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scarifying

[′skär·ə‚fī·iŋ]
(agriculture)
A process that is usually preceded by hulling in which hard seeds are scratched to facilitate water absorption and speed germination.
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Chi square (2) test was used to analyze the significance of differences between the scarifying and puncturing methods and validity of the target gene segregation among the T2 population.
The dual, offset scarifying system penetrates and breaks up the road, while in the same pass, the dual offset disking system further breaks up, retrieves and mixes existing product to a uniform road material spec.
Scarifying your lawn removes the layer of dead grass and grass clippings that will have built up during the summer and which can choke new growth in the spring.
Yet the dry weather and dry soil conditions mean that scarifying will simply rip the lawns to pieces - with little hope of any reasonable recovery.
Tenders are invited for Scarifying the existing bt layer and providing renewal layer to existing 7.0m c/w road infront of plot.no-13 and construction of speed breakers at industrial estate, Kancharapalem, Visakhapatnam district under iala funds.
This powerful yet lightweight 1300W device means an end to the traditional heavy and laborious work of raking and scarifying your lawn.Complete with a two-point start switch for safety,simply select the interchangeable head you require (scarifying or rake), plug in and go!
Walk your lawn first, looking and observing, picking up any debris, before giving it a good scarifying.
Scarifying means removing all the old debris and what we technically call thatch, which is really rotting vegetation, between the blades of the grass.
The official name for this is scarifying, and by doing it you remove a lot of debris or "thatch" such as dead grass, moss and weeds.
The next task is technically known as scarifying and this involves the removal of all the old debris, weak grasses and rubbish we term thatch.
Item Description: Scarifying Existing Granular Surface to a depth of 50 mm (Scarifying the existing granular road surface to a depth of 50 mm and disposal of scarified material within all lifts and leads up to 1000 meters ) as per clause 305.4.3.
MOSS: If your lawn is very mossy - especially likely if it is shaded or has been particularly wet - then before scarifying apply a moss killer.