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charlock:

see mustardmustard,
common name for the Cruciferae, or Brassicaceae, a large family chiefly of herbs of north temperate regions. The easily distinguished flowers of the Cruciferae have four petals arranged diagonally ("cruciform") and alternating with the four sepals.
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charlock

1. a weedy Eurasian plant, Sinapis arvensis (or Brassica kaber), with hairy stems and foliage and yellow flowers: family: Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2. white charlock a related plant, Raphanus raphanistrum, with yellow, mauve, or white flowers and podlike fruits
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Charlock seeds can remain dormant for up to 30 years before germinating.
Charlock is a common weed found alongside oilseed rape in the UK and mainland Europe.
The semi-axial dredge pump installed on the Charlock, type OBP9080HA, has various advantages for the owner.
Charlock is also known as wild mustard, and food historians and geneticists say most of the green vegetables farmed in the western world - apart from lettuce - were developed from it.
Also avoid shepherd's purse or charlock if it has swollen or clubbed roots.
Karl Manders, 37, of Charlock, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, given a four-month prison sentence suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay PS175 compensation and PS85 costs for burglary.
com, the new site designed by Thoroughbred International for Charlock Stud, which breeds, sells and races from its base near Towcester.
The next most frequent broad-leaved weeds identified by farmers were mayweed (infesting 86% of winter wheat), chickweed (infesting 82% of the crop), charlock (75% of the total crop), common field speedwell (69%), fat hen (68%), volunteer oilseed rape (68%), field pansy (65%) common poppy (60%), knotgrass (59%) and groundsel (58%).
Birtley hit back and grabbed a lifeline with five minutes to go though as Charlock struck but Stokesley killed off any hopes of a revival almost immediately when Lev Yalcin scored.
One relative of rape is charlock, which was a serious arable weed until the advent of selective herbicides in the 1950s.
Christopher Keenan, 34, of Charlock Grove, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, banned from driving for six months and fined pounds 100 with pounds 25 costs for using a vehicle without insurance and driving without an appropriate licence.
Christopher Keenan, 34, of Charlock Grove, Coulby Newham, banned from driving for two years and fined pounds 400 for driving without an appropriate licence and having no insurance or MOT.