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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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Adopting the belt filter press reduces the need for dredging the solid waste from the bottom of POME ponds, which currently has to be done every five to seven years and requires operation shutdowns.
Codling moth is generally the key tortricid pest of pome fruit orchards, and growers use a greater density of traps for this species than other tortricid leafrollers (Knight 2008).
The areas sown with stone and pome fruit have reached 2,900ha and 598ha this year, respectively, the same source added.
8% of COD content in POME [8] while high rate system such as closed tank digester still required 10 days of HRT [9].
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 biological treatment depends enormously on consortium of microorganism's activities, which operate the organic substances present in the POME as supplements and eventually degrade these organic matters into simple by-product such as methane, carbon dioxide and hydrogen supplied, and water.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The quince, is a small, deciduous tree that bears a pome fruit, similar in appearance to a pear, and bright golden-yellow when mature.
From choosing specific pome and stone fruits to site selection, watering systems, organic disease control, and developing a marketing plan to sell products, this is a solid pick and a 'must' for any organic farmer and for any involved in small-time production who want to move into marketing and profiting from organic techniques.
Its beverage products have been well known such as Original Love Juice in a number of variants including orange, apple and guava as well as Pome Rama, pomegranate juice, which is rich in antioxidant.