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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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Hassim HA, Lourenco M, Goh YM, Baars JJP, Fievez V Rumen degradation of oil palm fronds is improved through pre-digestion with white rot fungi but not through supplementation with yeast or enzymes.
In addition, the palms from which fronds are taken must be treated with appropriate insecticides.
2 m was cut down through the decomposing fronds to the soil surface, and the frond material from this area was placed in an airtight container fitted with a fan for mixing and an opening to accommodate the chamber.
Jumeirah Heights Fronds will be a new community within a community -- a new mix of residential, retail and leisure facilities at one of Dubai's most sought-after locations," Lootah said.
Keywords: Activated carbon Physical activation Gaseous mixture Saudi Date Fronds agro waste.
The mean rates of noise impulses, larval impulses, and larval bursts were calculated for each frond as averages of the rates each day in enclosed and exposed recordings.
Thus, it was possible to use frond size (A) to calculate its approximate age (t),and it was possible to predict frond size (A) after a given amount of time,
During the replanting process, the waste would be generated in the form of felled trunks and fronds.
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.