prebloom

prebloom

the last stage of a plant's growth, just before it blooms. It is at maximum bulk and the nutriment is still largely in the foliage. Subsequently the nutritional mass moves out of the foliage and into the seeds and fruits.
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Influence of amount of feed intake and forage physical form on digestion and passage of prebloom alfalfa hay in dairy cows.
Larvae create distinctive round holes in prebloom flowers and ripening fruit, which distinguishes their feeding damage from that of other common Lepidoptera larvae found in California vineyards (photo, below).
Almost 1 liter of water was placed into each trap, which made it almost The prebloom, bloom and post-bloom periods of cherry were determined as 14 Mar to 20 Apr (experiment I); 21 Apr to 20 May (experiment II) and 21 May to 1 Jun (experiment III), respectively.
Plants were harvested at prebloom stage, 10 cm above the pot soil surface, and were dried at room temperature.
Unfortunately, we have no information from the prebloom weeks to reveal the accumulation dynamics of OA in the blue mussels in relation to the concentrations of D.
Chlorpyrifos can be applied to the cherry crop at prebloom in March by air blast method from the ground, whereas ultra-low-volume concentrate malathion (CAS No.
Growers, fearing rejection of the scarred oranges by packing houses, apply a carbamate at petal fall and then, if needed, an organophosphate, as well as a prebloom treatment, to control the thrips.
Plants were harvested at prebloom stage, 10 cm above the pot soil surface in order to determine green herb weights and were dried at room temperature for drug herb measurements.
The number of insecticides applied per field ranged from one to seven, including tank mixes, with all pesticides applied prebloom (per agricultural commissioner county pesticide use reports).