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hair·y

(hār'ē),
1. Of or resembling hair.
See also: hirsutism.
2. Covered with hair.
See also: hirsutism.
Synonym(s): pilar, pilary, pilose

hairy

(hâr′ē)
adj. hair·ier, hair·iest
Covered with hair or hairlike projections: a hairy caterpillar.

hair′i·ness n.
Drug slang noun A regionally popular street term for heroin
Vox populi adjective Hirsute; replete with hair, pellose

hairy

adjective Vox populi Hirsute; replete with hair, pellose

hair·y

(hār'ē)
1. Of or resembling hair.
2. Covered with hair.
See also: hirsutism
Synonym(s): pilar, pilary, pileous, pilose.

hairy

characterized by a covering of hairs.

hairy angels' trumpet
daturametel.
hairy caltrop
kallstroemiahirsutissima.
hairy caterpillars
elongated mucosal erosions occur in mouths of horses grazing pasture infested with hairy caterpillars. See also erosive stomatitis.
hairy cell leukemia
a condition of humans, of which a counterpart is seen in cats. Previous name was reticuloendotheliosis.
hairy gousiektebossie
pachystigmapygmaeum.
hairy millet
see panicumeffusum.
hairy panic grass
see panicumeffusum.
hairy shakers
hairy thornapple
daturametel.
hairy vetch
see viciavillosa.
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Until now, hairy vetch has had limited use north of Maryland because it copes poorly with northern winters.
Using traditional breeding methods so that varieties he develops will be acceptable to organic farmers, he started with several hairy vetch types from the U.
Growers interested in using hairy vetch as a mulch may want to check out this recent publication from the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory: "Sustainable Production of Fresh-Market Tomatoes and Other Vegetables With Cover Crop Mulches," by John Teasdale and Aref Abdul-Baki.
There are some limitations to using currently available varieties of the winter annual hairy vetch as a green manure or mulch cover crop," he says.
Fall-seeded, overwintering hairy vetch plants can grow vigorously in the spring and fix large quantities of nitrogen.
Devine is testing the hairy vetch accessions for several traits: early flowering, more vigorous growth during the fall (seedling vigor) and spring, flowering habit, uniform seed maturation for seed harvest, and absence of hard seed and seed shattering.
In the fall of 1999, we planted 15-foot rows of selections that we made from the 1998-1999 Beltsville field evaluation of hairy vetch lines from the USDA germplasm collection," he says.
Seed the beds with hairy vetch, a winter-hardy annual legume that's becoming widely available, about 2 months before winter freezeup.
So in addition to the benefits that are unique to hairy vetch, processing tomato producers stand to reap even more dramatic yields from the organic mulch system.
Hairy vetch mulching increased yield by about 138 percent and reduced insect infestation to the point where it was hardly a problem, Abdul-Baki says.
Last fall in experimental tomato field plots at the ARS Vegetable Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, Abdul-Baki and colleague John Teasdale planted hairy vetch, a fairly common legume used as ground cover, on prepared beds.
He will reseed with hairy vetch in the fall, mow in the spring, and transplant tomatoes without tillage.