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  COLCHICUM - LoveToKnow Article on COLCHICUM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Propagation is by the formation of new corms from the parent corm, and by seeds.
A smaller corm is then formed from the old one, close to its root; and this in September and October produces the crocus-like flowers.
The parent corm remains attached to the new one, and keeps its form and size till April in the third year of its existence, after which it decays.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CO/COLCHICUM.htm   (1305 words)

 One Fine Art, Painter Georges Corm, Honorary Member, itinerary, artist, Master of Nature, Portraiture
Georges Corm, therefore, found himself in duty bound to assume the difficult role of an artist, son of another artist of established reputation, in a society that was undergoing rapid change.
Corm’s Essay on Art and Civilisation of the year 1966 is a violent indictment against the corrosive influence of both Stalinist Marxism and American commercialism on contemporary arts and a denunciation of the artistic fashions launched with the backing of publicity campaigns.
In this essay Georges Corm vehemently expresses not only all his nostalgia for the classical humanism with which he himself was totally imbued but also his faith in the emergence of a new humanist civilisation, one adapted to the needs of this industrial atomic era.
www.onefineart.com /en/artists/georgesdcorm/index_en.shtml   (3974 words)

 Gladiolus Diseases
Gladiolus plants and corms are susceptible to diseases caused by fungi, bacteria and viruses.
Scab infection is caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas marginata.
Corm surfaces may be roughened by concentric wrinkles or a rot may appear as reddish-brown sunken spots.
www.extension.umn.edu /distribution/horticulture/DG1154.html   (1442 words)

 This is the website of Manrique International Agrotech (MIAT), an international company specialized in tropical ...
Corms vary in shape, size, color of the flesh, and protein and starch content depending upon (i) cultivar characteristics, (ii) planting material, (i.e., corms have a flat or conical bottom if plants are derived from either setts or cormels, respectively), (iii) nutrient and water supply, and (iv) environment.
Corm rot is a disease that causes a rapid breakdown of the corm flesh.
) is a disease that infests the corm in lowland taro.
www.lava.net /manrique/miat3d.htm   (888 words)

 * Corm - (Gardening): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Corms are planted like, but the original corm dries and shrivels up during the growing season and another new one forms above it...
The corm is the base of a stem that becomes swollen, and solid, with food for it to live on.
Remove the corm (the bulb-like structure from which leaves grow) from the soil, and place in peat moss, vermiculite, or a mixture of the two to keep it moist...
www.bestknows.com /gardening/corm.html   (664 words)

 Colocasia esculenta (vegetable)
Taro may be started from a bulb (actually a corm), a cormel (the small corms that form as offsets of the parent corm), offshoots of the parent corm, or even the top ½ inch of the parent corm with about the first 8 to 10 inches of the leaf petioles (stems).
In comparison with the potato however, taro corms have a higher proportion of protein, calcium, and phosphorous, have a trace of fat, and are rich in vitamins A and C. Because of its very small starch grains, taro is virtually completely digestible.
Corms, especially the cut corm top, are subject to rot if kept too moist initially, but once established, that’s unlikely to be a problem.
www.mobot.org /gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=B137   (667 words)

 CORM - Council for Optical Radiation Measurements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CORM is an organization of industrial, academic and government professionals coming together to promote and advance the changing needs of industry in the development of physical standards, calibration services and interlaboratory collaboration programs.
As a CORM member, you will be able to network with NIST and NRC scientists as well as other professionals in the industry.
CORM is not exclusively a forum for experts; the novice will find a comfortable environment that provides numerous opportunities to learn more about optical radiation measurements.
www.corm.org   (208 words)

 Delusions of Adequacy Reviews - Corm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
What sets Corm apart from many of the other bands is the band's willingness to try things a little differently.
Corm's later-day works were certainly their best, but even their old stuff showed a lot of talent and enthusiasm.
Although I never heard of Corm in their heyday, this album is definitely worth getting, because their music is still worth discovering today.
www.adequacy.net /reviews/c/corm.shtml   (662 words)

 Corm talks Middle East economics - News
Corm was greeted by three students who protested Corm's opposition of U.N. Resolution 1559, which calls for all foreign armies to withdraw from Lebanon.
Corm acknowledged the presence of the students opposing him and clarified why he was against U.N. Resolution 1559.
Corm did not overlook the developments that are needed to be strong as an economically and politically stable region.
www.dailytrojan.com /news/2004/11/12/News/Corm-Talks.Middle.East.Economics-802962.shtml   (588 words)

In eddoe types, the corm is small, globoid, and surrounded by several cormels (stem tubers) and daughter corms.
The cormels and the daughter corms together constitute a significant proportion of the edible harvest in eddoe taro.
Daughter corms usually give rise to subsidiary shoots even while the main plant is still growing, but cormels tend to remain dormant and will only give rise to new shoots if left in the ground after the death of the main plant.
www.fao.org /DOCREP/005/AC450E/ac450e04.htm   (2667 words)

