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big bud

n
(Plant Pathology) a serious disease of plants, esp of blackcurrants, in which the buds swell up as a result of attack by the gall mite Cecidophyopsis ribis
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Girls, sometimes I feel as if those exams meant everything, but when I look at the big buds swelling on those chestnut trees and the misty blue air at the end of the streets they don't seem half so important.
Ron Harmon, the Montana entrepreneur who gave life to the world's largest tractor, bought the manufacturer Big Bud Inc.
Pick off enlarged buds on blackcurrants to prevent the spread of big bud mites that carry reversion disease.
The black ball is then seen travelling down the building across the road towards a big Bud lorry.
Big Bud 16V-747 and the Australian tractor trekkers were also on hand.
It's an OK beer," said Phil Simpson, "but it's more like some kind of big Bud than a Belgian tripel.
Seabrook's Black is said to be resistant to big bud disease.
If it's the dreaded big bud mite, then it's curtains for my blackcurrants.
You have come to the right place - your blackcurrant bushes have an infestation of big bud mite (cecidophyopsis ribis).
4 Pick off and burn any big buds on your blackcurrants which could be infected with the big bud mite.
Anheuser-Busch introduced its Big Bud, and last month a one litre format was added to the Stella Artois range.
BEAM ME UP DOGGIE: Up goes the pooper snooper into the galactic ship's shaft of light; ALIEN CRAFTY: The ship is ready to receive the spy - wait for a big Bud body burster.