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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]
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In Brazil, seedlings produced by seeds are not used due to the absence of Blastophagapsenes (L) (FERREIRA et al., 2009), the natural pollinator the fig tree (ANJAM et al., 2017), which is and not found in the country.
Visitors also enjoyed sports and artistic activities as well as presentations on fig tree culture and development.Read also:President Buhari Highlights Morocco's Role in Boosting Nigerian AgricultureMohammed Sadiki attended the opening ceremony.
The fig tree is one of the first plants cultivated by humans - fossils dating to 9,000BC have been found in the Jordan Valley.
The most treasured fig tree in the world is in Sri Lanka; it is said that this particular tree grew from a cutting sent from India in 288 B.C.
The parable of the Barren Fig Tree shows that Jesus is not after applause or outward show of devotion (even though these are good in themselves).
In the second part of our Gospel today, we hear about the parable of the unfruitful fig tree.
However, some people are disgusted that the large fig tree, which was in a brick planter round the corner from High Street in Albert Road, and the "millennium tree", which was outside Dapper Shoes in railings which featured the year "2000", have been sacrificed.
class="MsoNormalThe traffic marshals with clubs and police with guns and batons have mounted roadblocks at the termini, including Muthurwa, Muranga Road Fig Tree A, Desai Road, Ngara Road, Hakati, Railways and Central Bus Station.
Commuters using Waiyaki Way, Uhuru Highway, Kipande and Limuru roads will have their final stop at Fig Tree terminus A.
Skeletal remains of a missing Turkish man, who was murdered over 40 years ago, were discovered after a fig tree grew from seed in his stomach.
In a strange turn of events, the body of a man who was killed about 40 years ago has been found after a fig tree grew from his stomach.