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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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If you protect plants from the frost, they will keep going well into the winter and may produce new foliage early in spring before they run to seed.
Also, mix parsley seed with carrot seed when sowing to help repel carrot fly, and let it run to seed to attract aphid-munching hoverflies.
Jack Doyle, London DAVID: Bolting - when plants or veg prematurely run to seed - is usually caused by stress such as drought.
It will not run to seed so easily in slightly cooler weather.
Sow seeds indoors in late March in trays of compost, not earlier as the plants tend to run to seed.
Annuals must be regularly dead-headed and watered if they are not to run to seed quickly.
Even short dry spells will produce plants which run to seed prematurely, just as my Chinese cabbages did years ago.
Water the plants regularly and give them a liquid feed every few weeks, removing yellowing leaves and replacing the plants when they run to seed.
If planted by early April, the plants will produce tender greens until the end of June, when they typically run to seed.
The loose leaf varieties such as Red Salad Bowl, Lollo Ross and Bijou are tolerant of hot weather and seem to do better at this time of year than the cabbage head types which can annoyingly run to seed.
IN DRY weather make sure that lettuces are kept adequately watered or at this time of year they will soon bolt or run to seed.
What is the problem if the grass is a foot high as long as our wild flowers are allowed to mature and run to seed to multiply next spring?
It encourages plants to produce more flowers and not to run to seed.
FORGET summer bedding - they'll run to seed quickly when starved of water.