Stalks sentence example
Cotton grows on large stalks in fields.
Other species attack the stalks of grasses and corn (Cephus pygmaeus).
Commercial cubebs consist of the dried berries, usually with their stalks attached; the pericarp is greyish-brown, or blackish and wrinkled; and the seed, when present, is hard, white and oily.
At the same time it is desirable to have, as far as possible, stalks of equal length together, - all these conditions having considerable influence on the quality and appearance of the finished sample.
When flax is cultivated primarily on account of the fibre, the crop ought to be pulled before the capsules are quite ripe, when they are just beginning to change from a green to a pale-brown colour, and when the stalks of the plant have become yellow throughout about two-thirds of their height.Advertisement
To further enhance yield, at the same time Borlaug bred wheat strains with short, stubby stalks, which were able to better handle more weight of grain.
Remaining pairs of appendages with their basal segments immovably fixed to the sternal surface, similar in form, the posterior three pairs furnished with two claws supported on long stalks; the basal segments of the 6th pair bearing five pairs of tactile sensory organs or malleoli.
Ilex, usually a smaller tree, frequently of rather shrub-like appearance, with abundant glossy dark-green leaves, generally ovate in shape and more or less prickly at the margin, but sometimes with the edges entire; the under surface is hoary; the acorns are oblong on short stalks.
The wheat-seed for these straws is sown very thickly on comparatively elevated and arid land, and it sends up long attenuated stalks.
The receptacle is, in consequence, extended more or less horizontally so that the flowers appear to be placed on the upper surface of horizontally spreading stalks.Advertisement
Sugar and molasses have from time to time been manufactured from the corn stalks.
As the steeping is such a critical operation, it is essential that the stalks be frequently examined and tested as the process nears completion.
A still further improvement, due to Mr Pownall, comes into operation at this point, which consists of immediately passing the stalks as they are taken out of the vats between heavy rollers over which a stream of pure water is kept flowing.
The breaking is done by passing the stalks between grooved or fluted rollers of different pitches; these rollers, of which there may be from 5 to 7 pairs, are sometimes arranged to work alternately forwards and backwards in order to thoroughly break the woody material or " boon " of the straw, while the broken " shoves " are beaten out by suspending the fibre in a machine fitted with a series of revolving blades, which, striking violently against the flax, shake out the bruised and broken woody cores.
After the first few days of immersion the stalks are examined daily to test the progress of the retting.Advertisement
From the light and slender stalks shafts for arrows are obtained; and in the south-west of Asia there is a certain species of equally slender growth, from which writing pens or reeds are made.
All the stalks which came from it showed ear before the usual time, and were ripe in the 6th moon.
The fibre is separated from the stalks by a process of retting similar to that for flax and hemp. In certain districts of Bengal it is the practice to stack the crop for a few days previous to retting in order to allow the leaves to dry and to drop off the stalks.
Even the curious one-sided growth of certain species which form sheaths and stalks - e.g.
They are then rolled in broken leaves and stalks of the poppy and left, with occasional turning, for a week or so, when they become hard enough to bear packing.Advertisement
In many Crustacea the eyes are borne on stalks which are movably articulated with the head and which may be divided into two or three segments.
Most distinctive is the ubiquitous carpeting of mosses, varying in colours from the pure white and cream of the reindeer moss to the deep green and brown of the peat moss, all conspicuously spangled in the brief summer with bright flowers of the higher orders, heavy blossoms on stunted stalks.
On the mound grow cypresses, acacias, what is called " the crystal tree," said not to be elsewhere found, and the Achillea, the plant whose stalks were employed in ancient times for purposes of divination.
It is closed except at the apex, and contains the female spikelet, the stalks of the male inflorescence and the long styles emerging through the small apical orifice.
The submerged leaves are long and grasslike, the floating leaves oblong or rounded, while the aerial leaves are borne on long, thin stalks above the water, and are often heartor arrow-shaped at the base.Advertisement
These young, or larvae as they are called, after the integument has hardened by exposure to the air, climb up the stalks of grain or herbage and cling with outstretched legs waiting for passing animals.
The eyes in some Crustacea are mounted on articulated stalks, and from the fact that they can after injury be replaced by antennalike appendages it is inferred that they represent the parapodia of the most anterior prosthomere.
