scurf


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Synonyms for scurf

(botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts

a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

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Quality of the crop gets deteriorated through the development of black scurf on tubers but also in some instances deformed tubers and cracks (Grosch et al.
solani anastomosis group 3 is the primary cause of black scurf in Pakistan, like in most par ts of the world (Banville et al.
5 and 1% weight of the soil before sowing significantly decreased incidence of stem canker and black scurf disease.
You couldn't help wondering whether he'd have been better off as a misshapen troll with scurf, nose encrusted with snot, slack-jawed, always drooling.
including tensile and tear strength, brightness, embossing and scurf resistance that would be equal to or better than current yliper stocks.
This constitution is often found to have a scurf ring (dark periphery--see arrow).
29) Emerson precedes the "intellectual digestion" passage by offering Swedenborg as an example of poetic genius that fails to convert the "circumstance of to-day" into poetry: "'Tis boyish in Swedenborg to cumber himself with the dead scurf of Hebrew antiquity, as if the Divine creative energy had fainted in his own century.
This was implemented to avoid uncertainty introduced by the contamination of droppings by feathers, scurf, spelt feed and the activities of microflora in the hindgut (Parsons et al.
I walked up to U Street from Howard, trading the college-student detritus of broken ballpoints and shattered brown bottles of domestic beer for the hipster scurf of cigarette butts.
As a source of human medicines, the leaves and bark of Melanolepis multiglandulosa can be applied to the skin as a sudorific and, among Malays, are used in poultices to cure scurf.
turbinatus), Indian rice grass (Stipa hymenoides) and dune scurf pea (Psoralidium lanceolatum).
And Scurf does a very competent job, giving her account in a clear and evocative style.
They are also free from the scaley scurf on the skin which many among the other Tribes have, and has a very disgusting appearance.