Puberty

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PUBERTY, civil law. The age in boys after fourteen years until full age, and in girls after twelve years until full age. Ayl. Pand. 63; Hall's Pract. 14; Toull. Dr. Civ. Fr. tom. 6, p. 100; Inst. 1, 22; Dig. 1, 7, 40, 1; Code, 5, 60, 3.

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PubescenceBody entirely clothed with a denselyrecumbent golden-yellow pubescence.
A second major gene, H2 controls the finely dense pubescence in an upland mutant designated as'pilose'.
chilense (one accession of each) were investigated for genetic diversity on nine seedling traits i.e., hypocotyl color, hypocotyl color intensity, hypocotyl pubescence, overall leaf color, midrib color, seedling vigor, primary leaf length (mm), primary leaf width (mm) and hypocotyl length (mm) according to the descriptors by IPGRI (http://www.bioversityinternational.org/publications/pubfile.
Head very sparsely micropunctate, shiny; pubescence on head brown, somewhat shorter than diameter of lateral ocellus.
xalapensis (including its glandular morphs) by the following combination of characters: a) twigs of current year and petioles densely glandular pubescent, the glandular hairs mixed with eglandular hoary pubescence of shorter and curled hairs (vs.
DESCRIPTION: Small-sized apterous Mezirinae; body elongate oval, attenuated anteriorly, surface of body, legs and antennae projecting and elevated structures with dense erect pubescence, the setae stiff and curved at apex.
It can be easily distinguished by body color predominantly reddish-brown, distinctly lighter than in those species, and body pubescence on vertex, preoccipital border, and anterior margin of mesoscutum much shorter and sparser, and on disc of mesoscutellum practically absent (Figs.
riodinis Gauld and Sithole, 2002 by the eyes without dense pubescence; maxillary palp 5-segmented with first and second palpomeres inflated; outer hind tibia spur slender, about 0.7 length of the inner; hind leg brown, with tibia basally whitish.
Plants in Florida had the widest inflorescences and calyxes, and white pubescence on bud scales instead of the brown pubescence characteristic elsewhere (Table 2), though there were several unsampled plants in Alabama with white bud-scale pubescence.
The maximum diameter of the median ocellus (MOD) is used as a reference to express the length of the pubescence and other structures.