A primordium in embryology, is an organ or tissue in its earliest recognizable stage of development. Cells of the primordium are called primordial cells. A primordium is the simplest set of cells capable of triggering growth of the would-be organ and the initial foundation from which an organ is able to grow. In flowering plants, a floral primordium gives rise to a flower. Although it is a used term in plant biology, the word is used in describing the biology of all multicellular organisms Plants produce both leaf and flower primordia cells at the shoot apical meristem. Primordium development in plants is critical to the proper positioning and development of plant organs and cells; the process of primordium development is intricately regulated by a set of genes that affect the positioning and differentiation of the primordium. Genes including STM and CUC are involved in defining the borders of the newly formed primordium; the plant hormone auxin has been implicated in this process, with the new primordium being initiated at the placenta, where the auxin concentration is highest.
There is still much to understand about the genes involved in primordium development. Leaf primordia are groups of cells; these new leaves resemble knobby outgrowths or inverted cones. Flower primordia are the little buds. Flower primordia start off as a crease or indentation and form into a bulge; this bulging is caused by less anisotropic, or directionally dependent, growth. Anlage Morphogenesis Primordial phallus List of biological development disorders
So Fresh: The Hits of Winter 2003 is a compilation album composed of songs that were popular at the time of release. The album sold less copies than the other So Fresh albums released in the same year, but was still certified 2x Platinum. T. A. T.u. – "All the Things She Said" Christina Aguilera – "Fighter" Delta Goodrem – "Lost Without You" Justin Timberlake – "Cry Me a River" Jay-Z featuring Beyoncé – "'03 Bonnie & Clyde" Jennifer Lopez featuring LL Cool J – "All I Have" Amiel – "Lovesong" Dixie Chicks – "Landslide" Avril Lavigne – "I'm with You" Ja Rule featuring Ashanti – "Mesmerize" Kelly Rowland – "Can't Nobody" Candice Alley – "Falling" Rogue Traders vs. INXS – "One of My Kind" Saffron Hill featuring Ben Onono – "My Love is Always" Grinspoon – "Don't Change" Busted – "What I Go to School For" Shakaya – "The Way You Make Me Feel" Macy Gray – "When I See You" Shawn Desman – "Get Ready" Sarah Whatmore – "When I Lost You" So Fresh 2003 in music Latest Albums from So Fresh Official site
Jan Pellervo Vapaavuori is a Finnish politician, the former Minister of Economic Affairs, mayor of Helsinki as of June 2017. Vapaavuori was Minister of Housing and Minister of Nordic Cooperation in Matti Vanhanen's second cabinet and Mari Kiviniemi's cabinet, he was a candidate for the head of his party in the June 2014 election, as part of that the likeliest interim Prime Minister of Finland. However he failed to make the eventual head-to-head round within the Coalition Party, which saw Alexander Stubb defeat Paula Risikko. Vapaavuori has been a Helsinki City Council member since 1997, he has been a member of the Parliament since 2003, from the constituency of Helsinki, he represents the National Coalition Party. From 2011 to 2012 he was the chairman of the party's parliamentary group. Vapaavuori was elected Mayor of Helsinki in 2017, his term started on 1 June 2017. Vapaavuori acquired a law degree from University of Helsinki in 1989, he continued his studies in Helsinki, The Hague and Hanken School of Economics as well.
He has worked in the National Union of University Students in Finland. Vapaavuori was born into a bilingual family: his father, Panu, is a Finnish jurist and mother, was a Swedish teacher, he is married to a doctor of veterinary medicine. Vapaavuori has been convicted of assault and driving under the influence of alcohol. Jan Vapaavuori website Jan Vapaavuori profile at Council of State website
Jack Wilson Evans was an American grocer and politician who served as mayor of Dallas, Texas. Working from his youth in grocery stores in Dallas, Jack Evans joined the Army Air Corps in 1944. Upon returning to Dallas in 1947, he began Evans Lakewood Food Mart at the site of a closed Safeway store, he joined Cullum Companies, which operated several grocery brands including Tom Thumb stores in Dallas, in 1966 and became the chairman and CEO of the company in 1986. Evans went to college at Southern Methodist University, he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1940. Norman Brinker, who founded such restaurant chains as Chili's and Steak & Ale, reported Evans loaned him the money to open his third Steak & Ale restaurant in 1968, a key step to the eventual success of Brinker's restaurant empire. Evans was kidnapped in February 1978 at the Tom Thumb Corporate Headquarters, but escaped when the kidnappers went to collect the $100,000 ransom given by one of his sons, Roy Gene Evans. Evans was elected mayor of Dallas in April 1981, collecting 72% of the vote while running against seven other candidates.
