fertile


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

fertile

adjective arable, bearing offspring freely, fecund, fecundus, feracious, fertilis, flowering, fructiferous, fructuous, fruitful, imaginative, ingenious, lush, luxuriant, original, originative, parturient, philoprogenitive, procreant, procreative, productive, progenerative, prolific, rank, rich, yielding
Associated concepts: fertile octogenarian rule, presumption of fertility
See also: beneficial, gainful, lucrative, original, productive, prolific, resourceful
References in periodicals archive ?
The data on the segregation of fertile and sterile plants based on anther and pollen observations of the mapping population were taken from the late panicles that developed in March to April 1999.
Stay Fertile Longer, published by Rodale/Pan Macmillan, is out this month priced pounds 12.
CycleBeads, when used in conjunction with abstinence on fertile days, were associated with a 5% 1-year pregnancy rate in a study of 478 women and more than 4,035 cycles.
The ads coincided with the first Fertile Minds Ideas Expo in San Antonio, Texas, where media, several hundred ag retailers and other ag leaders were invited to hear a panel of eight agricultural experts provide answers to assist them in dealing with the misinformed public.
The study said in the fertile group, all parameters showed positive relationship and in the infertile, except sperm morphology, all other parameters showed negative relationship.
Methods: The participants consisted of fertile women (n=133) who had at least one healthy living child spontaneously conceived without any fertility treatment and infertile women (n=133) who were diagnosed with primary infertility.
Methods: This case-control study was conducted at the Dow University of Health Sciences in collaboration with Civil Hospital, Karachi, from October 2011 to October 2012, and comprised fertile non-pregnant and infertile women.
Procedures--A probiotic competitive-exclusion product derived from adult microbiota was administered in ovo to fertile eggs of both genetic lineages.
He recommended cotton variety IR-3701 for cultivation in rich fertile areas like Bahawalpur, Raheem Yar Khan, MG-6 for Muzaffar Garh and Bahawal Nagar, Sitara-008 for Khanewal, Multan, Vehari and Lodhran, Ali Akbar-802 for medium lands, IR-1524 for weak lands and water scarcity areas of south Punjab, Torjan-1 for fertile areas, MNH-886 for moderate fertile lands and A-555 for virus affected areas.
Group B: The control group comprised 88 fertile men with mean age 33.
According to Prima-Temp, the discreet, wireless sensor continuously and passively tracks a woman's core body temperature, detecting the subtle changes that occur before ovulation, and then sends an alert to the Priya app on her smartphone when she is most fertile.
The ex-senior principal dancer with the Royal Ballet has become the new figurehead of Fertile Ground, a young company set up by choreographer Dora Frankel and based at Dance City.