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sprout

(sprowt),
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.

sprout

[ME. spruten]
The new, germinated growth from a root, seed, or tuber.

alfalfa sprout

The initial growth from the germinated seeds of the legume alfalfa, eaten as a source of vegetable protein.

sprout

(sprowt)
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.
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The sprout seed varieties Harris has selected are some of the most popular available.
Oven-roasted: Cut sprouts in half, then toss with just a touch of olive oil.
5 They come in all shapes and sizes - from "button" sprouts for discount stores which are 20-25mm wide, "prepack" at 25-32mm for bags sold in stores and "loose" 32-40mm, for the big trays in supermarkets.
of sliced sprouts and 3 sliced shallots in a non-stick skillet in 2 Tbs.
In each sample plot, altitude from sea level, dominant slope, dominant aspect, land form including crest, valley and range (table 1), species, the number of sprout clump (altitude of highest sprout clump), big and small diameters of sprout clump's crown (to calculate crown surface of sprout clump) and sprout clumps section surface (using collar diameter of sprouts existing in sprout clump with 2.
By advising consumers to steer clear of all raw sprouts, large, professional suppliers to the multiples with stringent safety procedures were being treated the same as much smaller growers and amateurs sprouting seeds at home, he added.
For each stump within the sample plots, information was collected on species, stump height, stump diameter, presence and number of sprouts, dimensions of the sprout crown, height of the tallest sprout and diameter at breast height (DBH = 4.
These sprouts have caused at least 20 reported cases, as yet, including one hospitalization, in Idaho, Montana and Washington - where the sprouts are originally distributed - as well as New Jersey and North Dakota, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration.
WASHINGTON: Sprouts may not be as healthy as you thought.
To date, at least seven people who ate the sprouts have been sickened by salmonella - three in Oregon (two in Bend and one in Multnomah County) and four in Washington, the state Public Health Division said Monday.
Asda hopes the sprouts will appeal to children and adults who would not normally touch the vegetable.
Microbiologists at the Health Protection Agency's Centre for Infections (CFI) in Colindale have confirmed the link between bean sprouts and 151 cases of Salmonella Bareilly in the UK, with more than half a dozen in the region.