The wheat used in the neighbourhood of Florence for strawplaiting is a variety with very slender stalks.
In spring, while the wheat plants are still green and immature, the rust makes its appearance as orange-red spots or streaks on the stalks and leaves.
Erysiple graminis, a mildew of grasses, has caused great loss in various countries; Dilophia graminis sometimes causes deformities of the leaves and inflorescence; another somewhat similar fungus, Ophiobolus graminis, attacks the leaves and stalks near the ground, completely destroying the plants.Advertisement
The word is also applied to a sort of tobacco, in which the stalks (of a mottled colour) are cut up together with the leaves.
The nest, composed of a few stalks of grass, is built on the ground, usually Blackcock.
They are indeed exceedingly beautiful; and yet the surrounding waste of hills is chiefly a barren repetition of sun-cracked crags and ridges with parched and withered valleys intersecting them, where a trickle of salt water leaves a white and leprous streak amongst the faded tamarisk or the yellow stalks of last season's grass.
The pollen masses (p) are supported on stalks or caudicles (c).
This fact suggests the possibility that the flowers described by Mr Wieland, in which the male organs are mature and the gynoecium is composed of very short and immature ovuliferous stalks and interseminal scales, are not essentially distinct from those which have lost the staminate leaves FIG.Advertisement
Bhang, the Hindustani siddhi or sabzi, consists of the dried leaves and small stalks of the hemp; a few fruits occur in it.
The 2s were cut from carrot slices, the Os from bulb fennel stalks (Geraldene Holt's suggestion ).
The final garnish was the leaf and bud stalks of wild garlic.
Plants can grow quite large and produce dozens of large purple inflorescences on stalks about 1 m tall.
Use the woody stalks as skewers to add flavor to meat and vegetable kebabs.Advertisement
The female flowers are tiny and occur at the leaf axils, where the leaf axils, where the leaf stalks join the twigs.
Ian scowls at me for a moment then stalks off to perform the heimlich maneuver on some bloke choking on a hog roast.
Metallic blue green with red midribs on red stalks, these leaves are magnificent.
Its flowers are a delectable clear blue and appear in short racemes on slender stalks of up to six feet tall.
The smallish fruits are on stalks and the leaf is not serrated.Advertisement
Remove and discard the tough outer skin from the lemon grass stalks and roughly chop.
Strain off the liquid from the casserole and discard the parsley stalks, orange zest and bay leaf.
The combine picks up the rows and harvests the seed, chopping the stalks and spreading them as it goes along.
The flowers grow on long, slender stalks, which makes it possible to make daisy chains.
Then she put the basket among the tall stalks of grass at the edge of the Nile River.Advertisement
Now, we take the planets and stars as our language, rather than cards or yarrow stalks or lines on the hands.
Meanwhile, chop 1 red onion, dice 3 ripe tomatoes and 2 celery stalks.
The leaf stalks are up to 5 cm long with 2 large gland s at the leaf end.
Slice the washed asparagus stalks finely, setting the tips aside.
This applies to soft vegetables as well as tougher wastes such as cabbage stalks or twiggy material.
The ants go up the inside of the hollow stem of the flower stalks and literally eat the flower to pieces.
The leaves - on long stalks - are each divided into three small leaflets with finely toothed edges.
A statue of Marsyas was set 1 According to others, a reed-pipe made of the stalks of hemlock; the reading scutica (" whip") has also been proposed.
The fibres were either animal or vegetable; animal fibres were hair, Textile fur on the skin, feathers, hide, sinew and intestines; vegetable fibres were stalks of small trees, brush, straw, cotton, bast, bark, leaves and seed vessels in great variety as one passes from the north southward through all the culture provinces.
There is a prejudice against the use of the binder in reaping barley, as it is impossible to secure uniformity of colour in the grain when the stalks are tightly tied in the sheaf, and the sun has not free access to those on the inside.
The gall of Cecidomyia strobilina, formed from willow-buds, is mainly a rosette of leaves the stalks of which have had their growth arrested.
The ball, which resembles a Dutch cheese in size and shape, is now rolled in " poppy trash " made from the coarselypowdered leaves, capsules and stalks of the poppy plant, and is placed in an earthen cup of the same size as the brass one; the cups are then placed in dishes and the opium exposed to the sun to dry for three days, being constantly turned and examined.
