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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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Another great source of heirloom plants is the company Seeds of Change, which also sells a line of organic foods in natural marketplaces.
The license was limited to one season and the farmer agreed not to collect seeds from its harvest.
Plus, the seeds they produce are generally worthless for replanting (they will not grow true to type, if they are not sterile), forcing growers to repurchase the seeds annually.
Because many mutated plants don't pass on their traits to offspring, developing a plant that yields seeds with a specific mutation could take years of selective breeding.
To produce an abundant supply of the hybrid seed, the company has adopted `seed villages', in which it contracts farmers to grow the seeds from the parental-line stock it supplies.
Last June, a Brazilian federal court judge temporarily halted Monsanto's hopes of marketing the seeds in Brazil until the federal government can regulate and define the rules of bio-safety.
Many of the wingless-seeded species are dispersed by animals that scatter hoard the seeds in soil (e.
Market segmentation of France and Germany seed Industry by Grain seeds, Horticulture seeds, oil seeds, vegetable seeds, fruit seeds and others on the basis of sales.
AM: Why did Monsanto form its new American Seeds Inc.
The researchers suggest that plantains warm their developing seeds during cool spells.
Virtually all plants, including vegetables and herbs, will propagate from seeds or berries, unless they're from sterile, hybrid stock.
This is just as the Council said they were collating a list of all seed and input dealers and will soon publish a list of all approved and accredited dealers from where farmers can buy their quality seeds.
This study can provide a good basis for identifying the gentian seeds and large-scale breeding and cultivation.