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sward

turf or grass or a stretch of turf or grass

sward

[swȯrd]
(agriculture)
A portion of ground covered with grass.

sward

Turf, or ground covered with turf.
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001), but the relationship became weaker when we considered sward heights separately (short swards: [F.
Sward for another six months before I announced, emboldened by an especially heady dose of serum, that I felt it was time for me to terminate therapy.
2007) observed that the aerial tillers were responsible for approximately 75% of the LAI of swards in summer.
Agri students get to grips with the Opico Sward Lifter.
He added: "The sward has lost none of its density, so it's still well ahead of the Guineas side, which will start catching up next week when temperatures are forecast to go into double figures.
In that context, gregarious behavior and grazing in patches are evolutionary adaptations of cattle that give them advantages in nature (McNAUGHTON, 1984), but which result in under-and/or overgrazed sites in the same sward.
He said the detail did not appear in any police reports, although Sward testified that she thinks she did tell someone about the pads.
Highlights co-director and Sward project manager Rosie Cross said: "We found that we had an endangered habitat on our doorstep and we explored ways by which a theatre company and a rural touring scheme could raise awareness of this environment.
Sward wasn't the only England man denied access to Rooney at Stamford Bridge.
Timing of daily herbage allocation in rotationally stocked pastures affects diurnal patterns of leaf area reduction and may therefore affect the daily balance of sward photosynthetic gain and respiratory loss and energy intake by livestock.
Vera is a daring experiment by Anne Sward, who has previously touched on big subjects but in "ordinary" settings.
Colin Driver, foreman for Jockey Club Estates, said: "We have a great sward on the heath this year, so much so that we've had to cut the grass this winter, which is very rare.