annual plant


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annual plant

[′an·yə·wəl ′plant]
(botany)
A plant that completes its growth in one growing season and therefore must be planted annually.

annual plant

annual rings
A plant whose life cycle is completed in a single growing season.
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Overall, annual plants produced snails with greater shell height (U = 57050; P < 0.01), mass (U = 58039; P < 0.01), and higher survival (U = 1740; P < 0.01) than perennial plants.
In this article, the effects of wheat protein as an adhesive in annual plant particleboards were investigated.
Marcus Evan's 5th Annual Plant Commissioning & Start Up conference will discuss key topics such as recognising the ground rules when developing commissioning strategy; categorising needs and objective while materialising contract with vendors and suppliers; forming the ideal commissioning team for projects; securing pre-commissioning tasks and activities to mitigate potential commissioning and start-up failures; prioritising commissioning activities by conducting and documenting risk assessments across all activities; and perfecting various tests on the automation process and equipment at the commissioning stage.
It is an annual plant that rapidly spreads along areas of wet ground, choking the life out of native plants.
Paris Horticultural Society is having its annual plant sale at a new location in downtown Paris at the Syl Apps Community Centre on Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m.
The annual plant and dig environmental event will be held on Sunday, March 30 between 1pm-3pm to bring the community together and keep the garden looking beautiful.
Annual plant capacity will ultimately be 300,000 short tons, depending on order mix.
This annual plant is hardy to Zone 6, but may over-winter in warmer climates.
When working with independent crop consultants, BASF focuses on those who are linked in some way to a retailer, says Lee, adding that crop consultants are included in training seminars, such as annual plant health training sessions.
Missouri Bladderpod (Lesquerella filiformis) The Missouri bladderpod is an annual plant in the mustard family (Brassicaceae) about eight inches (20 centimeters) tall with bright yellow flowers that bloom in late April or early May.
Rick Smith, AM General's vice-president, H2 Operations and Special Projects, says, "For the H2, we were designing the tooling and the plant at the same time as the model was being developed, so we had to have the ability to respond quickly to changes." Also, since the annual plant capacity is only 40,000 units, heavy investment in automation is hardly justified.
The upgrade of the plant's Styrene Monomer I Unit to state-of-the-art efficiency will increase the total annual plant production to about 2.1 billion pounds.

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