Sarracenia flava does well, but bright direct sunlight is essential or long weak stalks will develop indicating lack of light.
Trim the stalks to roughly the same length to ensure even cooking and tie in bunches of 6-8 stems.
In the kitchen Cook beetroot whole, trimming the stalks to about 3cm above the bulb, if you havenÃ¢t already done so.
Take out your yarrow stalks; light a candle or incense.
Base Ingredients - Many of the elements of biofuels are considered "waste" products, such as corn stalks and other byproducts of agricultural farming.
Visit a local nursery to purchase the bamboo stalks for building your frame.
Some dishes include young stalks and leaves.
Broccoli is usually cooked, however young broccoli stalks can make a tasty addition to a salad.
Two stalks can represent both the bride and groom as well as the love in their happy relationship, while three lucky shoots symbolize happiness, fertility, and family.
Using greater than three stalks isn't recommended for wedding favors because as more stalks are added, the cost escalates.
Color-coordinated or embroidered ribbons are great accents to tie around either the stalks or the pot.
When purchased in bulk, lucky bamboo shoots can be as little as 10 or 15 cents each for a 3-4 inch tall straight stalk, though longer stalks or those with curls and twists can cost $10 or more each.
When purchasing lucky bamboo, look for stalks that are a bright green color without yellow or brown spots or bruises.
Longer stalks can be integrated into wedding flower arrangements, or the wedding favors themselves can be clustered into tiers or patterns for greater impact.
With an endless array of personalization options, these pretty green stalks are easy and fun to include in any wedding celebration.
Nuts, stalks of grain, or bunches of grapes can also be used in the cornucopias.
A. spicata (common Baneberry or Herb Christopher), A. racemosa (black Snakeroot), A. alba (white Baneberry), having white berries with red stalks, and one or two American forms of the common Baneberry are in cultivation.
The flowers are borne on stout stalks, which vary in length with the depth of the water, and are beautifully fringed and suffused with pink.
The somewhat slender stalks lie flat on the soil, and the flowers are borne a few inches above it.
It has large spiny leaves very much like some Barberries, the flowers bright coral-red, hanging in clusters on slender stalks, and borne for several weeks in summer.
Europe, attains a height of 2 to 3 feet; the leaves large; the stalks and stem of a fleshy color, deeply mottled with black.
In cutting Daffodils or Narcissi for indoor decoration, cut the flowers, when the buds are opening, or even just before, and let the stalks be long, as the flowers group better with long stalks.
Flowers 1 inch across, pale yellow, and spotted near the base; on slender stalks 6 to 9 inches high in May.
It is a vigorous plant of fine habit, the young shoots, the under side of the leaves, the flower stalks, and the seed-pods covered with short brown bristles; the branches bear two spines at each node.
The flower-clusters appear in May and June upon short woolly stalks, the small white flowers flushed with pink, and succeeded by bright scarlet berries.
Hesperochiron - H. pumilus, a pretty Californian rock plant, is stemless, dwarf in growth, with leaves borne on slender stalks, forming a rosulate tuft.
The flowers, as large as a shilling and of a bright yellow, are on short stalks rising very little above the tufted foliage, in April and May, and the contrast between them and the dark glossy foliage is effective.
The color is not brilliant, but their effect, combined with the red leaf stalks, the varying green of the leaves, and their drooping habit, is good.
Sun it must have, but as its slender stalks suffer from winds, it should have shelter without shade.
America, its stout leathery fronds once cut to the midrib being 4 or 5 feet long, and produced on stout red stalks from a prostrate fleshy stem or trunk.
Gilliesii, another fine evergreen form from Chili, differs from that just described in its short erect trunk, and shorter fronds on pale green stalks.
The fruit, as implied by the specific name, is borne on long stalks; it is bright red in color and covered with minute white dots.
The flowers are white and pale pink, and the very small fruits are hung on long slender stalks.
The garden Rhubarbs worth growing are R. australe, R. compactum, R. rugosum, R. hybridum, Victoria Rhubarb (with very large leaves and long red stalks), Myatts Linnaeus, Prince Albert, and Scotts Monarch.
The foliage of S. retusa is firm and compact, with small flowers borne in clusters at the tips of erect stalks; their narrow petals are usually a pale rose color, sometimes brighter.
