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noun as in dressing to aid production of crops


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The best options allow you to simply insert the fertilizer directly into your plant, strengthening it over time.

The emissions are then either stored or sold for other uses, including fertilizer or even to add bubbles found in soda-type drinks.

These are ploughed and injected with a mixture of water, natural fertilizer and cereal seeds as it passes.

The steady march of higher yields was achieved by using large quantities of fertilizers and pesticides, as well as by discarding local crop varieties that were deemed unfavorable.

In this field, and many others like it, the ground had been prepared by a machine, the seedlings transplanted by a machine, and the pesticides and fertilizers applied by a machine.

So the candidate stood up on the fertilizer mound and gave his speech.

When it was harvested en masse, it was frequently ground up as fertilizer.

Initial testing of the fertilizer was positive; the Sanergy plot yielded 30% more sorghum than a non-fertilized plot.

This year, it will begin to sell its fertilizer to farmers, and aims to have 1,000 toilets in use by the end of 2015.

Police in Thailand recently investigated a case in which five human skulls were found in a fertilizer bag.

Menhaden fish, found near the surface of the water, are inedible but are now being used for making fertilizer and oil in Virginia.

Unlike most land adapted for tobacco, large crops are grown without the aid of any fertilizer whatever.

Harrowing makes finer the lumps near the surface, and mixes the fertilizer deeper than a rake can be used.

Joe walked with a fine, free stride, and dropped the fertilizer from his hand with a perfectly rhythmic gesture.

A liberal quantity of some good fertilizer should be added to it.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fertilizer, such as: manure, compost, dung, guano, humus, and maul.

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