma, which verbalizes perceptions, thoughts, and emotions experienced during a recent traumatic event. The evidence surrounding its efficacy is controversial. This articl...
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Abstract— Human emotions are precious and it directly exposes the mental wellbeing of the human beings. Understanding the real emotion of the peoples creates clue for many decisions making in critical situations. With recent enhancements in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning, affective computing becomes an interesting area of...
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Initiation and continuation of healthy relationships among youth critical for the long-term wellbeing of the youth. Present socio-cultural environment presents numerous pitfalls which inhibit such relationships. Aim of this qualitative investigation was to describe the current status, trends and patterns of love affairs, dating and sexual behaviour...
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Algae  Algology : Algae logy Phycology: Phykos seaweeds logy science  Algae: Are thallophytes (plants lacking roots, stems, Leaves, Flowers and Fruits) that have chlorophyll(a)as their primary photosynthetic pigment and lack a sterile covering of cells around the reproductive cells.
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The crude methanolic extract, ethyl acetate and butanolic fractions, tannins, saponins and polysaccharides of the marine brown alga, Padina pavonica, growing on the Algerian Mediterranean Coast were measured for antioxidant activity, using total antioxidant capacity (TAC), reducing power and 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical scavenging a...
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Streptophytes are one of the major groups of the green lineage (Chloroplastida or Viridiplantae). During one billion years of evolution, streptophytes have radiated into an astounding diversity of uni- and multicellular green algae as well as land plants. Most divergent from land plants is a clade formed by Mesostigmatophyceae, Spirotaenia spp. and...
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As robots become ever more sophisticated, ubiquitous, and continue to permeate into our everyday life, an important agenda for future studies will be to design and evaluate robots that can adapt its expressions based on user characteristics in real-time and study their effect on perception of the user. To explore the effective expression in human–r...
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Phycobiliproteins are gaining popularity as long-term, high-value natural products which can be alternatives to synthetic products. This study analyzed research trends of phycobiliproteins from 1909 to 2020 using a bibliometric approach based on the Scopus database. The current findings showed that phycobiliprotein is a burgeoning field in terms of...
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A comprehensive statistical evaluation of Utah Lake’s phytoplankton assemblages is necessary to understand ecosystem function, ecological interactions, water quality, and to develop relevant food web and watershed models. This technical report builds on our present knowledge of temporal patterns of phytoplankton assemblages in Utah Lake using data...
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This contribution is part of a series that aims to disseminate good taxonomic practices among phycologists. In this paper, we address the use of the correct name, instead of the widespread practice of using a valid name to cite taxonomically accepted names. Some related concepts, present in the Code, are mentioned, such as: the legitimate name, val...
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Morphology of Watanabea lichenicola Chiva, Dumitru, Bordenave & Barreno isolated from Buellia zoharyi lichen species. Left, micrograph of mature cells by transmission electron microscopy; upper right, light micrograph of W. lichenicola; Lower right, confocal reconstruction of mature chloroplast.
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The L2 language teaching tradition has been exposed to tremendous changes, especially throughout the twentieth century. Perhaps more than any other discipline, this tradition has been practiced, in various adaptations, in language classrooms all around the world for centuries. In the Western world, in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, foreign lan...
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The genomic era continues to revolutionize our understanding about the evolution of biodiversity. In phycology, emphasis remains on assembling nuclear and organellar genomes, leaving the full potential of genomic datasets to answer long standing questions about the evolution of biodiversity largely unexplored. Here, we used Whole Genome Sequencing...
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In recent years, to facilitate communication and reduce stress in office workers, some companies have set up break rooms in their office. On the other hand, there are reports that greening of offices reduce stress in office workers and greening in the break room is considered to be effective for preventing stress. Regarding the greening of break ro...
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The main object of this study is to evaluate the psychological status of chronic pain patients (CPP) and describe the characteristics and frequency of psychological disorders of CPP. Two hundred sixty-three patients with complaints of chronic pain longer than 1 year and fifty healthy volunteers were included in the study. Patients with cancer were...
