In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine semillafeminine simiente literaryfeminine pepita USfeminine semilla USsunflower seeds — semillas de girasol
- Why, I wonder, would 5 million farmers on five continents around the world want to sow GM seeds?
- However, in a few cases, seeds of plants cultivated in botanical gardens were also used.
- We collected fruits and counted the total number of flowers, fruits, and fully developed undamaged seeds from each plant.
- The grains represent hope and the honey and poppy seeds symbolise happiness and peace.
- Plants with relatively low seed mass, total seeds, and flower production are expected to have larger values on this axis.
- In maize, as in all flowering plants, the seed develops inside a coat of maternal origin.
- Not all viable seeds produced in natural plant populations germinate in the season following their production.
- That imbalance prevents seeds and pollen from developing normally, making the mutant plants sterile.
- Most weed seeds germinate only in the top two inches of soil.
- Germinated seeds were planted individually in ceramic pots containing 300 ml of vermiculite, and then inoculated.
- Sunflower seeds are sown in the first fortnight of October.
- The embryos of imbibed seeds had a water content six times that of dry seeds.
- This species feeds primarily on fruits and the seeds of herbaceous plants.
- The germinating asparagus seed has a very large radicle (root).
- The germinated seeds were planted in gravel and further incubated under culture room conditions.
- Can the mustard seed ever grow too big?
- These seeds were similar in size and buoyancy characteristics to the seeds of cobble beach plants.
- The proportion of flowers and ovules that develop into fruits and seeds in flowering plants rarely reaches 1.
- They flower from March to June and disperse mature seeds from May to July in the second year.
- In the meantime, toast the sesame seeds in a dry skillet until golden and fragrant.
1.2(collectively)semillassimiente feminineI grew these tomatoes from seed — estos tomates los planté en almácigo
- the plant is in seed — la planta ha granado
- to go / run to seed — granar
- (deteriorate) you've run to seed since you stopped jogging — te has abandonado desde que dejaste de hacer footing
- a great actor gone to seed — un gran actor en decadencia
- seed potatoes — papas de siembra
- You go to the local nursery and get grass seed to fill these patches.
- Grow annual plants like Amaranthus and Agastache, which produce large quantities of seed, valuable food for adult sparrows.
- Mutants of this class display shortened hypocotyls and small cotyledons after irradiation of seed.
- Plants were covered with perforated bags after seed set to prevent loss of seed when ears shattered at maturity.
- Now specimens grown from seed have been air-freighted to the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh as part of a global effort to ensure the species' long-term survival.
- In more trials with indigenous plants, his immediate challenge was to amass sufficient quantities of seed so that large areas might be replanted.
- Myrsine africana and Montinia caryophyllacea were grown from seed.
- The firm sold several hundred tons of the GM maize seed to US farmers over the past four years.
- Dovuro organises production of commercial quantities of seed, and markets seeds to distributors.
- In advance of the Korean Olympics in Seoul in 1988 the company supplied a large quantity of seed for red onions - for pizzas.
- They can be grown from seed if the seeds are collected in the fall and sown on top of moist peat at about 70 degrees F.
- Mike and Polly travel extensively, especially to the USA, bringing back small quantities of seed from which they grow stock plants.
- It plans to supply $15,000 in grass seed and other funds to boost conservation efforts in Illinois and Iowa.
- Inclusion of this genotype in the other treatments was not possible because of the low number of viable seed available.
- Besides cutting back overhanging trees on a three-mile stretch of path, volunteers also laid grass seed and collected debris.
- In 1997, Oregon seed growers produced nearly 640 million pounds of grass seed on 439,000 acres of cropland.
- Combine recycled grass clippings instead of grass seed with sand for your divot mix.
- A hydro-seeder is just a machine that mixes water, grass seed, fertilizer and mulch into a slurry that is sprayed onto your lawn.
- Today only four clusters of seed companies provide seed to farmers around the world.
2(origins)germen masculinesemilla femininethe seeds of the rebellion — el germen / la semilla de la revuelta
- to sow the seeds of doubt — sembrar (el germen de) la duda
- Sadly, while Franklin sows seeds of reasonable doubt in the early going, before long the answers are agonizingly clear.
