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APG III system

The APG III system of flowering plant classification is the third version of a modern molecular-based, system of plant taxonomy being developed by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. Published in 2009, it was superseded in 2016 by the APG IV system. Along with the publication outlining the new system, there were two accompanying publications in the same issue of the Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society; the first, by Chase & Reveal, was a formal phylogenetic classification of all land plants, compatible with the APG III classification. As the APG have chosen to eschew ranks above order, this paper was meant to fit the system into the existing Linnaean hierarchy for those that prefer such a classification; the result was that all land plants were placed in the class Equisetopsida, divided into 16 subclasses and a multitude of superorders. The second, by Haston et al. was a linear sequence of families following the APG III system. This provided a numbered list to the 413 families of APG III. A linear sequence is of particular use to herbarium curators and those working on floristic works wishing to arrange their taxa according to APG III.

The APG III system recognized all of the 45 orders of the previous system, as well as 14 new ones. The order Ceratophyllales was erroneously marked as a new order, as it had been recognized in both of the previous APG systems; the newly recognized orders were: Amborellales, Chloranthales, Trochodendrales, Vitales, Picramniales, Berberidopsidales, Escalloniales and Paracryphiales. The designation of alternative "bracketed families" was abandoned in APG III, because its inclusion in the previous system had been unpopular. APG III recognized 413 families, 43 fewer than in the previous system. Forty-four of the 55 "bracketed families" were discontinued, 20 other families were discontinued as well; the discontinued bracketed families were: Illiciaceae, Agapanthaceae, Aphyllanthaceae, Hesperocallidaceae, Laxmanniaceae, Themidaceae, Hemerocallidaceae, Fumariaceae, Pteridophyllaceae, Tetracentraceae, Hypseocharitaceae, Memecylaceae, Rhoipteleaceae, Quiinaceae, Turneraceae, Bretschneideraceae, Cochlospermaceae, Tetradiclidaceae, Ternstroemiaceae, Aucubaceae, Lobeliaceae, Diervillaceae, Linnaeaceae and Valerianaceae.

The other discontinued families were: Limnocharitaceae, Sparganiaceae, Ledocarpaceae, Psiloxylaceae, Rhynchocalycaceae, Maesaceae, Theophrastaceae, Polyosmaceae, Sphenostemonaceae, Aralidiaceae and Melanophyllaceae.21 families were accepted in the APG III system which had not been in the previous system, a few families were moved to a different position. The newly recognized families are: Cynomoriaceae, Petermanniaceae, Limeaceae, Montiaceae, Anacampserotaceae, Calophyllaceae, Gerrardinaceae, Capparidaceae, Cytinaceae, Metteniusaceae and Thomandersiaceae; the number of families not placed in any order was reduced from 39 to 10. Apodanthaceae and Cynomoriaceae were placed among the angiosperms, incertae sedis, that is, not in any group within the angiosperms. Eight other families were placed incertae sedis in various supra-ordinal groups within the angiosperms; the families not placed in any order were: Apodanthaceae, Dasypogonaceae, Dilleniaceae, Metteniusaceae, Oncothecaceae and Boraginaceae.

The paragraph below shows the number of families in each order and the placement of those families that were not included in any order. These figures were produced by counting the families in the text of the paper that established APG III. ORDERS: Amborellales, Austrobaileyales, Canellales, Magnoliales, Acorales, Petrosaviales, Pandanales, Asparagales, Poales, Zingiberales, Ranunculales, Trochodendrales, Gunnerales, Vitales, Celastrales, Malpighiales, Rosales, Cucurbitales, Myrtales, Picramniales, Huerteales, Malvales, Berberidopsidales, Caryophyllales, Ericales, Gentianales, Lamiales, Asterales, Bruniales, Paracryphiales, Dipsacales. SUPRA-ORDINAL GROUPS: commelinids, basal eudicots, lamiids incertae sedis, core lamiids, angiosperms incertae sedis; the circumscription of the family Icacinaceae remains doubtful. Apodytes and its close relative, Rhaphiostylis, as well as Emmotum, a few other genera were provisionally retained within it until further studies can determine whether they properly belong there.