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Frequent water analysis is required to discover pollutants, describe water characteristics, and create a database for the water type that must be cleansed and treated in order to generate healthy water and, as a result, determine the best treatment method. In this regard, the goal of this research was to evaluate the overall physicochemical, phycol...
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FIRST REPORT OF CYSTOSEIRA AURANTIA (SARGASSACEAE, FUCOPHYCEAE) FROM THE LAGOON OF STRUNJAN (GULF OF TRIESTE, NORTHERN ADRIATIC) Claudio BATTELLI Frane Marušič 4, 6310 Izola, Slovenia e-mail: claudio.battelli@guest.arnes.si Marcello CATRA Laboratory of Phycology, Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Cata...
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Virtual measurement workflow (VMW) was a generic data mining method developed in this study. It was used to extract tree information from archived point clouds under limited conditions by applying virtual measurements in virtual reality. As an example of how to use VMW for a specific topic, the VMW implementation of light condition measurement was...
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What are the implications of social networks in influencing perceptions and promoting public personas? Can emotions be harnessed as mere commodities, and if so, is the digital realm a tool or a commander in the practice of Public Diplomacy? This article aims to understand the relationship between emotional commodification and social media, and to a...
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During the past decade, phycological research in the Seaflower International Biosphere Reserve has revealed a much more diverse marine flora than historically appreciated. This work aims to contribute to the knowledge of macroalgal biodiversity in the Archipelago of San Andres, Old Providence and Saint Cataline, Colombian Caribbean, adding 11 new r...
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Cultivation and Photophysiological Characteristics of Desmids in Moderately Saline Aquaculture Wastewater
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Ever since philosophers argued what drives people in a certain direction in their behavior and motivation. From the start of the motivation theory as a part of phycology and later as part of labor management, scholars tried to explain the reason of a certain behavior and consequently the possible interactions on the workplace in order to direct and...
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Generally, the benthic aquatic macroalgae is not well-known in the west coast of Algeria. In this study, a revised checklist of macroalgae of algerian west coast with an updated nomenclature and taxonomy has been update. Using currently accepted names, 22 species and infraspecific taxa of macroalgae have been identified , including Chlorophyta (3or...
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We present a checklist with 23 taxa of the benthic phycological flora on three beaches on the northeast coast of Pará state, in the Brazilian Amazon, a rarely surveyed area for algae. Collections were made on substrates like rocky outcrops at Salinópolis municipality, and on trunks, branches and pneumatophores of Laguncularia racemosa and artificia...
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Adaptive phyconomy supports holistic, sustainable marine ecoscape development as a component of integrated coastal area management (ICAM). Phyconomy is the branch of applied phycology that comprises systems of art, science and technology applied to production systems that yield crops of algae. Through the macroalgae known as “seaweeds”, farmers tur...
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Brazil has 10.959 km of coastline which includes three ecoregions based on the biogeographic system, exhibiting a wide range of environments that favor the occurrence of numerous cyanobacterial morpho- and ecotypes. These organisms have a great adaptive capacity, which explains their occupancy in numerous environments and the high diversification o...
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We present results of revision based on our personal data and reports published from 1889 to 2020 on the red algal species composition from the Commander Islands. The general list includes 150 species. Six species are reported for the first time, including Phymatolithon lamii, Neoabbottiella valentinae, Callophyllis beringensis, Kallymeniopsis verr...
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Recent researches have investigated walking exercise adequately, but most of the interventions were in self-selected walking mode and lack of post-intervention follow-up. The aim of the study is to explore the cognitive feedbacks from volunteers who participated in a structured 4-week aerobic walking intervention with regards to sleep quality, stre...
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The harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation have increased the demand for new sources of UV photoprotectants to develop cosmetic and skin care products. In this study, a filamentous cyanobacterial strain was isolated from the topsoil collected in an arid and exposed region in Chetimari, Niger. On the basis of 16S rDNA sequences, the isolated...
