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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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Other soil improvement trials under way at the farm involve mechanical intervention, such as slit aeration and sward lifting, and monitoring grassland performance following applications of purchased fertiliser and farmyard manure.
These include slit aeration, sward lifting and monitoring grassland performance following applications of fertiliser and farmyard manure.
In monocultures 1000 viable seeds per m2 for forbs and legume swards and 5000 viable seeds per m2 for grass swards were sown.
Under this option, the field (which must be at least 50% rye-grass) remains closed after the silage cut is taken to allow the sward to flower and set seed, providing a source of food over winter for a range of farmland birds.
We are currently pursuing general lines of enquiry, but ask anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity or somebody walking along Swards Road or Burns Crescent in the early hours of Tuesday or Wednesday to contact us - any information could help us track down this offender.
Swards (11) was the only batsman to reach double figures as Mark Shorrocks (5-11) and Suwanji Madanayake (4-24) did the damage.
The company's lamb products are from pure-bred Lleyn, with exceptional eating quality derived from a diet of clover swards in Summer/ Autumn and turnips in Winter.
Even swards of cultivars that reached maturity in August exhibited long-term benefits from delaying harvest until at least mid September (Casler and Boe, 2003).
CRICKET is that slow and gentlemanly game played out on peaceful green swards in the summer, with the occasional trot between wickets and breaks for tea.
Interspersed between the green swards are soft paths infilled with reddish brown wood chips and narrow ponds containing water lilies and frogs.