rapid grower

rapid grower

[rap′id]
a saprophytic mycobacterium in group IV of the Runyon classification system that grows within 3 to 5 days.
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Its medical devices and diagnostics segment is the largest medical technology business in the world, and a relatively rapid grower.
It is an unglamorous, yet rapid grower that is eminently suitable for hedges, be they three or thirty-three feet tall.
The study findings matched two other groups: 'the rapid grower and the converter' (see Table 1).
Although, as with all beans, a good deep trench with large quantities of garden compost added will pay off handsomely because it is a rapid grower and appreciates a little help.
However it is a rapid grower and requires clipping at least twice a year - undoubtedly a labour intensive job.
The Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) is another rapid grower, but this beauty is frost tender so you will need to heat the greenhouse to a minimum of 50F through the winter.
The Austree is certainly a rapid grower, putting out 15 feet of new shoots per year once established.
Though rapid growers weighed less at birth (mean difference, 293 g), by 6 months of age these infants were significantly heavier than were average/slow growers (891 g) (Table 1).
Only 14 percent of all the children had a BMI exceeding the 85th percentile, but rapid growers of both normal-weight and overweight mothers were five times more likely than other babies to have a high BMI at 14 months.

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