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haulm

, halm
1. the stems or stalks of beans, peas, potatoes, grasses, etc., collectively, as used for thatching, bedding, etc.
2. a single stem of such a plant
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As shown in Table (2) the dry matter intake (DMI), digestible dry matter intake and crude protein intake (CPI) of groundnut haulms showed no significant difference if concentrated supplement offered once (1x), twice (2x) or three times (3x) a day.
Ikhatua UJ and IF Adu A comparative evaluation of the utilization of groundnut haulms and Digitaria smutsii hay by Red Sokoto goats.
The tall, leggy haulms cannot withstand any more wettings and have fallen to their dreaded enemy, the blight.
As a general rule, it's all right to compost the stalks or haulms, but if there was any sign of disease, eg blight or eelworm, burn the lot or dispose of it in your wheelie bin.
IF there are any blight affected potato haulms or tomato plants left in your garden, make sure that you bin or burn them.
Never put the tomato haulms on the compost heap because they may be harbouring damaging viruses such as tomato mosaic virus.
The crop residues produced include straws from barley, finger millet, pearl millet, sorghum, wheat and rice, stover from maize, forage from chick pea and pigeon pea, haulms and meal from groundnuts.
If planning to store healthy potatoes, leave them in the ground for a couple of weeks after the haulms have been removed to allow the skins to harden.
Continue to lift potatoes this month and next when the haulms start to yellow, as there will be no further growth in the tubers.
Larger scale earthing up will not be necessary until the haulms (stems) are about 6-9in tall.