How to use Turnip in a sentence
If the turnip is dry, it is watered, each drop carefully metered out.
The valleys and slopes are carefully cultivated in fields divided by stone walls, and produce beans, peas, sweet potatoes, "Russian turnip radish," barley, a little rice and millet, the last being the staple article of diet.
Many years after that, some funny little verses about Mr. Finney's turnip were printed in a newspaper.
The cultivation of the turnip and other root crops, which require the soil to be wrought to a deep and free tilth, either becomes altdgether impracticable and must be abandoned for the safe but costly bare fallow, or is carried out with great labour and hazard; and the crop, when grown, can neither be removed from the ground, nor consumed upon it by sheep without damage by "poaching."
Instead, it is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip be all that it can be.Advertisement
Hardier sorts of vegetable seeds and plants, such as beets, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, lettuce, onions, parsley, parsnips, peas, potatoes, radishes, spinach, turnip, &c., should all be sown or planted by the middle of the month if the soil is dry and warm, and in all cases, where practicable, before the end of the month.
The leaves are glaucous and smooth like those of a swede turnip. For a seed-crop rape is sown in July or early August in order that the plants may be strong enough to pass the winter uninjured.
Under cultivation this root becomes much enlarged, as in turnip, swede and others.
The leaves in a young state are not glaucous, but sap-green in colour and rough, being very similar to those of the turnip, to which the plant is closely related.
And in the garden, Henry saw a turnip.Advertisement
Mr. Finney had a turnip, And it grew, and it grew; It grew behind the barn, And the turnip did no harm.
You will be lucky to find turnip seeds at these prices at your local garden center, nursery or other seed dealers.
Kale has 200 mg per cooked cup, collard greens boasts 300 mg, and turnip greens contain a whopping 450 mg.
I worked for some British newspapers, but I always seemed to get the boring assignments - "Old man grows enormous turnip - exclusive!" or "Cantankerous old lady sees Messiah on piece of toast."
Turnip and beet greens, offal, feet and heads were given to the slaves for use as food.Advertisement
The vitamin is also found in vegetables including tomatoes, broccoli, red and green pepper, cauliflower, turnip greens and other leafy greens.
Utilizing the best of his detective training, he deduced she was as deaf as a turnip.
Metamorphosis.It has already been pointed out that each kind of member of the body may present a variety of forms. For example, a stem may be a tree-trunk, or a twining stem, or a tendril, or a thorn, or a creeping rhizome, or a tuber; a leaf may be a green foliage-leaf, or a scale protecting a bud, or a tendril, or a pitcher, or a floral leaf, either sepal, petal, stamen or carpel (sporophyll); a root may be a fibrous root, or a swollen tap-root like that of the beet or the turnip. All these various forms are organs discharging some special function, and are examples of what Wolff called modification, and Goethe metamorphosis.
The phosphate thus produced forms an efficacious turnip manure, and is quite equal in value to that produced from any other source.
A B In Great Britain the flea beetles (Halticidae) are one of the most serious enemies; one of these, the turnip flea (Phyllotreta nemorum), has in some years, notably 1881, caused more than 500,00o loss in England and Scotland alone by eating the young seedling turnips, cabbage and other Cruciferae.Advertisement
But little can be done in the northern states except to prepare manure, and get sashes, tools, &c., in working order; but in sections of the country where there is little or no frost the hardier kinds of seeds and plants may be sown and planted, such as asparagus, cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, leek, lettuce, onion, parsnip, peas, spinach, turnip, &c. In any section where these seeds can be sown in open ground, it is an indication that hotbeds may be started for the sowing of such tender vegetables as tomatoes, egg and pepper plants, &c.; though, unless in the extreme southern states, hotbeds should not be started before the beginning or middle of February.
Then we have cereals and grasses and brassicas, which include kale, swede, mangels, turnip and rape.
The genetic control of resistance to turnip mosaic virus in Brassica.
Sophie names this scarecrow ' Turnip Head ' ... and he still becomes her friend!
Perhaps mix normal and sweet potato, or add in some mashed turnip or swede as well.Advertisement
In the introductory paper in Maxwell's collection we are told that " The practice of draining, enclosing, summer fallowing, sowing flax, hemp, rape, turnip and grass seeds, planting cabbages after, and potatoes with, the plough, in fields of great extent, is introduced; and that, according to the general opinion, more corn grows now yearly where it was never known to grow before, these twenty years last past, than perhaps a sixth of all that the kingdom was in use to produce at any time before."
It may also be used beneficially in preventing the attacks of insects, such as the onion gnat and turnip fly, by dusting the plants or dressing the ground with it.
Today you may stand up before the school and read what you have written about the turnip.
Mr. Finney and his wife Both sat down to sup; And they ate, and they ate, They ate the turnip up.
Can you imagine a better life for a turnip?Advertisement
Sophie names this scarecrow ' Turnip Head '... and he still becomes her friend !
A single HE fell in a turnip field west of Peake House Farm, Hawthorn, causing no damage.
Buy a red turnip from Joan, then give it to Wendel when he comes to town.
Vitamin K is found abundantly in such foods as leafy green vegetables, fruit such as cantaloupe, and vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, alfalfa sprouts and turnip greens.
Townshend's belief in the growing of turnips gained him the nickname of " Turnip Townshend."Advertisement
Pointers are employed to mark game for guns, and are especially' useful in low cover such as that afforded by turnip fields.
Blith's book is the first systematic work in which there are some traces of alternate husbandry or the practice of interposing clover and turnip between culmiferous crops.