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haulm

 (hôm)
n. Chiefly British
The stems of peas, beans, potatoes, or grasses.

[Middle English halm, straw, from Old English healm.]

haulm

(hɔːm) or

halm

n
1. (Botany) the stems or stalks of beans, peas, potatoes, grasses, etc, collectively, as used for thatching, bedding, etc
2. (Botany) a single stem of such a plant
[Old English healm; related to Old Norse halmr, Old High German halm stem, straw, Latin culmus stalk, Greek kalamos reed, Old Slavonic slama straw]

haulm

or halm

(hɔm)

n.
stems or stalks collectively, as of grain or of peas, beans, or hops.
[before 900; Middle English halm, Old English healm, c. Old Saxon, Old High German halm, Old Norse halmr; akin to Latin culmus stalk, Greek kálamos reed]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haulm - stems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Translations

haulm

n (single) → Stängel m; (grain, grass also) → Halm m; (collectively) → Stroh nt
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According to the council, the priority for farmers now should be to destroy haulm growth and tackle volunteers in other crops.
Pods on green stems eventually matured, but the green stems, when crushed by the combine cylinder, exuded moisture onto seeds and pods, making difficult a clean separation of seed from haulm (i.e., pod walls, stems and branches, plus any nonabscised petioles and leaves).
Once the haulm (stems and leaves) reach approximately 22cm (9" ) the surrounding soil must be hoed up around the stems to a depth of about 12cm (5").
Delaying haulm destruction to maximise crop yield is an exceedingly risky strategy this season.
The first outward signs are dark-brown marks on the leaves and stems after which the haulm dies and the affected tubers rot, although for a few days after lifting they may appear perfectly sound.
It also produced 25% greater haulm yield than VRI 2 (13.77 t [ha.sup.-1]).
The potato haulm should grow dense enough to smother all weeds but if this is not the case earth up a second time.
Lv, "Chemical components from the haulm of Artemisia selengensis and the inhibitory effect on glycation of [beta]-lactoglobulin," Food & Function, vol.
Physiological age index: a new, simple and reliable index to assess the physiological age of seed potato tubers based on haulm killing date and length of the incubation period.
However, in co-gasification of Shenmu coal and rice haulm, the results show a decrease in CH4 contents in comparison with coal gasification due to lower carbon and hydrogen contents in rice haulm [32].