black stem

black stem

[′blak ‚stem]
(plant pathology)
Any of several fungal diseases of plants characterized by blackening of the stem.
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He looked again and they had gone, and the black stem of the Andrew Jackson, a little disfigured by the sinking Bremen's last shot, was parting the water that had swallowed them into two neatly symmetrical waves.
And so, leaving the remnant of these damned souls still going hither and thither and moaning, as the day grew clearer, I tied some grass about my feet and limped on across smoking ashes and among black stems, that still pulsated internally with fire, towards the hiding-place of the Time Machine.
So here we are, installed in this beautiful old house, and from both my bedroom and the drawing room I can see the great elms of the cathedral close, with their great black stems standing out against the old yellow stone of the cathedral, and I can hear the rooks overhead cawing and cawing and chattering and chattering and gossiping all day, after the manner of rooks--and humans.
A recent report from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) found that HBCUs produce more than one-third of the nation's Black STEM Ph.
The rust-resistant wheat varieties were developed with the support of an IAEA technical cooperation project, "Responding to the Transboundary Threat of Wheat Black Stem Rust (Ug99)", which involved more than 20 nations and international organizations.
Black stem rust, a disease that targets grain crops, has emerged in Uganda and is spreading north, devastating crops as far as Yemen and Iran.
Summary: Riyadh, Rabi&' Al-Awwal 05, 1432, Feb 08, 2011, SPA -- King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) is participating in a research project conducted by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) entitled "Responding to the Transboundary Threat of Wheat Black Stem Rust", known internationally.
The Ug99 disease, a time bomb for world wheat crop, is a virulent strain of black stem rust fungus (Puccini gaminess), discovered in Uganda in 1999.
Plants inoculated with Eca isolates developed symptoms of blackleg, which are leaf wilt, a soft black stem rot and stem collapse.
TJ Hughes' selection of black tableware includes a 12-piece Jeff Banks Cappadocia damask pattern dinner set, pounds 20' black stem glasses from pounds 5 a pair' charger plate pounds 1' black and silver crackers pounds 5 a box.
The black stem resembles the wire of a microphone, simple and sleek.