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sward

turf or grass or a stretch of turf or grass
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sward

[swȯrd]
(agriculture)
A portion of ground covered with grass.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sward

Turf, or ground covered with turf.
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Sward targets for annual ryegrass of 1820cm at pre-grazing during its vegetative growth could minimize stem contribution in accumulated herbage since tiller stem elongation rates increase fairly rapidly in pastures from 18cm, even under a relative low-level competition for light.
A two-factorial analysis of variance (ANOVA) was calculated for every period and considered the factors sward and drought stress.
Moreover, the difference in the defoliation patterns of tillers in the horizontal plane of the sward, although little understood, determines horizontal sward structure, which affects forage plant growth (SANTOS et al., 2011a), forage harvesting efficiency, as well as intake behavior and performance of animals (CARVALHO et al., 2007; GONCALVES et al., 2009).
Still, Sward said she believes life unfolds as "part of God's plan" and said she hopes Swartout can maintain the sobriety she established after announcing her pregnancy and while in jail.
We relish the communications from our graduates, as well as contacts from men who call with questions on sobriety issues or the need for referral," said Sward. "We have seen remarkable successes in hundreds of men who are in the free world living for the first time as mature adults."
Prior to joining NPH in 2005, Sward served as an investment advisory analyst at JPMorgan where he was responsible for organizing and analyzing 401(k) plans for large institutional clients.
Attending the bride as matron of honor was the bride's sister, Jillian James Foster of Tupelo; Bridesmaids were Amy Elizabeth Grey of Vicksburg; Kandice Smith Rowe of Byram; Lauren Leatrice Moore and Kimberly Wynell Ward of Hattiesburg; Ashley Michelle Loper of Ocean Springs; Frances Anne Byrnes of Gulf port; Avery AnneLynn Sward of Big Point; and Lindsey Marie Locke of Vancleave.
If Lampard was fit, as Sward said, why did McClaren allow the FA to release a statement saying he had not picked Lampard because he was injured?
May 5: England doctor Leif Sward reveals his confidence that Rooney will feature in the World Cup.
England's team doctor Leif Sward has to inform FIFA by Tuesday if he expects Rooney to recover in time for the World Cup.
Rooney's broken metatarsal bone is healing well, according to England doctor Leif Sward, raising hopes that he can play a major role in Germany.
Wayne Rooney's chances of playing a key part in the World Cup have been boosted after England's team doctor Leif Sward claimed the player was making a "perfect recovery" from a broken metatarsal.