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The Brazilian environmental, economic, and social conditions for the long-term establishment of mass culture of microalgae for either biofuel production or greenhouse gases (GHG) abatement are described in detail. A brief historical introduction of the microalgal biotechnology is presented followed by a compilation of Brazilian published research w...
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Protothecosis refers to disease of humans and animals caused by infection with fungus-like, colourless microalgae of the genus Prototheca. Although protothecosis remains an uncommon infection, increasing numbers of human and animal cases are being diagnosed worldwide. This review summarises major new findings in basic science (sequencing analyses o...
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Building on a summary of how turbulence influences biological systems, we reviewed key phytoplankton-turbulence laboratory experiments (after Peters and Redondo in Scientia Marina: Lectures on plankton and turbulence, International Centre for Coastal Resources, Barcelona, 1997) and Peters and Marrasé (Marine Ecology Progress Series 205:291–306, 200...
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A review of bibliography and the study of pressed specimens kept in specialized herbaria (Phycological collections of the Benigno Roman Oceanography Museum, La Salle Fundation, Island of Margarita; and the Venezuela Oceanography Institute, Cumaná) provided the bases to streamline the register of Cyanobacteria and macroalgae of Cumaná (Sucre state,...
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Phenomena of conflicts among students are on the rise everywhere in the world. According to a new report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNCEF), half of the world’s teenagers experience peer violence and bullying in and around the school. School violence affects learning and has a negative effect on students, schools, and the broader commu...
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Background: Patients with cancer are particularly vulnerable to stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing is critical for patients with cancer, yet this can also reduce access to psychosocial coping resources. Objective: This study aimed to explore patient experiences to generate a model of how virtual mind-body programs...
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HCV (Hepatitis C Virus) decreases Health-Related Quality of Life with detriments to physical, mental and social health domains. Interferon and Ribavirin treatment is associated with depression and anxiety that further impairs HRQoL (Health- Related Quality of Life). IFN-free (interferon-free) regimes (Direct Acting Antivirals, DAAs) are safe and hi...
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This review provides a comprehensive and integrated image of the application of pesticides to This review provides a comprehensive and integrated image of the application of pesticides to plants and their impact on metabolism and development. Agrochemicals aimed at increasing crop yields and protecting crops from pests were introduced decades ago....
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The rising interest in harmful cyanoprokaryote blooms promotes an increase of phycological and ecological research on potentially toxic species and their hazardous substances. The present study aimed to identify the main microcystin (MC) producers and their contribution to the phytoplankton of shallow waterbodies in Bulgaria, applying different met...
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Background:Over last few decades, obesity has become a serious point of concern. The prevalence rate is continuously rising both in the developed and developing countries. Obesity not only has phycological effect on the individuals but is also associated with an increased risk of developing range of metabolic, cardiovascular, and liver disorders. O...
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The aim of this study is to compile a catalogue of phyclogical papers from Bosnia and Herzegovina published during the period 1894-2019. In addition to the catalogue, another specific goal is setting up an electronic database of the above-mentioned scientific papers. A total of 76 original scientific papers in the field of phycology were published...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to identify the effect of multi-modal therapies that combined physical and psychological therapies for kinesiophobia caused by musculoskeletal disorders compared with uni-modal therapy of only phycological therapy or psychological therapy. The search terms and their logical connector were as following:...
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Abstract: Terrorism at the highest point of extremism is the final process of radicalising, zealotry, theocracy and anti-authentical codification. However, this process solely cannot pursue its goal. A firm paradigm is needed to support the extremist's resistance desire for 'jihad' as its challengers are intense. In fact, the paradigm must incline...
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The herbarium collections are sub-collections of the Finnish Museum of Natural History Luomus that manages national natural history collections, as referred to in the Universities Act. The general collections policy defines the overall principles and guidelines concerning the collections practices. The sub-collections policies specify its guideline...