Tommy Atkins


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tom•my

(ˈtɒm i)

n., pl. -mies. Brit.
(sometimes cap.) a British soldier.
[1880–85; short for Tommy Atkins]
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With around 700 varieties of mangoes including famous Dashhari, Chausa, Hosnahara, Mallika, Tommy Atkins, Kesar and Langda, the unique 'Modi mango,' which weighs around 450 grams and has been named after PM Narendra Modi grabbed eyeballs, thanks to its peculiar name.
We wouldn't want to go back to days of Empire either, when Britain was only Great for the Toffs that ruled and Tommy Atkins was at the sharp end.
In Brazil, the Northeast region is the main area of production and exportation, and the variety Tommy Atkins is one of the most popular (Marques et al., 2010; Sivakumar et al., 2011).
If you've only eaten the Tommy Atkins variety sold in grocery stores, you'll know why.
Students at The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College learned about Tommy Atkins, a WWI soldier whose story is brought to life on stage thanks to musician, playwright and performer Peter Gill.
Para inducir la floracion de los mangos se hicieron aplicaciones de Nitrato de Potasio (KNO3) al 4% via foliar para la variedad Ataulfo; y de 6% en la variedad Tommy Atkins. Para lograr una respuesta favorable se tomo en cuenta factores como: seleccion de brotes maduros de 5 a 6 meses de desarrollo, que brotaron en junio y se distinguen por tener hojas verde oscuro, consistencia lenosa y la yema apical bien desarrollada, tener en cuenta la epoca de aplicacion de inductor de floracion, de preferencia un mes despues de que hayan terminado las lluvias (5 noviembre al 5 de diciembre) para asegurar la respuesta del producto, ya que segun la literatura el KNO3 no reacciona cuando existe humedad en el suelo.
El objetivo del presente trabajo fue estudiar el comportamiento cinetico en la DO de mango Tommy atkins a dos concentraciones de sacarosa (45[grados]Bx y 60[grados]Bx) y tres temperaturas (20[grados]C, 35[grados]C y 50[grados]C), para evaluar el efecto que la temperatura tiene sobre la transferencia de masa en este proceso.
Los cultivares seleccionados fueron Criollo, Hadden, Hilacha, Kent y Tommy Atkins, basado en el hecho de que son usados para exportacion y los de mayor demanda como consumo de fruta fresca.
Tommy Atkins, a cultivar that is more difficult to induce to flower than 'Keitt', had 18% of shoots flowering after the 5-month application and 100% flowering after the KN[O.sub.3] application 6 months after the pruning date (RAMIREZ & DAVENPORT, 2010; RAMIREZ et al., 2010).
Kipling could and did write perfect prose, but much of his work was written as Tommy Atkins and Stella Sedgewick spoke it in barracks and barrooms, woolen mills and sheep farms.