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coarse-textured, coarse-grained, open-grained

Descriptive of wood having an open, porous cell structure that usually requires filling to provide a smooth finish.
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Huang M, Lee Barbour S, Elshorbagy A, Zettl J, Cheng Si B (2011) Water availability and forest growth in coarse-textured soils.
Previous work by Phillips (2002a, 2002b) and Phillips and Burton (2005) has generated considerable information on fertiliser (KCl) and wastewater (piggery effluent) leaching in large, undisturbed cores of a coarse-textured Podosol soil, and a well-structured Vertosol clay soil, respectively.
A soil textural triangle is used to divide soil textures into twelve different soil textural classes: coarse-textured soils are sandy, loamy sand, or sandy loam; medium-textured soils are sandy clay loams, loams, silt loams, and silt; fine-textured soils are sandy clays, clay loams, silty clay loams, silty clays, and clays.
By 2004, pellet teed dropped to 14 percent of total production while meal climbed to 72 percent and coarse-textured 11 percent (chart 2).
Coarse-textured grass seeds usually are much larger.
Coarse-textured plants have the largest leaves of all plants and are very noticeable, especially when planted near finer-textured plants.
Coarse-textured soils might have conductivities of one and one-half inches per hour or more, while fine-textured soils might measure a hundredth of that, or even less.
Off-type plants removed were (i) low-growing, low-density plants that had predominately thick, whitish stolons with a reduced number of leaves of very fine texture and producing few seedheads, (ii) very aggressive, medium-green, high-density plants that were approximately 45 cm tall (freestanding at maturity), and (iii) coarse-textured, lighter-green or excessively blue plants with greenish seedheads or minimal seedhead initiation.
Generally, the fine-textured grasses are regarded as more attractive than the coarse-textured grasses.
The coarse-textured sandy soils that characterize the Norfolk sand plain of southwestern Ontario are particularly well-suited for medicinal herb production.
One uniquely shaped flower, like a bird of paradise or a hairy, coarse-textured flower, like a protea, placed near the container rim can lend both a sense of physical balance, as well as visual balance when contrasted with the entire floral arrangement containing flowers and foliage that have less interesting shapes and textures.
Catalpas have ragged crowns of coarse-textured branches adorned with huge heart-shaped leaves, big enough that a catalpa leaf once served as an impromptu umbrella for my two-year-old daughter during an afternoon shower.