The lower part of each leaf encloses the stem, forming a leaf-sheath.
With around 780 genera and around 12,000 species, Grasses are also an important part of the vegetation in many other habitats, including wetlands, forests and tundra.
The authority said three new physicians hope to start this summer and another seven have pending offers to start in 2017, all in Cape Breton. He said surgeons and other specialists do not like to come to hospitals where services are lacking.
"The snowball effect of losing some of these very significant people is that others will follow," said Orrell.
The relationships among the three subfamilies Bambusoideae, Oryzoideae and Pooideae in the BOP clade have been resolved: Bambusoideae and Pooideae are more closely related to each other than to Oryzoideae.
generally with the following characteristics (the image gallery can be used for reference): The stems of grasses, called culms, are usually cylindrical (more rarely flattened, but not 3-angled) and are hollow, plugged at the nodes, where the leaves are attached.
"We have got to have local leadership and it has got to be competent," Ferguson said.
Recent findings of grass-like phytoliths in Cretaceous dinosaur coprolites have pushed this date back to 66 million years ago.The term is derived from the Ancient Greek πόα (póa, “fodder”).Grasses include some of the most versatile plant life-forms.Joanne Mac Kinnon, the health authority's provincial physician recruitment lead, said in an emailed statement that exit interviews are voluntary and confidential so as not to identify the doctors.Two doctors who recently completed interviews had different reasons for leaving, she said.