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Oryza

Oryza is a genus of plants in the grass family. It includes the major food crop rice. Members of the genus grow as wetland grasses, growing to 1 -- 2 m tall. Oryza is situated in tribe Oryzeae, characterized morphologically by its single-flowered spikelets whose glumes are completely suppressed. In Oryza, two sterile lemma simulate glumes; the tribe Oryzeae is in subfamily Ehrhartoideae, a group of Poaceae tribes with certain features of internal leaf anatomy in common. The most distinctive leaf characteristics of this subfamily are the arm cells and fusoid cells found in their leaves. Inside the genus Oryza, species can be divided by their genomes types, they include the diploid AA of cultivated rice, BB, CC, EE, FF and GG as well as the tetraploid BBCC, CCDD, HHJJ, HHKK and KKLL. Species of the same genome type cross while hybridizing different types requires techniques like embryo rescue. One species, Asian rice, is a food crop of major global importance; the species are divided into two subgroups within the genus.

Over 300 names have been proposed for species and other infraspecific taxa within the genus. Published sources disagree as to; the following follows the World Checklist maintained by Kew Garden in London. Oryza australiensis – Australia Oryza barthii – tropical Africa Oryza brachyantha – tropical Africa Oryza coarctata – India, Bangladesh, Myanmar Oryza eichingeri – tropical Africa, Sri Lanka Oryza glaberrima – African rice – tropical Africa Oryza grandiglumis – Brazil, Venezuela, Fr Guiana, Peru, Bolivia Oryza latifoliaLatin America + West Indies from Sinaloa + Cuba to Argentina Oryza longiglumis – New Guinea Oryza longistaminataMadagascar, tropical + southern Africa Oryza meyeriana – China, Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia Oryza minuta – Himalayas, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Northern Territory of Australia Oryza neocaledonicaNew Caledonia Oryza officinalis – China, Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia Oryza punctata – Madagascar, tropical + southern Africa Oryza ridleyi – Southeast Asia, New Guinea Oryza rufipogon – brownbeard or red rice – China, Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia Oryza sativa – Asian rice – China, Japan, Southeast Asia.

Raúl Gañán

Raúl Gañán Bermúdez is a Spanish retired professional footballer who played as a right back. Over the course of nine seasons, he appeared in 285 Segunda División games with Salamanca. In La Liga he competed with Alavés. Born in Bilbao, Biscay, Gañán started with hometown's Athletic Bilbao, but never made it past its reserves, his professional debuts were made with lowly Barakaldo CF in the Basque region, in Segunda División B. Gañán spent three years with Deportivo Alavés on the verge of La Liga and European consolidation. However, barred by Cosmin Contra and Delfí Geli in successive seasons, he could never establish himself in the starting XI. In 2001, Gañán joined UD Salamanca in the second level, being an undisputed starter from the beginning – incidentally, in the year he appeared in the fewest games, 17 in the 2004–05 campaign, the team was relegated, but promoted in the next year – going on to amass more than 300 official appearances for the Castile and León side. Aged nearly 36, after again having contributed to Salamanca's staying in division two, Gañán returned to his native region, signing for SD Eibar in the third tier.

AlavésUEFA Cup: Runner-up 2000–01SalamancaSegunda División B: 2005–06 Raúl Gañán at BDFutbol Raúl Gañán at Soccerway

List of Yu Yu Hakusho chapters

The YuYu Hakusho manga was written and drawn by Yoshihiro Togashi and was published by Shueisha in the Japanese-language magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump. The series concentrates on the adventures of young delinquent Yusuke Urameshi, who after his death becomes a Spirit Detective, the protector of the Living World against supernatural threats; the manga consists of 19 tankōbon. An anime adaptation of the series of 112 television episodes was directed by Noriyuki Abe and co-produced by Fuji Television, Yomiko Advertising, Studio Pierrot. In August 2004, the Japanese publishers of YuYu Hakusho released the kanzenban edition; each kanzenban volume features a new cover. The kanzenban release of the series is 15 volumes long, with two coming out monthly; the YuYu Hakusho manga is serialized in North America by Viz Media in the American Shonen Jump magazine. The first volume was released on May 13, 2003, the last on March 2, 2010; as of 2013, VIZ has started to adapt the volumes to a digital format as part of their digital manga releases, completed in 2014.