Three genera were placed within the angiosperms incertae sedis. Gumillea had been unplaced in APG II. Nicobariodendron and Petenaea were newly added to the list; the latter was placed into its

Tumansky M-90

The Tumansky M-90 was a prototype Soviet radial engine designed before World War II. It proved unreliable and incapable of reaching its designed output and was cancelled in 1944; the M-90 began development in the spring of 1939 under the leadership of S. K. Tumansky as a coupled version of the 9-cylinder Gnome-Rhône 9K, built under license as the M-75. After E. V. Urmin assumed leadership of the project, the cylinder-piston group of the Tumansky M-88 was adopted, although the cylinder ribbing area was increased; the layout of the engine was completed by 15 August 1939 and the engineering drawing by 15 October. The first prototype began bench tests on 29 November 1939. A total of five prototypes were built in 1939 and another five in 1940, they could not reach the engine's specified power output and suffered from broken crankshafts, pinion shafts and crankcase covers. Production had been planned to begin in 1941, but this was postponed while further development work continued. More prototypes were built between 1941 and 1943 and the engine began its state acceptance tests in December 1943.

It failed the tests and was cancelled in early 1944. Data from Kotelnikov, Russian Aero Piston Engines Type: 18-cylinder, two-row, radial engine Bore: 146 mm Stroke: 165 mm Supercharger: two-speed, geared Power output: 1,750 hp Comparable engines Alfa Romeo 135 BMW 802 Fiat A.82 Gnome-Rhône 18L Nakajima HomareRelated lists List of aircraft engines Kotelnikov, Vladimir. Russian Piston Aero Engines. Marborough, Wiltshire: Crowood Press Ltd. ISBN 1-86126-702-9

ABA Journal

The ABA Journal is a monthly legal trade magazine and the flagship publication of the American Bar Association. It claims to be "read by half of the nation's 1 million lawyers every month", it is now complemented online by a full-featured website, and its various enewsletters and apps. In 1908, the Annual Bulletin was founded by the Comparative Law Bureau of the American Bar Association; the first comparative law journal in the U. S. it surveyed legal literature. Circulated to all ABA members, it ran from 1908 to 1914 and was absorbed in 1915 by the ABA's newly formed Journal. In 1915, the American Bar Association Journal was founded as a quarterly magazine. Published by the ABA, it ran under this title from January 1915 to December 1983, for volume 1 to 69. Quarterly from 1915 to 1920, it became monthly in 1921. In January 1984, it was renamed ABA Journal for volume 70 onwards. Subtitled "The Lawyer's Magazine", it stayed monthly in May 1986 became 15 issues a year in June 1999 became monthly again.

In 2007, the print circulation was 375,045. From 2012 to the end of 2017, the executive editor and publisher was Allen Pusey. In Feb. 2018, Molly McDonough, was named publisher. In 1996, an online complement to the Journal appeared on the ABA website; this original version had monthly updates providing the current Journal's cover and table of contents, as well as online copies of some selected articles, rising through various design changes from about 3 per month in 1996 to about 15 per month in 2000, to about 30 per month with the January 2001 new look announcing "Soon, every story in the print edition will be available online." In 1999, the domain name had been registered and set as a redirect to the ABA website's Journal home. In January 2002, the site had a major redesign in form and content under editor and publisher Danial J. Kim; the site's logo was updated to show "" as official web address. In addition to the full monthly magazine, it featured daily updates and a weekly email newsletter called the eReport.

Around this time, the whole collection of the first Journal was made available on the subscription website HeinOnline. On July 23, 2007, the site was relaunched under editor and publisher Edward A. Adams in a Web 2.0 version. Subtitled "Law News Now", it features breaking legal news updated daily and analysis from more than 2,000 legal blogs, as well as a free archive of the full-text magazine since its January 2004 issue, with a search engine. Technically, the magazine is now hosted directly on the web address. Bitter Lawyer Annual Report of the American Bar Association for 1915 at the Internet Archive — Comments on Bulletin being merged into the new Journal. – official website ABA Journal at JSTOR

