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Related to husk: psyllium husk, Ispaghula husk
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Synonyms for husk

Synonyms for husk

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

remove the husks from

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Next year, they should apply chemical fertilizers in the first, green fertilizers in the second and rotten husk or animal waste fertilizers in the third portion.
Each year, more than 700 million tons of rice are harvested worldwide, according to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, and disposing of the rice husks is an environmental challenge.
If you can't get psyllium husk, use egg whites instead.
Coconut husk fiber is composed of cellulose, lignin, pectin, hemicellulose, and ash.
Frost can also be tackled with the help of smoke created by burning husk or grass after pouring used furnace oil around the orchards.
2010), limited or no work has been done using systemic soil applications of imidacloprid against the larval stage of the wal nut husk maggot.
India being an agricultural economy, the rural areas have abundant residues from agricultural waste, including straw and husk from wheat, coconut and paddy, and others residues from cotton, fodder and sugarcane.
Other sorts of damage also have appeal, such as entry holes left by other insects, or injury caused when a husk is slammed against a nearby branch on a windy day.
Rice husk (RH), which is a lignocellulosic by-product derived from rice harvesting, has been produced in large quantities every year [29, 30], Up to now, the industrial applications of rice husk are limited and most of them have just been burned or disposed off in the landfill [31], However, landfilling is becoming expensive because of the increasing demand for land in urban and agricultural usage [30], Recently, one of the current applications of rice husk is its adding into polymer matrices for the fabrication of rice husk filled biocomposites [28, 29, 32].
After the abovementioned parameters were determined, the effective degradability of DM, NDF, and ADF in whole plant, leaf blade, leaf sheath, stem rind, stem pith, stem node, ear husk, and tassel of corn stover were calculated using the equation described by 0rskov and McDonald (1979) as follows:
London, July 10 ( ANI ): The silica-rich husks - mostly turned into fertiliser additives - can be converted into electrodes that have the ability to extend the life of the new generation of batteries.
Fill gourds with torn pieces cornhusks, leaving enough space to insert 2 skewers and reserving enough husk to shred and fill smoke gun.
For the husk, cut a square from green cardstock, 1/2 inch smaller than the yellow square.