fecund


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Synonyms for fecund

capable of reproducing

characterized by great productivity

Synonyms for fecund

capable of producing offspring or vegetation

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intellectually productive

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Fabricius, 1788) are approximately 80% as fecund as multiparous females (Sainte-Marie 1993) and primiparous Chionoecetes bairdi (Rathbun, 1924) are approximately 70% as fecund as multiparous females (Somerton & Meyers 1983).
According to the SCTA, the village lies above neighboring villages and features heritage edifices and fecund farms that thrive thanks to the village's springs.
Did Tarun Tejpal ever imagine that these very words that sprang from his famously fecund imagination would one day come to mock him mercilessly?
Once fecund fields of produce now sustain well-clipped grass.
Fantasy factory has decided to deal with this fecund subject with all its warts.
The FECUND project will address the metabolic and genetic causes of low reproductive success of dairy cows in an interdisciplinary approach that will integrate in vivo and in vitro studies, biology, physiology, -omics technologies and bioinformatics.
A mossy velvet damp: fecund, but also somehow, at the same time,
If she had never mated, it is possible that she was overlooked by males in favour of larger, more fecund females," he said.
Fecund sadness alternates with buoyant plenitude, a simple object with its cosmic opposite: "The bowl quietly / looks up at the heavens.
Down another corridor, gorgeous giant bees fashioned of white Japanese paper fluttered like angelic souls, and a nook filled with an impenetrable Arcadian field of wheat fronds beckoned like unattainable desire, both reminders of the fecund pleasures of the living earth.
Heading east toward the coast, the air thickens; the fecund earth yields old growth, bearded oaks; on the flat highway the world of encroaching green closes in on you--then the relay of bridges over the shallow brackish waters dotted with colonies of soldier crabs boring in and out of mud and seagrass.
Additionally, other research suggests red snapper is a "periodic strategist" in regards to its productivity--it's one of the most fecund and highly productive spawners on the planet.
One might argue that the strategy has allowed Israel to gobble up great blocs of land; unfortunately for the Israelis, in doing so they have coerced so many Palestinians into living in Israel's would-be space that the Jewish state has created for itself an existential question -- thanks to the Palestinians' fecund birthrate, the Jewish state will have a minority of Jews if it keeps the territory it has forcibly annexed.
1) Among fecund women, 81% of those who said in a given survey round that they did not want any more children reported the same preference in the next round, typically 7-10 months later; similarly, 79% of those who did want a child in the future felt the same at the subsequent survey.
Eventually, they bore us into submission and we simply vote for the one with the nicest hair, or the most stylish yet inexpensive Tory MP Winterton clothes, or the most fecund wife.