The small heart-shaped leaves lie close to the ground, and form little tufts from which arise slender stalks, each bearing a solitary white flower, marked with delicate pink veins; flowering for many weeks.
The rounded leaves are about 8 inches across, carried on long stalks.
Twin Flower (Linnaea) - A little evergreen creeper, L. borealis having slender upright stalks bearing two flowers each, delicately fragrant white, often tinged with pink, and drooping.
American perennial, P. decandra, is from 5 1/2 to nearly 10 feet high, with reddish stems and flower stalks.
The leaves are blotched with chestnut-brown, their lobes overlapping, and with such long stalks that they float out far apart.
Many gardeners admire the look of plant stalks covered with snow or ice.
Asparagus will self-sow, but you don't want to encourage that until the bed is completely established, so pull out any stalks that develop berries.
Squash and beans use the corn stalks to support their vines, while beans make nitrogen available in the soil, which corn plants love.
In some instances, the stalks are processed on the same machines use for cotton fabric-making; however, this method of mass production produces a lower-quality product.
Rhubarb stalks are good to eat, but the leaves are poisonous.
Some moles develop stalks that raise them above the skin's surface; these moles eventually drop off.
When this powerful oracle was first used, people threw three yarrow stalks and the prediction depended on the pattern formed once they fell.
Eventually the yarrow stalks were replaced by bronze coins which gave results that were more random.
This is done by tossing virtual coins or in certain cases virtual yarrow stalks.
As soon as the newly rooted stalks are ready, the grower sells them in bulk to suppliers and floral shops.
They sell the bare-rooted stalks, wrapped in dampened peat moss or some form of polymer gel.
This plant comes in arrangements of stalks and each number has a meaning in feng shui philosophy and the kind of energy it brings to your home.
Yarrow, an herb plant, has reed-like stalks.
Lucky bamboo is a long-time favorite good luck symbol with meanings varying according to the number of stalks within a single arrangement.
The only number of stalks you never want is four, since this is considered the number of death.
The Chinese give lucky bamboo plants as gifts with careful selection of the number of stalks within the arrangement such as two stalks are considered symbols of love and can double your luck.
For someone who has been ill or in the hospital, an arrangement with seven stalks is said to bring good health and wishes for a healthy recovery.
There are four, colored stalks that jut out from the center of the game board.
The stalks make up the cross, and the center of the board is the circle.
The flower stalks can become weak in warmer locations, so stake the flowers if necessary.
For a "just-pulled-from-the-garden" look, buy a fresh bunch of carrots at your local grocery store, complete with green stalks.
There's just something compelling about a creature that was once human, but that now stalks those he once walked among.
Invitations for Thanksgiving parties usually focus on turkeys, pilgrims, or harvest items such as corn stalks or pumpkins.
In T2, he stalks naked into a biker bar, terrorizes the pool players, and emerges once again leather-clad, with the soundtrack playing George Thurgood's 'B-b-b-bad to the bone'.
In the first movie, the terminator stalks Sarah at a techno-club, where she is rescued by Kyle Reese, who tells her 'Come with me if you want to live'.
Skin tags are growths that feature peduncles, or stalks.
When he finishes clean-up in Ohio, he's been instructed to count the stalks of wheat in the field outside Speck's farmhouse and not return until he's done, Dusty growled.
P. phegopteris (beechfern) is a graceful species with a black, slender root-stock, from which the pinnate fronds rise on long stalks, generally about 12 in.
Two of the petals placed under the hood of the calyx are supported on long stalks, and have a hollow spur at their apex, containing honey.
This spot increases in size; in the stalks it assumes an oval shape, with its long axis parallel to the stalk, whilst in the leaves and grapes it is more or less circular in outline.
The leaves, when stripped from the stalks, are made into rolls and subjected to great pressure, which is released daily to allow the leaves to absorb their expressed juice.
At one isolated village the natives, who were unarmed, reported that they not unfrequently saw and heard the gorillas, which broke down the stalks of the plantains in the rear of the habitations to tear out and eat the tender heart.
On the old clearings of another village Mr Bates himself, although he did not see a gorilla, saw the fresh tracks of these great apes and the torn stems and discarded fruit rinds of the "mejoms," as well as the broken stalks of the latter, which had been used for beds.
