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hardy

1
(of plants) able to live out of doors throughout the winter

hardy

2
any blacksmith's tool made with a square shank so that it can be lodged in a square hole in an anvil

Hardy

1. Thomas. 1840--1928, British novelist and poet. Most of his novels are set in his native Dorset (part of his fictional Wessex) and include Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Return of the Native (1878), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895), after which his work consisted chiefly of verse
2. Sir Thomas Masterman. 1769--1839, British naval officer, flag captain under Nelson (1799--1805): 1st Sea Lord (1830)
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To address their concerns, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant geneticist Mark Ehlenfeldt conducted a study to determine if early-fall pruning of either northern highbush or southern highbush blueberries would harm their development of cold hardiness.
Personal views survey third edition (PVS-III), life orientation test revised (LOT-R) and professional life stress scale (PSS) were used to measure the hardiness, optimism and stress respectively.
The purpose of the study at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster was to determine the cold hardiness of 23 varieties of recently introduced V vinifera grapes so that grapegrowers and nurseries would have a better understanding of the ability of those varieties to survive the harsh winter conditions in the Midwest and northeastern United States.
Two personality characteristics, hardiness and optimism, seem to influence the quality of people's experiences and thus the frequency of their ability to engage in flow.
Their theory hypothesized people with personality hardiness are better equipped to cope with stressful situations because they perceive and embrace stressful situations as meaningful, natural challenges (Kobasa, 1979).
The reminder that generations of New Englanders have yet to win their winter hardiness merit badges is tacked to every annual storm that meteorologists predict has the potential to be the next big one.
com)-- Home and Garden America stated today that the PDF guide for its popular 50 Varieties Heirloom Seeds Pack will now include the USDA hardiness zone information for each of the seed varieties.
A heavy frost may slay it as its hardiness can vary so you're best to take cuttings through the growing season and grow on in a greenhouse over the winter.
For each species he includes the scientific and common name as well as important details including the hardiness zone, mature size, fall color, and disease and insect problems.
O termo em questao foi abordado por Kobasa (1979a) em um estudo longitudinal, como a hipotese de que pessoas que vivenciam um alto grau de estresse, sobretudo no local de trabalho, sem adoecer teriam uma estrutura de personalidade diferenciada das que acabavam adoecendo sob estresse, por isso tambem a utilizacao das denominacoes hardiness personality, psychological hardiness ou ainda stress resistance.
Hardiness is a psychological concept used to describe the trait or characteristic of those who remain physically or mentally healthy when and after confronting hardships, trauma, and life obstacles [1].
The concept of Hardiness or Hardy Personality was first proposed by Suzanne Kobasa (Kobasa, 1979) as a personal resource against the effects of negative or stressful events on health and, specifically, as a buffer of occupational stress (Kobasa, 1982; Kobasa, Maddi, & Kahn, 1982).