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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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The hypothesis of this study is that the productive performance in the strawberry is not impaired when grown next to fig tree, since it begins the dormant period (leaf fall) in May extending to the beginning of August when drastic pruning is realized and starts budding.
DIG Officers hunt around fig tree near the farmhouse
Fig breeding studies for the development of new fig tree selections are costly since the pomological characteristics of the flowers are located within a closed receptacle (syconium) that has a small opening, making pollination difficult.
loyalties but not one fig tree till 1910 or so, where you put the swab
A 400ft granite outcrop in the Bristol Channel, this IDYLL ENGLAND Bideford and (left) Fig Tree Cottage peaceful haven is less than two hours away for gentle pursuits such as bird watching, walking or even following a letterbox treasure trail around the island (ask at the shop for maps).
Brown Turkey We have a little fig tree and plenty does it bear, As yet no silver nutmegs and not one golden pear.
The next spring, on planting day, Rosario unearths the buried fig tree.
Yet, equally central to the description of Charybdis as a voracious mouth is the tall fig tree perched atop the lower crag that lies in the middle of the vortex.
The hotel, comprised of 76 sea-view apartments overlooking Fig Tree Bay on Cyprus's eastern coast, is property of a company controlled by Iasonas Perdios, managing director of Louis Hotels plc, Louis said in a statement on the website of the Cyprus Stock Exchange today.
In some cultural beliefs the fig tree leaves possess antidiabetic properties good for diabetic patients and reduces the need for insulin injections.
Jose, chanced upon a volcanic rock wrapped around a small fig tree.