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fallow

a pale cream, light fawn, or pale yellow coat color in dogs.
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Determined at once to prove the truth - or rather the falsehood - of her story, I hastened to Woodford as fast as my legs could carry me; first veering round by a circuitous course, but the moment I was out of sight of my fair tormentor cutting away across the country, just as a bird might fly, over pasture-land, and fallow, and stubble, and lane, clearing hedges and ditches and hurdles, till I came to the young squire's gates.
On the left, a row of fieldside trees beshaded it; on the right, it was bordered by naked fallows, undulating down-hill to the Queensferry Road; in front, Corstorphine Hill raised its snow-bedabbled, darkling woods against the sky.
A devil of dumbness had him by the throat; the devil of terror babbled in his ears; and suddenly, without a word uttered, with no conscious purpose formed in his will, John whipped about, tumbled over the roadside wall, and began running for his life across the fallows.
There was the same sort of antithetic mixture in Martin Poyser: he was of so excellent a disposition that he had been kinder and more respectful than ever to his old father since he had made a deed of gift of all his property, and no man judged his neighbours more charitably on all personal matters; but for a farmer, like Luke Britton, for example, whose fallows were not well cleaned, who didn't know the rudiments of hedging and ditching, and showed but a small share of judgment in the purchase of winter stock, Martin Poyser was as hard and implacable as the north-east wind.
The highest cob and grain yield were recorded in the fallow + tithonia pots while the least was in the degraded soil.
SUBSIDY schemes paying European Union (EU) farmers to leave land fallow have been suspended this afternoon, following concerns about potential food shortages and high prices.
Torriani and his colleagues recorded mother-fawn pairs of fallow deer on Swiss farms.
The former head of NYC 2012, the organization that was responsible for New York City's bid to host the 2012 Olympics, Kimball had, after all, been responsible for drafting plans to effectuate the transformation of similar fallow sections of the city landscape.
In these systems, the objectives of fallow were to store water and release N through the decomposition of soil organic matter.
At Point Reyes National Seashore and the adjacent Golden Gate National Recreation Area, NPS proposes the eradication of non-native fallow and axis deer.
Fair gunning on opening is expected for scatter gunners setting up near watering holes, around fallow cropland and under established flyways.
Wheat-fallow is the predominate cropping system in the Great Plains, but water storage efficiency during fallow is frequently less than 25% with conventional tillage (McGee et al.