In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in US)maizal masculine
- Farmers can drive though the cornfield - no matter how tall the crop is - and automatically add nitrogen where needed.
- Monarch caterpillars feed exclusively on leaves of milkweed plants, which grow in and around cornfields.
- Seemingly endless fields of sugar cane remind me of Iowa cornfields in July.
- Proponents say America has a strategic reserve of motor fuels in the cornfields of Illinois, the rice fields in California, and the cane fields of Florida.
- Thus, prairies are not simply abandoned cornfields or pastures.
- To find out, the researchers established corn pollen density and distribution patterns on milkweed leaves near cornfields.
- All three ‘hills’ disappear into the cornfields, poppies, fields and forest above and behind the centre, so that the building is truly a part of the landscape it adorns.
- The rice fields and cornfields were filled with many such people, filled with their singing as they labored near the highest peak of noon.
- Jerde accepted, wanting nothing more than to move away from the cornfield he had grown up in.
- They have the added advantage of acting as buffer areas between the Bt corn and non-target habitat or non-GMO cornfields.
- Vern has been bulldozing so long that he can remember when he worked on constructing the first airstrips for O'Hare International in the cornfields outside Chicago.
- They cause damage to orchards, vineyards, melon patches, cornfields, peanut fields, and chicken yards.
- With cornfields to the west and north of the non-GMO corn, the harvest sample along the edge of the field was contaminated with Bt.
- Sullivan's group laid waste to innumerous acres of cornfields and fruit tree orchards, leaving a burnt-out scarred countryside.
- Joe never shied away from hard work and in his young days worked in England where the farmers appreciated his great ability in the hay fields and cornfields.
- Quail did not figure prominently in medieval menus in England, although they are regular summer visitors, familiar in hayfields and cornfields and sometimes called corncrakes for that reason.
- Observations in other sunflower fields and dryland cornfields have shown that volunteer wheat can be a significant problem in these fields.
- Researchers place cardboard rings containing red or blue marked corn borer pupae at release sites within cornfields.
- Over 50 000 hectares of cornfields and vineyards have been completely destroyed, according to experts.
- Where do we find a place to skate amongst all the cornfields and cow pastures?
2(in UK)(of wheat) trigal masculine(of oats) avenal masculine
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