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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.
Don't let them run to seed or the plant takes that as an indicator flowering is over and will stop producing more blooms.
Late the following spring, the plants bolt and run to seed.
Jack Doyle ABOLTING - when plants or veg prematurely run to seed - is usually caused by stress such as drought.
- Jack Doyle, London DAVID: Bolting - when plants or veg prematurely run to seed - is usually caused by stress such as drought.
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.
So many gardeners see all their work go to pot when they are away from home in the summer, as containers dry out, lawns go brown and many plants run to seed in their absence.
Even short dry spells will produce plants which run to seed prematurely, just as my Chinese cabbages did years ago.
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.
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.
It will not run to seed so easily in slightly cooler weather.
It encourages plants to produce more flowers and not to run to seed. Don't just take off the flower head, trim back to a leaf joint.
Allow annuals such as sunflowers, herbaceous plants such as coneflowers to run to seed.
Skyrocket is also worth trying, as it has much of the heat of the wild form, but is higher yielding and slower to run to seed.