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curly top

n.
A viral disease of many plants, such as beets, beans, and tomatoes, characterized by curled leaves and stunted growth.
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It was essentially a fade cut that had a curly top, much like what Ryota Miyagi of the iconic Slam Dunk anime sported.
7 THE angelic Shirley Temple, pictured, was one of Hollywood's most famous child stars in the 1930s thanks to cutesy roles in Curly Top and Bright Eyes.
Enright said the expansion shouldn't have much effect on staffing levels.<br />Nurseries at the Kimberly facility focus on breeding for resistance to three major diseases of sugar beets curly top, powdery mildew and Rhizoctonia, said Betaseed's vice president of sales and marketing, Mark Schmidt.
Another hair-inspired name belongs to Benedict Cumberbatch, who sports a curly top in the "Sherlock Holmes" series and has been dubbed "Juan Fu" ("Curly blessing").
Previously knowledge about the viral pathogens of diseases was restricted before the isolation, structure and morphology of virus particles linked with such diseases like maize streak and beet curly top (Bock et al., 1974; Mumford, 1974).
"The plant grindelia squarosa, known as curly top gumweed, has extractable hydrocarbons with the potential use as a biodiesel or biomaterials crop," Miller, a professor in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, said.
The sugar beet curly top virus could meet its match in new sugar beet varieties derived from KDH13, a germplasm breeding line developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) researchers for resistance to the disease-causing pathogen.
As Shirley Temple, she had been the biggest child star of the Thirties, appearing in movies such as Bright Eyes, Curly Top and Heidi.
For this 2015 remake, QuvenzhanAaAaAeA@ Wallis gave Annie a fresh look, longer the redhead curly top girl with freckles.
As a child in the 1930s I remember my mother taking us to the cinema to see all her films - I particularly loved Curly Top and Poor Little Rich Girl.
For the fifth time in its history, the Chinese Theatre planned to dim the lights in its famous forecourt, which features Temple's little hand- and footprints, in tribute to the star of such films as "Curly Top,'' "Heidi'' and "The Little Colonel.''
Temple was credited with helping save 20th Century Fox from bankruptcy with films such as Curly Top and The Littlest Rebel.