Synonyms for seeding

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The time of seeding will have to be settled by the height of the land and by the climate.

On banks and terraces it is preferable to use sods rather than seeding.

From this give a reason for tilling soil, for rolling after seeding.

He did not wonder that the seeding on Los Muertos seemed to be hastily conducted.

Listen, it is something like this: On Quien Sabe, all last week, we have been seeding the earth.

The delay in seeding until August is due largely to this pest.

The lime should go into the soil a few days, or more, prior to the seeding.

Plant-food is needed, and should be mixed with the soil when the seeding is made.

In August it is plowed again, and fitted for seeding to wheat.

The fertilizer should be drilled into the ground prior to the seeding.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English sed, sæd "that which may be sown; an individual grain of seed; offspring, posterity," from Proto-Germanic *sediz "seed" (cf. Old Norse sað, Old Saxon sad, Old Frisian sed, Middle Dutch saet, Old High German sat, German Saat), from PIE *se-ti- "sowing," from root *se- (1) "to sow" (see sow (v.)). Figurative use in Old English. Meaning "offspring, progeny" rare now except in biblical use. Meaning "semen" is from c.1300. For sporting sense, see seed (v.).

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