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frond

1. a large compound leaf, esp of a fern
2. the thallus of a seaweed or a lichen

frond

[fränd]
(botany)
The leaf of a palm or fern.
A foliaceous thallus or thalloid shoot.
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Oil palm fronds (OPF), leaves and petioles from pruned branches during the harvesting of fresh fruit bunches for the production of oil, represent a major quantity of biomass from oil palm production and they are a potential source of energy for ruminant feed [1].
Thus it is important that all those using palm fronds for fishing must ensure that these originate from palms which are not infected with the Red Palm Weevil.
That area includes a harvest path on alternating rows with frond piles.
Jumeirah Heights Fronds will be located at the northern edge of its existing Jumeirah Islands community.
It added that it is set to create a new, lakeside residential complex of more than 1,400 apartments and villas - Jumeirah Heights Fronds - at the northern edge of its high-end Jumeirah Islands community in Dubai.
Table elaborates the CHN %age of raw date frond and the AC prepared at different activation temperatures.
A sensor-preamplifier module (model SP-1L Acoustic Emission Consulting [AEC], Sacramento, California) was attached magnetically to the screw in each palm frond and connected to an AED 2000 amplifier (AEC, Sacramento, California).
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD) was used to measure the average length of new growth in a linear direction-the distance between the top of the stain and the edge of the meristems on each frond (Fig.
In temperate climates Pteridium produces large stands with a dense canopy of green fronds, recruitment is rare in nature; patch expansion is achieved by vegetative growth through the rhizomes, the rate of frond decomposition is low and the litter layer can be very deep (Marrs and Watt, 2006).
Oil palm especially the fronds has a high potential to be used in overcoming this problem.
The data regarding number of pinnaea frond showed significant effect with N and FYM combination ranging from 147 to 151.
A follow up treatment was resorted again after four weeks in all 4 cows those still were bearing the intact wart crops (typical flat, elevated warts) and large frond type warts.