- If we had scored it could possibly have sowed some seeds of doubt in their minds and raised our confidence levels.
- The seeds of doubt were already well entrenched in his mind.
- In today's church, there are those who spread the seeds of doubt about the meaning of Genesis.
- A disappointing winter tour in Australia was followed by an indifferent start to the domestic season, and inevitably a seed of doubt had been sown in the public mind.
- it puts the seed of doubt in the back of their minds.
- The new management need to get a few wins in the league for confidence and credibility, otherwise the seeds of doubt begin to be sown.
- This only sows seeds of meanness in your heart, causing others not to trust you and causing you to suffer.
- There was a cause for happiness among the organisers because the seeds for self-employment were sown effectively.
- His father didn't win the seat, but the seed certainly was sown for the younger Campbell.
- Initiatives like these would sow seeds of peace throughout the world, he said.
- More bad publicity in the media has suggested that all may not be well with new homes, sowing seeds of doubts in the minds of potential buyers.
- The seed was planted to develop an incredible, retail frozen custard product with a taste that would span the likes of many generations.
- An individualist does not ponder ways to bring people together in an organised fashion, which is the seed of the mental process required to think up a new game.
- It would be a stronger book had it acknowledged the social and political conditions required for the seed of great ideas to bloom.
3Sportcabeza de seriesembrado masculine Mexicosembrada feminine Mexicothe first/second seed — el sembrado en primer/segundo lugar Mexico
- This became the 21st straight tournament without a 16th seed winning a game.
- Kandarr used a strong service game to knock off Frazier, the second seed eliminated from the tournament.
- Honeychurch entered the tournament as the top seed.
- In an NCAA tournament with more than 2,000 teams, the top seed would probably lose on a buzzer beater eventually.
- While the field is not as strong, it's no different from 1999 when Woods was the only seed remaining after three rounds.
- This is an awfully tough game for a top seed (after the USA won its group) coming into the quarter-finals.
- The Stars coasted into the play-offs last season as the top seed in the West, then were dumped in the second round by Anaheim.
- One thing we know is that the top seeds need to start playing like top seeds.
- Some argue it would take away the huge advantage the top four seeds have from byes and home-field advantage.
- The two, as the top seeds, dealt out a straight set defeat to the unseeded Bulgarian pair of Enev and Kanev in the final.
- All the Wildcats are asking him to do is assume a starting backcourt role on a team that was a No.1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and lost its starting guards.
- The 14th seed scored his best victory since a defeat of then-world number one Pete Sampras in a final four years ago.
- There was no such trouble for two other men's seeds in early second round action on another perfect morning at the National Tennis Centre.
- Pakistan have been placed in Pool A of the Olympic tournament with top seeds Germany, Spain, Korea, Great Britain and Egypt.
- There is no debating Illinois' position as a No.1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
- At the very least, the first round exposed weaknesses among the top seeds.
- Not only was he the top seed and defending champion, he was a cut above the rest in his age-group.
- The former European singles champion will be top seed at this new tournament, promoted by Cheshire player Mike Johns in his new capacity as table tennis promoter.
- During the first round, the top eight women's seeds all won, and only one of them was pushed to a third and decisive set.
- ‘We will look at the top seeds at this tournament for the India trip because it is the only way we can send the right body builders,’ he said.
4.1(sperm)simiente feminine literary
- He only has two functional modes: he's either quoting the encyclopedia or looking to release his seed.
- In a similar way, human males feel a biological need to release their seed at frequent intervals.
4.2(offspring, descendants)progenie feminine literarydescendencia feminine
- The key is that the promise was made to Abraham and to his seed, that is, to one seed, to one offspring.
1(sow with seeds)to seed sth with sth — sembrar algo de algo
- to seed a field with barley — sembrar un campo de cebada
2(remove seeds from)(fruit) quitarle las pepitas a(fruit) quitarle las semillas a
4Sporta seeded player — un sembrado Mexico
1(form seeds)(plant) granar
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