 Saudi Aramco World : They Went To The Fair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
They are among the proud possessions of Charles Corm's handsome, graying widow, Samia, who, as a young bride, accompanied Charles to New York and stood proudly by as he poured out not only time and energy but also his part of personal fortune.
Although he had been a highly successful businessman, Corm, the descendant of a long line of Lebanese artists and scholars (his grandfather, Simon, had been tutor to the court of Lebanon's powerful ruler, Emir Bashir), was far more interested in art and poetry.
But the Corms had achieved their goal and the memory of their work still inspires, to a significant degree, their family in their own careers.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/197304/they.went.to.the.fair.htm   (1376 words)

 Budget Deficit Near 60% for June, Exceeds 53% for Last Six Months || News || CGGL.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Corm said that more than $100 million was paid to the municipalities to cover their arrears while they received only $37 million for 1999.
Despite the negative outlook of the total deficit figures, Corm claimed that the rise in the total debt is not alarming "The ministry has refrained from borrowing heavily from abroad until June of this year," he said, adding that Lebanese banks have not oversubscribed to government treasury bills.
Corm said that 46 percent of the new issue was subscribed to in Europe and the United States and the rest to Lebanese banks.
www.cggl.org /scripts/new.asp?id=138   (723 words)

 One Fine Art, Painter Daoud Corm, Honor of Excellence, Gibran Khalil Gibran student, Jesus, Mary, Holy
Was born to Sema'an Ya'acoub Corm in the village of Ghosta, Keserwan in 1852.
Daoud Corm is to be considered the pioneer of the art of painting in Lebanon, for he was the first one to teach its rules and techniques, thus rendering it a science and a style and no longer the sheer innate talent it used to be.
At the age of 78, Daoud Corm executed one of his most important masterpieces, the painting of Saints Sarkis and Bakhos mounting their horses.
www.onefineart.com /en/artists/daoudcorm/index.shtml   (1058 words)

 Sample Programs: Faith
In December of 1995, the Conquest Offender Reintegration Ministries (CORM) was established in Washington, DC.
CORM and PFM collaborate in the Washington D.C. area by providing services to individuals who were formerly incarcerated.
CORM tries to ensure that the services are high-quality and designed to help clients succeed in life.
www.reentrymediaoutreach.org /sp_faith_corm.htm   (660 words)

 AllRefer.com - corm (Botany, General) - Encyclopedia
corm, short, thickened underground stem, usually covered with papery leaves.
A corm grows vertically, producing buds at the upper nodes and roots from the lower surface.
Corms serve as organs of food storage and in some plants (e.g., crocus and gladiolus) of asexual reproduction; they are often mistakenly called bulbs.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/corm.html   (143 words)

 Jobs Through Recycling - JTR Grantee Series - Missouri
The CORM approach helped Missouri create 13 jobs, expand recycling capacity by roughly 111,700 tons per year, and divert 1,808 tons per year from the waste stream.
While CORM was successful at encouraging manufacturers to use new materials in their products, the team believes that a longer time-frame for assistance would increase the program's success.
CORM recommends that future product development efforts consider the market circumstances surrounding a new product before a time frame for assistance is determined.
www.epa.gov /docs/epaoswer/non-hw/recycle/jtr/docs/mo/mo.htm   (895 words)

 CORM Race Committee Trials
Once the CORM trials are over, daily tests and training will resume on a 6 days a week, 12 hours a day basis.
The main beneficiaries of this operation are returning race committee volunteers from the last Louis Vuitton Cup series held three years ago, as well as new-comers to the large, on-the-water race management team required to mount an event the size of the challenger series.
CORM will also use the opportunity to give some of the new comer on-the-water umpires the opportunity to get used to judging ACC boats and familiarise themselves with the America’s Cup world.
www.cupineurope.com /LatestNews/CORM.htm   (2123 words)

Corms, found in plants such as the gladiolus and crocus, are underground storage organs.
During the year, the corm gradually withers as the food reserves are used for the production of leafy, flowering shoots formed from axillary buds.
Several new corms are formed at the base of these shoots, above the old corm.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0006929.html   (186 words)

 Growing Gladiolus; G87-852-A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Corms have growing points on their upper surface, and are actually compact stems (Figure 1).
Corms may be spaced fairly close together (two to six inches), but for large, show-quality flowers, more space is needed.
Corms are cured to get rid of excess moisture in corm and husks as rapidly as possible.
ianrpubs.unl.edu /horticulture/g852.htm   (1708 words)

 Conquest Offender Reintegration Ministries Online-News Release-Aftercare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CORM is responsible for renovating the property, in exchange for an extremely low rent.
CORM is currently working on establishing partnerships with Prison Fellowship to provide training for CORM’s mentors and volunteers, and to provide seminars for the men once the home is in operation.
CORM will finance the effort by raising donations from individuals, churches and foundations, and by relying upon volunteer labor and donated materials to renovate the building.
www.conquesthouse.org /nr073099.html   (449 words)