In a city suffering from racial and class divisions, Evans strove to be an inclusive mayor. He received criticism for being the first mayor to address a gay and lesbian organization, the Dallas Gay Alliance; the Dallas Morning News reported he told the group "I'm one who accepts people for what they are, I want you to make the most of what you are" and that he supported hiring gay police officers and firefighters. After intense criticism from constituents and other city officials, he retracted his support for hiring gay officers. While mayor, he acquired the land and spurred development for the future Dallas Arts District and led the coalition to attract the 1984 Republican National Convention to the city. In 1982 he founded the Dallas Mayor's committee for the employment of people with disabilities, his goal was to make Dallas a model city for the entire world. He added new and improved technology to the Police Department, looked more into urban crimes and reinstated the Police Awards Banquet.
Evans made plans for a Dallas Police Memorial. He was thought of as the "Mayor of all People" because of his ability to bring consensus and look at all view points. Evans served one term and did not run for re-election in 1983, choosing to return to his previous position with Cullum Companies, he continued to work in a civic capacity in Dallas and the surrounding area after completing his mayoral term, serving as the executive director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit in 1992, as the chairman of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, on the boards of numerous local companies including Texas Utilities and Brinker International. In 1989, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of his alma mater, Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas. Evans died at his home in 1997 after a long bout with colon cancer, survived by his wife Imogene Sachse Evans, his three sons, Roy Gene Evans, Craig Evans, Jack Evans Jr. and their families. He is buried in Texas, he was given the Henry Cohn Humanitarian award before he died and people said he had a "will for action and was decisive but was never unkind and approached people with warmth and deep humanity."
In 2000, a section of Fairmount Street in downtown Dallas, which runs through the Arts District he helped create, was renamed Jack Evans Street. In March 2003, the new headquarters of the Dallas Police Department was completed, it is named the Jack Evans Police Headquarters in honor of the former mayor
No. 65 Squadron is a non-flying unit of the Royal Australian Air Force. Raised in 2015, it comprises the RAAF's airfield engineering and explosive ordnance disposal capabilities. No. 65 Squadron was established on 1 July 2015 at RAAF Base Amberley by combining the Airfield Engineering Flight of No. 383 Squadron and No. 1 Security Forces Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. Upon formation, the squadron comprised a small headquarters and a logistics element; the squadron's role is to provide the RAAF's airfield recovery capability. At the time the unit was raised, its headquarters was located at RAAF Base Amberley and flights were located at RAAF Base Townsville, RAAF Base Richmond and Defence Establishment Orchard Hills. No. 65 Squadron's title was selected to reflect its composition. The'6' represents No. 6 Bomb Disposal Squadron, the final RAAF EOD unit raised during World War II. The'5' represents No. 5 Airfield Construction Squadron, raised during World War II and disbanded in 1974.
As of 2017, No. 65 Squadron formed part of No. 95 Wing within the RAAF's Combat Support Group
The 2015 Franken Challenge was a professional tennis tournament played on clay courts. It was the 28th edition of the tournament, part of the 2015 ATP Challenger Tour, it took place in Fürth, Germany between 1 and 7 June 2015. 1 Rankings are as of May 25, 2015. The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw: Daniel Brands Johannes Härteis Maximilian Marterer Florian MayerThe following players received entry as an alternate into the singles main draw: Frank DancevicThe following players received entry from the qualifying draw: Gonzalo Escobar Lorenzo Giustino Kevin Krawietz Jordi Samper-Montaña 1 Rankings are as of May 25, 2015; the following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw: Kevin Krawietz / Maximilian Marterer Steven Moneke / Peter TorebkoThe following players received entry as an alternate into the singles main draw: Marcelo Arévalo / Gonzalo Escobar Taro Daniel def. Albert Montañés, 6–3, 6–0 Guillermo Durán / Horacio Zeballos def. Íñigo Cervantes / Renzo Olivo, 6–1, 6–3 Official Website