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sow

1. a female adult pig
2. the female of certain other animals, such as the mink
3. Metallurgy
a. the channels for leading molten metal to the moulds in casting pig iron
b. iron that has solidified in these channels

sow

[sau̇]
(metallurgy)
A mold of larger size than a pig.
A channel that conducts molten metal to molds in a pig bed.
(vertebrate zoology)
An adult female swine.
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55 g) was recorded when the crop was sown on 15th October, followed by 30th October where 19.
The crop was sown with single row hand drill in 30 cm apart rows using seed rate @ 125 kg ha-1.
Aiton) (Knapp and Crane, 2000) was sown by hand at a 1-cm depth and a rate of 1 g per m of row.