Official YuYu Hakusho manga site from Viz Media YuYu Hakusho Kanzenban manga official site

N2pc

N2pc refers to an ERP component linked to selective attention. The N2pc appears over visual cortex contralateral to the location in space to which subjects are attending; this characteristic makes it a useful tool for directly measuring the general direction of a person's attention with fine-grained temporal resolution. Luck and Hillyard first observed the N2pc while seeking to document electrophysiological correlates of focused attention during visual search using ERPs. Subjects viewed arrays containing 4-12 items, one of, a target on 50% of trials. Compared to the waveform over cortex ipsilateral to the target, experimenters observed a greater negative deflection of the ERP waveform at 200 ms after the stimulus at posterior sites contralateral to the side of the screen subjects attended; the N2pc first received its name from Luck and Hillyard, who named the component after its characteristic features. The "N" denotes a negative polarity; the experimenters explored what factors would modulate the N2pc using a visual search paradigm in which subjects had to report the presence of a target object in a display.

They confirmed that the N2pc appeared contralateral to attended stimuli, furthermore found that it did not appear when subjects saw only one object at a time or had to spread their attention over all the items in the display. These data led the experimenters to believe the N2pc corresponds to a filtering process that occurs whenever people focus attention on one object while ignoring others; the component's name, N2pc, abbreviates its characteristics. The component belongs to the family of N2 ERP components, a negative deflection in the ERP waveform at a latency of 200-300 ms following a stimulus; the "pc" stands for "posterior-contralateral", describing the topographic distribution of the component. It appears as a greater negativity at posterior electrode sites contralateral to the attended side of the visual field relative to ipsilateral electrode sites. For example, when a person pays attention to something in the left side of the visual field, an N2pc appears as a greater negativity over the right posterior areas of the brain than the left.

MEG has been used to localize the N2pc to lateral extrastriate cortex and inferotemporal visual areas, such as V4. The N2pc can be used flexibly in nearly any task in which one would like to study the direction and time course of selective attention. However, researchers have used the N2pc in visual search paradigms to study the deployment of attention over time and test hypotheses of parallel and serial models of visual search; the first experiments to investigate the N2pc used a visual search paradigm in which subjects reported the presence or absence of a pre-defined target in a display containing one "oddball" stimulus that differed on a single feature from a uniform background of items. The oddball stimuli would "pop out" and attract attention, but were not targets; as a result, experimenters knew where subjects directed attention, but could manipulate factors orthogonal to the location of attention, such as low-level features or probability of the target appearing. The pop-out oddball would generate an N2pc, as it received focused attention, while stimulus characteristics modulated the amplitude and latency of the component.

Subsequent investigation into the N2pc manipulated the number of items in the array and found that a display with as few as two objects elicits the component. Because an object cannot "pop out" and attract attention in a two-item display, experimenters concluded that the N2pc must reflect top-down, controlled processes of directing attention; the same study demonstrated that the N2pc does not only occur when attending to visual features, but semantic features as well. In one experiment, subjects had to respond to the words "left" and "right" while ignoring the color words "white" and "brown." In this case of semantically defined targets, subjects demonstrated an N2pc contralateral to the target word. Together, these results have provided strong evidence that the N2pc reflects the location of covert, consciously directed attention; the prototypical visual search paradigm for eliciting an N2pc component has subjects attend and respond to a target stimulus to the left or right of fixation. Unlike regular visual search experiments, two major criteria most hold when attempting to measure N2pc response.

