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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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Stresses for the exploitation of new feed resources and the interest for utilization of low quality crop residues like rice husk as an animal feed have increased.
Available information on the nutritional changes when native rice husk (NRH) is fermented with fungus at different periods is limited.
Four free-stall surfaces were tested over the following periods: control (no bedding materials), November 4 to 10; cacao bean husk, November 11 to 17; sawdust, November 18 to 24; and chopped wheat straw, November 25 to December 1.
These are considered to be the largest waste products of coconut-growing regions and it is estimated that the Philippines produces 12 billion coconut husks a year, with 75 per cent of them thrown away according to studies.
The husk allows the fruit to remain clean on the ground and prevents the fruit from becoming rotten as quickly as tomatoes.
In this study, we used coconut husk as a main material and mixed it with different proportions of sand, coconut charcoal, cow manure compost, and microbial fertilizer to generate a series of compound substrates, using the rice husk substrate as a control.
Rice husk was purchased from a Lahore rice mill and was brought to the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology University of veterinary and animal sciences (UVAS) Lahore.
Rice husk ash extracted from the available rice husk in the vicinity of district Nawabshah, Sindh Pakistan has been used in this research study.
The use of cocoa pod husk powder has been tested on some crops but there is little or no information on its use as fertilizer on black benniseed.
Sarah Baldwin, from Elland, had placed the husk in the bin after having a quick bite to eat before work.
Now Husk wants to make it possible for people to do both: enjoy their free time and get the pesky items on their to-do lists done.