sweet corn plant


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Noun1.sweet corn plant - a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eatingsweet corn plant - a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating
edible corn, corn - ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
corn, Indian corn, maize, Zea mays - tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
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Table 1, showed that the number of days to silk the sweet corn plant as affected by different cropping systems.
If an unlucky sweet corn plant poked above ground in weather chilly enough to freeze it too would survive.
2009) on the same study site, collected whole roots and shoots of sweet corn plants, and analyzed for macro- and micro-nutrients content in roots and shoots, found a significant increase in roots growth and its content of macro- and micro-nutrients under CM application compared to DM and control treatments.
The scientists exposed several varieties of sweet corn plants to the herbicide mesotrione or a combination of mesotrione and atrazine, another commonly used weed killer, and harvested mature corn 45 days later.
After you've stripped the ears from the sweet corn plants, the stalks go to the cattle, sheep or goats.