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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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Sowing too thickly inevitably results in a crowd of spindly plants, none of which will reach their true potential.
Six to ten kilogram seed per acre be applied for sowing in accordance with germination strength of seed.
Annually, 8 districts of the province provide approximately 10,000 hectares for the sowing campaign.
It has been reported that sowing of rapeseed & mustard this year is running late as compared to last year.
The main plots were sowing date (10 may, 20 may and 30 may), and the sub plots were populations of Foeniculum vulgar mill.
The sowing time for rice, pulses, oilseeds and cotton is still left, and these crops can be sown once the rainfall has normalized," he added.
Crop experts say another delay in monsoon would adversely affect sowing of soybean crop, cotton, maize and pulses.
Use a plant label to list the sowing date and the name of the plant.
If it remains above 7[bar]C for a week, you should be safe to start sowing early vegetables in prepared beds.
Off-season corn crop sowing occurs from January to April, normally after early-maturing soybeans have been harvested.
Overall, the total target for cotton sowing was set at 3.
Key words: Depth of sowing, working speed, inter--row distance, distance between seeds.