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sow

(sou)
n.
a. An adult female pig, especially one that has had at least one litter.
b. The adult female of several other animals, such as the bear.

sow

a female pig that has had a litter.

sow mouth
the maxilla is foreshortened and the lower jaw protrudes beyond it.
sow stall
a farrowing stall with limited room for movement but maximum protection for the suckers.
sow thistles
non-productive sow days
the sow is neither lactating nor gestating. Used as a herd measure of management during the period between weaning of the sow and successful mating.
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And though nowadays we buy most of our seeds in packets from the garden centre or seed merchant, there was always the possibility - and there still is - to save seed of whatever was sown after it had given us a brilliant show.
The results obtained from corn sown in 2004 did not present any difference in yields evaluated at any sowing dates (Table 3).
While seed of most biennials can either be sown in short seed-beds in the garden or in trays of seed compost, wallflowers only really thrive if they are sown direct in the soil rather than in trays.
Basil is an indispensable herb that should be sown now in a tray and pricked out into three-inch pots when large enough.
The sown strip of about 10 cm width was leveled longitudinally by means of 2.
Seeds sown in small pots in a cold frame or greenhouse should be ready to plant out once the soil is warm enough.
Pak choi, Mizuna greens and all the mustards, like Amsoi and green-in-the-snow, can be sown now for late autumn and winter eating.
These are the plants that are sown this year to flower next spring and which we want to keep for several years.
For more information on SOWN 2009, please visit the SOWN 2009 official website at http://tgs.
MULTAN -- Agriculture experts have said that wheat sown till November 20 gives best result, but fairly good yields can still be achieved if farmers complete sowing till Dec 15 while maintaining ratio of seeds at 60 kilogram per acre.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Gardening gloves Packet of spring onion seeds Label and pencil Hand trowel A Rake HOW TO GROW SPRING onions can be sown straight in to the ground where they are going to grow, so make sure the space is weed free.
Seeds having good germination strength should be sown at the rate of 1012 kilogram per acre and 'Sabz Pari' seed variety is recommended by the agriculture department, the release said.