Dan Hicken

Daniel Patrick "Dan" Hicken has been a television sports news anchor in Jacksonville, Florida for over thirty years for two different broadcasting groups. Hicken graduated from the University of Florida, his first job in television was an internship with 12 News on WTLV in Jacksonville after college graduation. He rose at the station, becoming a sports producer in 1986, weekend sports anchor two years then sports director in 1991 after six years at WTLV. Hicken reports on big local events, such as The Players Championship, Jacksonville Jaguars games and the Daytona 500, he travels to national events with a Florida connection including National Championship games for both the Gators and Seminoles. On radio, he hosts "The Drill" between 7am and 10am on WJXL. Hicken's contract with First Coast News expired on May 31, 2013 and because they could not agree on the terms of a new contract, Hicken left the station and accepted a position with Jacksonville stations WJAX-TV and WFOX-TV. However, his prior contract contained a non-compete clause which prohibited him from appearing on-air for six months, so he spent his time writing and developing sports stories until Thanksgiving had passed.

On March 16, 2003, Dan wed a special education teacher in Jacksonville. He has 3 children: Drew with his previous wife, Donna Deegan, his community affiliations include the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation which provides money to help the families of children with leukemia. Dan participates in or MCs numerous benefit golf tournaments and charity events each year. Hicken was recognized for his sports knowledge and reputation by being selected as a voting sports journalist for the Heisman Trophy, he won a regional Emmy for his series on Jacksonville's quest for an NFL team, an award for the best sportscast in the state in 1992. He received the 2008 Best Sportscast 1st place WTLV/WJXX "Sports Final", the 3rd place Sports Feature/Commentary – Television: Desire Street at the 2006 Sunshine State Awards, he has been honored by Folio Weekly as Jacksonville's Best Sportscaster

Giorgos Mygas

Giorgos Mygas is a Greek professional footballer who plays as a right back for Super League 2 club Levadiakos. Mygas began his career with the youth club of Panetolikos, he made his first-team debut on 29 September 2012, playing against Kalloni for the 2012–13 Greek Football League. On 27 May 2016, Panetolikos extended the player's contract which expired in the summer of 2017. On 7 January 2019, Zagłębie Sosnowiec announced the signing for a six months' period of the Greek defender, as club's coach Valdas Ivanauskas convinced of a long list of the player's strengths like good reception, effective one-on-one game, dynamics, precise centering in full gear and unforced offensive qualities. Profile at Giorgos Mygas at Soccerway

University of Tennessee Agriculture Farm Mound

The UTK Agriculture Farm Mound site is an archaeological site on the agriculture campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. The site is a burial mound made by people of the Woodland period, has been dated as early as ca. 644 AD. Today, the site is a landmark on the UTK campus and is listed in the National Register for Historic Places; the site is located at the Agricultural Campus at the corner of Joe Johnson Chapman Drive. In 2011, a garden was built around the site to protect it from "construction damage" and attract interest and attention to the mound; the design of the garden was developed by Hendrik van de Werken and Don Williams, professors of Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design at UT, was revised by Sam Rogers, an associate professor in the Department of Plant Sciences. The president of the Tennessee Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, Fred Allen, proposed the project to the UT Chapter in 2008 "as a long term service project to enhance the educational opportunities and aesthetic beauty of the site".

Project directors enlisted the help of Tribal Historic Preservation. Principal Chief Michell Hicks attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony, elder Mertyl Driver blessed the site. According to the UT Institute of Agriculture, "The goal of the project is to honor the Native American tradition dating back to 644 A. D. when the Woodland People used burial mounds as a way of burying and honoring their deceased." The mound is considered a valuable piece of the UT Gardens. Mound builder Earthwork “Activities and Projects: Indian Mound Adopt-a-Spot”, Gamma Sigma Delta, Retrieved November 18, 2012 Fielder, George F. Archaeological Survey with Emphasis on Prehistoric Sites of The Oak Ridge Reservation Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Research Library, Retrieved November 18, 2012 Media Advisory, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, June 13, 2011 “Preservation of Works: Mayor’s Task Force on Historic Preservation”, City of Knoxville, Retrieved November 18, 2012 “Ribbon Cutting held at UT’s Native American Mound Garden”, Cherokee One Feather, June 22, 2011 “UT and Cherokee Officials Dedicate Native American Interpretive Garden on Agriculture Campus”, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, June 23, 2011 National Register of Historic Places - Agriculture Farm Mound