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pome

 (pōm)
n.
A fleshy fruit, such as an apple, pear, or quince, having several seed chambers and an outer fleshy part largely derived from the hypanthium.

[Middle English, from Old French, apple, fruit, from Vulgar Latin *pōma, from neuter pl. of Late Latin pōmum, from Latin, fruit.]

pome

(pəʊm)
n
(Botany) the fleshy fruit of the apple and related plants, consisting of an enlarged receptacle enclosing the ovary and seeds
[C15: from Old French, from Late Latin pōma apple, pl (assumed to be sing) of Latin pōmum apple]

pome

(poʊm)

n.
the characteristic fruit of the apple subfamily, as an apple, pear, or quince, in which the edible flesh arises from the greatly swollen receptacle and not from the carpels.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin pōma, pl. (taken in Vulgar Latin as feminine singular) of pōmum fruit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pome - a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy partpome - a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
apple - fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
pear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
quince - aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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52%) for samples treated with NPK + AS and samples treated with Yara+ POME recorded the least weight loss of 17.
Since Endo filed for approval in 2007, approval of TU has been held up for safety reasons, namely reports of anaphylaxis and POME during or shortly after injections were administered, in clinical and postmarketing studies in countries where the product was approved.
The major issue with this POME is its high biochemical oxygen demand [BOD], chemical oxygen demand [COD] and total solid [TS].
Over the past 20 years, the techniques available for the treatment of POME in Malaysia, were based on biological treatment, consisting of anaerobic, facultative and aerobic pond systems (Faisal, Hajime 2008).
Additionally, in 2011, Ukraine became the world's second biggest pome fruit exporter, and third largest currants and natural honey supplier, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN.
The blemish indicates that a quarter-inch-long, brown-and-gray, adult female has laid her eggs under the skin of this developing stone or pome fruit, causing scarring and ultimately reducing yield.
Headquartered in Seattle, WA, Pace specializes in the development and commercialization of coatings, sanitizers, and postharvest disease management products for use in many crops including citrus, stone fruit, pome fruit, potatoes and others.
Bottled in Los Angeles and sustainably crafted with local West Coast ingredients, Juiceology is naturally blended in five brilliant flavors: Plum/Grape/Blackberry, Blueberry Acai, Pome Blue Cran, Peach Mango, and the new Green Essentials.
Combrink and colleagues are seeking natural plant compounds that fight Botrytis cinerea, Penicillium expansum, Mucor piriformis, and Rhizopus nigricans--pathogens that attack pome fruit, such as apples.
and other prominent pome and stone fruit producing regions of the world.
It can be especially damaging to citrus/stone fruits, pome fruits, peppers, tomatoes and figs with the potential to cause damage to 100% of the fruit when infestations are not controlled.
It should be used in patients who require therapy and in whom the benefits of the product outweigh the serious risks of POME and severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).