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cultivated plant


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cultivated plant plants that are grown for their produce
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In literature:

Land which, over a series of years, fails to produce enough to pay for cultivation is no longer planted.
"The Enclosures in England" by Harriett Bradley
There are both wild and cultivated plants in nearly all sections which illustrate these methods of preservation.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
There is no doubt that the plant comes to its highest and most perfect state of cultivation when it is planted near the sea.
"The Story of the Cotton Plant" by Frederick Wilkinson
It is suitable for the "square" system of planting and cross cultivation.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
A guide to successful Propagation and Cultivation of Florists' Plants.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884" by Various
The hills are cultivated to the topmost peak, or planted with trees where tillage is impossible.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
There are two kinds of maguey: the cultivated plant from which comes pulque, and one which grows wild in the desert parts of the country.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
At all the villages destroyed by Scott he found the corn re-planted and in a state of high cultivation.
"The Land of the Miamis" by Elmore Barce
The Sea-Wood of Graden had been planted to shelter the cultivated fields behind, and check the encroachments of the blowing sand.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
After planting, roll the surface smooth and level; this will greatly facilitate early cultivation.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
The cultivation of the young plants consists in keeping the soil about them light, and free from grass and weeds.
"Asparagus, its culture for home use and for market:" by F. M. Hexamer
I cultivate my orchard till the trees begin to bear, with a cultivator and hogs, planting nothing.
"The Apple" by Various
Eighteen species are native in Britain, and several are extensively cultivated as fodder-plants.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
At this time, however, plants were successfully introduced from Arabia to Java, where the cultivation was immediately taken up.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
But let us take a cultivated ornamental plant, like the dahlia or orchid.
"Landmarks of Scientific Socialism" by Friedrich Engels
This grand plant has been in cultivation for three years.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
Go to that rocky hillside, cultivate it, plant it in trees that will grow, blossom, and bear fruit tonight.
"Czechoslovak Fairy Tales" by Parker Fillmore
This plant, known only in cultivation, is usually regarded as native to the West Indies.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
Plants with stout roots are sometimes passed over by the harrow or cultivator.
"Seeds of Michigan Weeds" by W. J. (William James) Beal
They were at first appropriated chiefly to the cultivation of medicinal plants.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various

In poetry:

A plow, they say, to plow the snow.
They cannot mean to plant it, no —
Unless in bitterness to mock
At having cultivated rock.
"Plowmen" by Robert Frost
For who will cultivate the soil,
Or plant their sugar-cane and cotton?
Their niggers now are freed from toil,
And soon their ills will be forgotten.
"The Slave-Holder’s Apology" by Benjamin Cutler Clark

In news:

Gawk at the Largest Single Plant Ever Cultivated for an NYBG Exhibit.
Authorities are looking for 3 Hispanic men believed to be responsible for cultivating a large amount of marijuana plants in the Toiyabe National Forest area.
The idea that the Coast Salish and other Northwest Native Americans cultivated plants was disputed until relatively recently.
Famed anthropologist Franz Boas and his disciples argued that Native Americans didn't need to cultivate plants thanks to abundant salmon runs.
Gawk at the Largest Single Plant Ever Cultivated for an NYBG Exhibit.
A federal jury found Chico Martines, 36, guilty of conspiracy to manufacture and cultivate more than 100 marijuana plants after a five-day trial ending Friday.
You cultivate the soil, plant the seed, water and fertilize, and pray for good weather.
Some sources say the plant was first cultivated in China as a flowering herb as early as the 15th century B.C.
Biofuel (if cultivated, then also called agrofuel or agrifuel) can be broadly defined as solid, liquid, or gas fuel consisting of, or derived from recently dead biological material, most commonly plants.
Early spring we begin to prepare the soil for planting by cultivating it.
Elderly couple unknowingly cultivated cannabis plant in garden.
But they're cultivating more than native plants.
5 tips for cultivating edible plants.
A bow hunter hired by the city of Mendota Heights to cull the deer herd spotted two people on Sept 21 cultivating pot plants at Valley View Park.
Weeds have a bad reputation, but when mixed with other cultivated plants like roses, they can add some charm to a flowerbed.