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Dormant

Latent; inactive; silent. That which is dormant is not used, asserted, or enforced.

A dormant partner is a member of a partnership who has a financial interest yet is silent, in that he or she takes no control over the business. The partner's identity is secret because the individual is unknown to the public.

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The afternoon will explore a range of topics including fertigation, the natural dormancy work as described, the AHDB storage network, and the desiccation and herbicide trial work as previously mentioned.
Virginia bluebells disappear into dormancy soon after flowering.
"This means no transactions will be effected on any account declared dormant unless the owners apply for reactivation in line with the CDSC Accounts Dormancy Rules and Procedures effected in May last year.The agency had granted inactive investors a grace period of nine months from June last year.
The production of these seedlings requires studies about the species to be used, such as botanical identification, seed processing and storage, and methods for overcoming dormancy, since approximately two thirds of seeds of native tree species used to recover degraded areas present dormancy (Santos et al., 2011; Freire et al., 2016, Abreu et al., 2017).
Dormancy is an adaptive characteristic that ensures the survival of the species in the different ecosystems, contributing to its perpetuation in the agricultural cultivation (Vivian et al., 2008).
There is a controversy related to seed dormancy, some researchers reported that the horseweed seed has no dormancy (CONSTANTIN et al., 2013); however, another research informed 80% of physiological dormancy (KARLSSON & MILBERG, 2007).
However, the garlic seed cloves cannot be planted immediately after harvesting because garlic needs a period of dormancy before resuming growth.
WHILE there are many hardy varieties of fuchsia, a lot of our favourite cultivars for hanging baskets and pots are half-hardy and will need to return indoors in winter - and remember to cut back their growth by a third for their winter dormancy.
Researchers here have now shown how intracellular signaling can safeguard this delicate balance between activation and dormancy.
The state was home to more than 40 distilleries before Prohibition and World War II took their tolls, finally dwindling down to dormancy by the early 1970s.