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Synonyms for smut

something that is offensive to accepted standards of decency

to soil with foreign matter

Synonyms for smut

a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc

make obscene

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stain with a dirty substance, such as soot

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become affected with smut

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affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn

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Selection of sugarcane lines: One hundred and three sugarcane lines that varied greatly in their response to whip smut based on two years field results were selected.
To speed up monitoring efforts, Prom and his colleagues evaluated 4 techniques for screening sorghum for head smut resistance using 32 isolates of the pathogen collected from different parts of Texas.
1994) developed RFLP markers (pFBT, xS 560 and xS 1294) and RAPD marker (OPG5) linked to head smut resistance genes in sorghum.
Study on the occurrence of the kernel smut of rice caused by Neovossia horrida and its control.
According to a factsheet by Cornell University's Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic, maize smut is now present in nearly all countries where maize is grown.
L'ironie de la chose, bien sur, c'est que les politiciens n'ont pas besoin de se mouiller pour defendre le SMUT, dont ils profitent.
Kernel smut is more severe in the mid South in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Missouri than in the gulf coastal rice growing regions of Louisiana and Texas.
Perhaps a ban on tobacco advertising to kids would help, maybe limits on gun purchases would be a good idea, as might be extra taxes on the rich, public humiliation of acquitted murderers, or curbs on late-term abortions, TV violence, and online smut.
One plant-pathogen system in which the interaction between pollen and pathogen dispersal is likely to be important is anther smut disease, which occurs in the Caryophyllaceae, Dipsacaceae, Liliaceae, and Portulacaceae (Thrall et al.
In all comparisons, banding patterns were typical of the host race from which the smut was collected, showing that there is little or no natural hybridization or introgression.
And if the latter project is sabotaged by warm, rainy weather, you'll still reap the savory bonus of huitlacoche--a delicacy dating back to the days of the Aztecs, who would no doubt recoil from our more prosaic description of this edible mold as "corn smut.
In the unexpurgated "Billy Sunday," Sandburg writes: "You, Billy Sunday, put a smut on every human blossom that/ comes in reach of your rotten breath belching about hell-fire/ and hiccuping about this man who lived a clean life in Galilee.
Child molesting, prostitution,and sexual assault are legal concerns, but whether a couple's right to watch smut on its own VCR is a danger to society is an emotional issue that has found its way into the political arena.
Bunts/Smuts: Bunt; Stinking bunt; Dwarf bunt; Karnal bunt; Loose smut; Semi-loose smut; Black loose smut; False loose smut; Covered smut
Northern leaf blight (NLB) and head smut are two important diseases of maize (Zea mays) in China.