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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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Moreover, he said that there are plans to fertilize select seeds of four types of sorghum, two types of millet and beans during the current season in the sub-zones of La elai Gash, Barentu, Golij, Haikota and Forto-Sawa.
A: The question of when and how much to fertilize roses really hinges on your expectations.
But while phosphorus may be a necessary nutrient for animal health, when animals ingest more than they need, the excess becomes part of their waste, which is then used to fertilize crops.
These women would have the opportunity to fertilize only some of their eggs during their IVF cycle, leaving the others to be vitrified and possibly thawed and fertilized at another date.
In almost all animals, females mate with several different males, despite the fact that a single mating is often sufficient to fertilize her eggs.
One worm tries to fertilize the other by ejaculating anywhere on its partner's body, splashing it with sperm in a cocktail that dissolves flesh.
When it comes to nitrogen applications, fertilize tomatoes with nitrate, as opposed to ammonium, compounds to prevent blossom-end rot development.
The research team has yet to attempt to fertilize morphed eggs with sperm, though they plan to do so.
If your Marathon or tall fescue lawn starts to turn yellow as the weather cools, fertilize with urea to keep it green.
Regarding these or any other flowering plants, there is one rule that cannot be repeated often enough: Fertilize before you plant.