First, the stimuli should be identical in all conditions, the experimenter should only manipulate instructions for directing attention across conditions. Second, the target should be easy to find via "pop-out." The goal is to minimize the variability in search times and N2pc latency, resulting in a much clearer signal when the waveforms are averaged together over multiple trials. An example experiment for eliciting the N2pc that follows the critical principles above might proceed as follows: Subjects see an array of upright and inverted T's. One T is red, one T is green, but the rest are black. Subjects are told to attend to either the

Barrancas National Cemetery

Barrancas National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located at Naval Air Station Pensacola, in the city of Pensacola, Florida. It encompasses 94.9 acres, as of the end of 2005, had 32,643 interments. The area has been used as a burial ground since the construction of Fort Barrancas. In 1838 it was established as a United States Navy cemetery. During the Civil War, Pensacola was hotly contested, as it was considered to be the best port for access to the Gulf of Mexico. Numerous soldiers on both sides were interred in the cemetery after falling in combat, or dying in nearby hospitals. After the war, in 1868, Barrancas was made a National Cemetery and many other nearby makeshift burial grounds were disinterred and relocated to Barrancas. In each year, 1944, 1950, 1986, 1990, more area was transferred from NAS Pensacola to expand the facilities for the cemetery. Barrancas National Cemetery has a monument honoring those soldiers, it was erected in 1884 by the Marine Guard of the Pensacola Navy Yard.

Colonel George E. "Bud" Day, USAF, Former POW and Medal of Honor recipient for action in the Vietnam War. Commander Clyde Everett Lassen, USN, Medal of Honor recipient for action in the Vietnam War. Major Stephen W. Pless, USMC, Medal of Honor recipient for action in the Vietnam War. Staff Sergeant Clifford Chester Sims, USA, Medal of Honor recipient for action in the Vietnam War. Colonel Arthur D. Simons, USA, Special Forces commander and leader of the Sơn Tây raid Vice admiral Dick H. Guinn, USN, World War II veteran and Navy Cross recipient. Former Chief of Naval Personnel. Major General William L. McKittrick, USMC, Marine Aviator during World War II. General Joe W. Kelly, USAF, former commander of Military Air Transport Service from 1960 to 1964. Admiral Maurice F. Weisner, USN, former commander of US Pacific Command from 1976 to 1979. "Ga-Ah", one of the many wives of the Apache Indian Geronimo, who died of Bright's disease while being held captive. 17 casualties of the Second Seminole War.

10 British aviators killed during training at the Naval Air Station during World War II. United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration Barrancas National Cemetery Barrancas National Cemetery, records of burials Photos of Barrancas National Cemetery Historic American Landscapes Survey No. FL-1, "Barrancas National Cemetery, Naval Air Station, 80 Hovey Road, Escambia County, Florida", 38 photos, 4 photo caption pages Historic American Buildings Survey No. FL-388, "U. S. Naval Air Station, Barrancas National Cemetery, Superintendent's Lodge, Intersection of Hovey & Duncan Roads, Escambia County, Florida", 6 photos, 5 data pages, 1 photo caption page

Ministry of Education and Training (Vietnam)

The Ministry of Education and Training is the government ministry responsible for the governance of general/academic education and higher education in Vietnam. Vocational Education is controlled by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Ministry offices are located on Co Dai Viet street. In the Vietnamese system, MoET is responsible for the'professional' performance and regulation of educational institutions under it, but not for ownership or finance, except for the major public universities. Ownership and administrative/financial responsibility for the bulk of educational institutions, including all school-level general education, falls under Provinces or Districts, which have substantial autonomy on many budgetary decisions under the Vietnamese constitution; some institutions are controlled by other central ministries, although at higher education levels. The Ministry maintains provincial-level departments, under which there are district offices, central departments. Central departments of note include: Science and Technology Activities in Education and Training Information and Communication Technology Centre National Institute for Education Strategy and Curriculum Development Education Publishing House Educational Equipment Company No. 1 Colleges and universities under the maintenance of the Ministry of Education and Training include: Hanoi University of Science and Technology College of Social Labour College of Chemicals Ho Chi Minh City College of Marketing College of Mining Engineering Ho Chi Minh City Procuratorial College University of Trade Unions Institute of Journalism and Propaganda Hanoi University of Education No.2 Hanoi National University of Education Quy Nhon University of Education Ho Chi Minh City Technical Teacher Training University Banking University, Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi Open University Phuong Dong University Van Lang University Hung Vuong University Education in Vietnam List of universities in Vietnam Vocational schools of the Ministry of Industry Ministry of Transport schools and colleges Ministry of Education and Training National Institute for Education Strategy and Curriculum Development at Ministry site Education Publishing House and list of subsidiaries, at Ministry site