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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
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Commercial use of ocean fertilisation is prohibited, as established by the London Protocol on the Prevention of Marine Pollution; this grew out of a German initiative.
Nagy (2013), The effect of natural water supply and fertilisation on maize (Zea mays L.) yield in the case of different crop years.
Researchers at the university's School of Biosciences found that when sperm are treated with progesterone in the presence of Nifedipine, the fertilisation processes are halted.
Speaking to a conference of Anglican bishops in Perth in March, Archbishop Carnley urged the church to take into account recent scientific research which showed that fertilisation is not the same as conception.
Both the time limits and consent provisions for the use of embryos in the 1990 Act apply only to embryos created through fertilisation, not ones created through cloning.
The clinic then dispatches the frozen embryos through the post back to the childless couple via a Human Fertilisation and Embryology Association licensed clinic.
Project Description : State govt will allocate 250 acres for iron-ore fertilisation and another 750 acres for factory
They found that rates of fertilisation - when the egg and sperm join together to make an embryo - and levels of estradiol in the women's blood were significantly higher in spring.
In this study, Eric Manheimer and colleagues looked at whether or not adjuvant acupuncture improved pregnancy rates when used with embryo transfer in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation.
Maternal variability in the blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra Leach (Mollusca: Gastropoda): effect of egg size on fertilisation success.
Three appeal judges ruled that an organism created by cloning techniques was covered by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act, bringing the controversial method of nuclear cell replacement under regulatory control.
The fertilisation of rabbit ova in relation to time.