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Characteristics Name: Banana Latin name: Musa Number of species: approx. 100 species Family: Banana crops Production area: worldwide in the tropics. Distribution: probably West Africa Harvest time: all year Growth height: 2 - 8m Age:? Calories: approx. 90kcal per 100g Color of fruit: pale yellow Weight: 100 - 350g Size: 10 - 50cm long bananas Possible vitamins included: Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, C Minerals contained: calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium Taste: Interesting facts about the banana The plant genus banana (Musa) includes almost 100 species, of which Musa x paradisiaca is world famous: The German name "dessert banana" for one of the most important varieties of this species clearly indicates the importance of this fruit as a floury-sweet treat ,
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8.7: Appendix - Felsenstein's Pruning Algorithm - Biology

Felsenstein’s pruning algorithm (1973) is an example of dynamic programming, a type of algorithm that has many applications in comparative biology. In dynamic programming, we break down a complex problem into a series of simpler steps that have a nested structure. This allows us to reuse computations in an efficient way and speeds up the time required to make calculations.
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The Jaguar - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Jaguar Other names: Onza Latin name: Panthera onca Class: Mammals Size: 120 - 180cm Weight: 50 - 130kg Age: 10 - 15 years Appearance: golden coat with black dots Gender Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food: Deer, sloth, umbilical pigs, tapirs Distribution: Central America, South America Origin: Central America, South America Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: rainforest Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: approx.
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