The acid potassium salt is also found in the leaves and stalks of rhubarb.
In other Entoprocta the buds on a horseshoe retain a high degree of individuality, a shaped l o p h o - thread-like stolon giving off the cylindrical phore; stalks, each of which dilates at its end i, Ectocyst; into the body of a zooid.
Thus, having pierced a spray of flowers in a thin sheet of shibuichi, the artist fits a slender rim of gold, silver or shakudo to the petals, leaves and stalks, so that an effect is produced of transparent blossoms outlined in gold, silver or purple.
Their food is entirely vegetable, especially grass roots and stalks, shoots of dwarf birch, reindeer lichens and mosses, in search of which they form, in winter, long galleries through the turf or under the snow.
Scientifically speaking, bhang consists of the dried leaves and small stalks, with a few fruits; ganja of the flowering and fruiting heads of the female plant; while charas is the resin itself, collected in various ways as it naturally exudes.
After the stalks have been removed either by hand or by a simple apparatus the juice is expressed either - as is still the case in many quarters - by trampling under foot or by means of a simple lever or screw press or by rollers.
The grapes from which the stalks are partly or wholly (and occasionally not at all) removed are crushed by treading or some other simple method, but sometimes even this is omitted, the juice being expressed by the weight of the grapes themselves, or by the pressure caused by incipient fermentation.
Here the stalks are removed, generally by a machine similar to the French egrappoir, and the grapes then placed in the lagar.
The pulling ought to be done in dry clear weather; and care is to be taken in this, as in all the subsequent operations, to keep the root-ends even and the stalks parallel.
The primary axis of the inflorescence is sometimes called the rachis; its branches, whether terminal or lateral, which form the stalks supporting flowers or clusters of flowers, are peduncles, and if small branches are given off by it, they are called pedicels.
By September they are everywhere, hanging from their trees in beautiful bunches of tiny black berries, often with quite livid red stalks.
Thus stalks (conidiophores) X250.
C. pulla, 6 in., purplish, nodding, on slender erect stalks; C. turbinata, 9 in., purple, broad-belled; C. carpatica, i ft., blue, bfoad-belled; C. nobilis, 12 ft., long-belled, whitish or tinted with chocolate; C. persicifolia, 2 ft., a fine border plant, single or double, white or purple, blooming in July; and C. pyramidalis, 6 ft., blue or white, in tall branching spikes, are good and diverse.
The Iceland poppy (P. undicaule), is one of the showiest species, having grey-green pinnate leaves and flowers varying in colour from pure white to deep orange-yellow, orange-scarlet, &c. Specially fine varieties with stalks 18-24 in.
The materials on the coast were clay and gravel wrought into concrete, sun-dried bricks and pise, or rammed work, cut stalks of plants formed with clay a kind of staff, and lintels were made by burying stems of cana brava (Gynerium saccharoides) in blocks of pise.
The internal tissue of the body of the solid higher Fungi, particularly the elongated stalks (stipes) of the fructifications of the Agarics, consists of hyphae running in a longitudinal direction, which no doubt serve for the conduction of organic food substances, just as do the trumpet-hyphae, similar in appearance, though not in origin, of the higher Brown Seaweeds.
Boletus edulis, in the Oriental Trehala and in ergot of rye; melibiose, C12H22011, formed, with fructose, on hydrolysing the trisaccharose melitose (or raffinose), C18H32016.5H20, which occurs in Australian manna and in the molasses of sugar manufacture; touranose, C12H22011, formed with d-glucose and galactose on hydrolysing another trisaccharose, melizitose, C,8H32016 2H20, which occurs in Pinus larix and in Persian manna; and agavose, C12H22011, found in the stalks of Agave americana.
The rippled stalks are tied in small bundles and packed, roots downwards, in the dams till they are quite full; over the top of the upper layer is placed a stratum of rushes and straw, or sods with the grassy side downwards, and above all stones of sufficient weight to keep the flax submerged.
Little can be done in the flower garden, except to clean off all dead stalks, and straw up tender roses, vines, &c., and, wherever there is time, to dig up and rake the borders, as it will greatly facilitate spring work.
The grains of both are very small, only one half as long as those of common millet, but are exceedingly prolific. Many stalks arise from a single root, and a single spike often yields 2 oz.