 Sayre's Organic Materia Medica, 1917: Colchicum. - Meadow saffron.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The corm and the seed of Colchicum Autumnale Linné.
In the latter part of spring a new corm begins to form at the expense of the old one.
Early in the spring it is too young, and late in the fall the parent corm has become exhausted by the nutriment furnished to the new plant.
www.ibiblio.org /herbmed/eclectic/sayre/colchicum.html   (587 words)

 The Tree Against Hunger
The preferred type is white in color and is obtained from the innermost leafsheaths and inner part of the corm, while the lowest grade is flish and is obtained from the outer leafsheath and corm.
Bulla is obtained by: 1) scraping the leafsheath, peduncle, and grated corm into a pulp; 2) squeezing liquid containing a starch from the pulp (Plate 6f); 3) allowing the resultant starch to concentrate into a white powder; and 4) rehydrating with water.
Amicho is the boiled enset corm, usually of a younger plant (Plate 5b).
www.aaas.org /international/africa/enset/uses.shtml   (600 words)

The aim of this study is to evaluate the potential saffron flowering in relation to the corm size.
Corms coming from Abruzzo and Sardinia were splitted in weight and size classes and tested.
The choice of corme size at planting time and the corm enlargement technique are recommended accordingly.
www.actahort.org /books/344/344_58.htm   (170 words)

 US Dispensatory, 1918: Extractum Colchici Cormi. Extract of Colchicum Corm, Powdered Extract of Colchicum Corm.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is made by expressing the fresh corm, allowing the juice to stand for forty-eight hours that the starchy matter may subside, then adding one-fourth of its bulk of alcohol, allowing it again to stand for a short period, and ultimately filtering.
As the fresh colchicum corm is rarely to be had in this country, the U. Pharmacopoeia employs the dried corm; its process, if properly conducted, will afford a very efficient extract.
In preparing this extract according to the British process, by expression from the recent corm, there will be experienced some inconveniences, which would seem to render the U.
www.ibiblio.org /herbmed/eclectic/usdisp/colchicum_extr.html   (634 words)

 The Hands of Darkhold
Corm Orp (Village, 821): The town of Corm Orp is a flea speck, slightly over a dozen permanent buildings on the Dusk Road between Hluthvar and Hill’s Edge.
Corm Orp’s lord, Dundast Hulteal, is a Harper sympathizer who frequently calls upon the Harpers of Berdusk for aid.
Made of simple red clay in large, usable forms, the pottery of Corm Orp is highly thought of for its sturdiness and is in common use throughout the Realms for everyday functions.
home.cfl.rr.com /greyghostrecon/heartlands10.html   (805 words)

 Fall Storage of Tender Bulbs, Corms and Tubers
Corm producing plants such as gladioli, corn lily, and bugle lily can be stored in a similar fashion.
Allow the corms to cure for several weeks in a dry location with good air circulation.
A new corm is produced each year on top of the old one.
www.ipm.iastate.edu /ipm/hortnews/1996/9-13-1996/cormtuber.html   (700 words)

 Hort 100 Modified Stems and Roots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the photo, the upside down crocus corm has a fl line drawn on it to emphasize the point of attachment of a leaf.
The papery tunic on the outside of a crocus corm is the dead petiole from last year's leaf.
Corms develop flowering stems which elongate after a cold period to emerge from the soil and expand their flowers.
classes.aces.uiuc.edu /NRES103/3473-43.htm   (141 words)

 Hort 100 Modified Stems and Roots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the Midwest, crocus corms are planted in the fall.
In the spring, as soon as the top begins to grow, the corm that was planted in the fall begins to shrivel.
In addition to normal fibrous roots, corms and some nontunicate bulbs have special roots (contractile roots) which help to position the corm in the soil.
classes.aces.uiuc.edu /NRES103/3473-45.htm   (161 words)

 The unusual vascular structure of the corm of Eriophorum vaginatum: implications for efficient retranslocation of ...
Bright fluorescent spots present in the phloem were due to the staining of wound-induced pit callose deposited in the sieve plates of sieve tubes in the horizontal vascular ring (arrows) and in the middle of amphivasal axial vascular bundles (arrowheads), scale bar=100 µm.
Tracheary elements of the xylem of axial vascular bundles (arrows) were positioned in the centre of the corm whereas xylem elements of the vascular ring (arrowheads) were positioned horizontally to the axis of the corm.
(F) Longitudinal section of the corm after 24 h of incubation of the roots (r) in Safanine O. Safranine O diffused throughout the centre of the old and new outgrowing corm, but its outward diffusion was prevented by the suberized endodermis and the outer cortex (co) remained unstained, scale bar=5 mm.
jxb.oupjournals.org /cgi/content/full/55/397/731   (5599 words)

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