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Synonyms for seed

Synonyms for seed

a fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating

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a propagative part of a plant

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a source of further growth and development

a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

the male fluid of fertilization

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to put (seeds) into the ground for growth

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a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

one of the outstanding players in a tournament

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anything that provides inspiration for later work

the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

go to seed

help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money

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bear seeds

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place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain

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inoculate with microorganisms

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remove the seeds from

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A huge demand for seed has driven the development of the corn seed industry in 2014/15.
He said that certified seed bags were tagged with blue colour while the seed bags with pink tags of cotton seed having germination percentage of 44% have also been provided.
In the second group the second seed, Shannon Walker, won the competition beating the top seed Ashley Scott in the final match 11-8, 12-14, 11-8, 12-10.
Granada Hills is the top seed in this bracket despite boasting just a 12-12 regular season record.
When we bulk up our seed stocks, I'll be the first person to try [eating] them," he says.
It is the first seed treatment product to offer complete cotton seedling protection against all important early-season destructive pests," reports Dr.
The natural products company Seeds of Change explains: "Open-pollinated seeds, unlike commercial hybrids and genetically modified seeds, will produce seed, which if properly controlled to avoid cross-pollination, will reproduce true to form.
The insurance policy expressly excluded claims arising out of "the production, distribution, delivery or sale of genetically altered or genetically engineered seed if such injury or damage arises out of such genetic engineering or genetic alteration.
Under European organic regulations, treated seed has been prohibited for use on organic farms since January 1 this year.
These varieties have evolved from the same ancient tradition of seed saving as heirloom varieties, but often were further refined by public breeding programs.
SEED officially opened its doors in October 2002 as an incubator project of the Fund for the City of New York.
A variety of seeds, including corn and water-melon, have traveled in space for up to two weeks in recoverable satellites and high-altitude balloons.
A layer of seed material can act as a collection surface and adsorb some of this liquid particulate matter.
But critics say the seeds manufactured by Monsanto, the world's second-largest seed company and third-largest agrochemical company, could accelerate the evolution of resistant insects.
The report titled "Europe Seed Industry Outlook to 2016 - Bio-Fuel Production Driving the Growth" provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size and segmentation of the seed markets in Europe and countries such as France, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Italy and the UK.