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culms

the shoots and roots of sprouted grains in the brewing process. These are removed during brewing and are salvaged as a food supplement. Called also malt culms.
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For microstructure characterization, bamboo culms were divided into three parts (bottom, middle and top) each of 6 m lengths.
Bamboo has an extensive fibrous root system, and new culms are produced from underground rhizomes.
Bamboo culms are sliced into strips, which are boiled to remove starch, dried, and laminated into solid boards using urea-formaldehyde adhesives.
alterniflora leaf culms and likely were less susceptible to predation (Crist & Banta 1983).
tall Southeast Asian urn sits among culms of Elegia capensis.
In June and July, after the new shoots are in full leaf, the older culms gradually drop their leaves and simultaneously replace them with a new set.
Typical symptoms include a reduced and shallow root system, anoxic conditions in the stele, stunting, reduced nutrient uptake, a proliferation of adventitious roots near the soil surface, thin culms, and reduced crop yields (Kramer and Boyer, 1996).
With a tensile strength stronger than steel, Clark's rods are crafted from culms of imported Chinese bamboo and designed to last a lifetime.
Now it's been in a week, and is already putting out new shoots - culms is the technical term.
Look up bluegrass in a dictionary and you find: "any of several grasses of the genus Poa with bluish-green culms, esp.
The clumping bamboos march along slowly and predictably; they do not suddenly send up culms (bamboo stems) in the middle of your patio as the running types have been known to do.
BambooTimbre is created using Maria Yee's patent-pending, eco-friendly technique which flattens, layers and bonds bamboo culms in defined patterns.