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fig

Ficus, the partially dried fruit of Ficus carica (family Moraceae); used as a nutrient, mild laxative, and demulcent.
[L. ficus; A.S. fic]

fig

Ficus spp. See ficus tsiela.
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Aromas, Albion, Camino Real, Camarosa and Ventana strawberry cultivars (treatments) were transplanted on June 3rd, 2009 in bags filled with commercial substrate composed of composted and sterilized organic vegetable matter, peat and vermiculite, distributed horizontally on the ground next to the fig tree cultivar Roxo de Valinhos (Figure 1A).
2010), assisting fig breeding programs in the introduction and large-scale multiplication of cuttings coming from other countries for diversification of fig trees.
In some cultural beliefs the fig tree leaves possess antidiabetic properties good for diabetic patients and reduces the need for insulin injections.
Such 'mistakes' appear to be more likely when fig trees are planted outside their natural range, because their pollinators are normally absent, and the figs remain attractive to fig wasps for much longer than would be the case within their natural range (Ware & Compton 1992).
In addition to human uses, shoots and leaves of fig trees are used for animal fodder, which can sustain livestock through otherwise lean periods.
Scripture says, "On that jubilee day everyone will sit under their own vine and under their own fig tree.
The cost of fig trees to provide shade in the atrium of Portcullis House, home to MPs' offices, had been condemned by Commons Speaker John Bercow.
A House of Commons spokeswoman said discussions would soon get under way on what Parliamentary authorities should do about the fig trees.
The greenhouse experiment continued with many adults observed on the fig trees and on the sides of the tent.
Summary: More than 100 olive and fig trees on farmland near Bethlehem were set alight Tuesday in an attack that local witnesses blamed on Jewish settlers.
The project is intended to plant olive trees on 200 hectares and fig trees on 25 hectares, create a unit for extracting olive oil with a capacity of 40 tons/day and a unit of drying figs with a capacity of 5 tons/day.
The property is approached via private automatic gates which lead to a split level garden which has palms, almond, citrus and fig trees.