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twiner

[′twī·nər]
(botany)
A climbing stem that winds about its support, as pole beans or many tropical lianas.
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28) and "poetic descriptions" (Cook, Read, and Twiner, 2009, p.
Some 50 women from this remote village are twiners of coco coir, a rope fiber fashioned from coconut husks and woven into geonets or rolls of fiber mesh nets used in preventing soil erosion and landslides.
Twiner, who has been appointed chairman of Robin Hood Multifoods and will remain with the company to facilitate a seamless succession until his planned retirement on June 30, 2003.
Twiner, vice president, International Multifoods, and president of Robin Hood Multifoods Inc.
We are taking this action for three primary reasons," said Don Twiner, president of Robin Hood Multifoods.
As a company, we are focused on growing our business and enhancing our leadership position in Canada's home-baking industry," said Don Twiner, president, Robin Hood Multifoods.
We are extremely pleased that Aurora Foods has selected Robin Hood as a strategic partner in Canada," said Don Twiner, president, Robin Hood Multifoods.
Members of the Kalilayan Twiners and Weavers Association in Barangay Ibabang Kalilayan, Punta, Malvar and Pag-aguasan will be the beneficiaries of the project.
The apical twining mechanism for ascent is the most common mechanism in most studied habitats, and because it is effective on host plants of small diameter, many species are apical twiners where richness is high (Putz & Holbrook, 1991).
At least 22 groups of twiners and weavers were organized in the towns of Unisan, Candelaria, Agdangan, Lopez, Padre Burgos, Guinayangan and Lucban.
With pole beans, Malabar spinach and other twiners, this little tweak will result in leafier, more productive plants.