main stem


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main′ stem′


n.
the main street of a city or town.
[1825–35]
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Main stem analysis of lupin can be used to diagnose any manganese deficiency at flowering.
Significant left main stem disease can be present in 4 to 6 percent of patients undergoing coronary angiography1.
Miriam Colon makes her Broadway debut in Janes Bowles's play In the Summer House (also the writer's first Main Stem production).
Prune back the summer's growth to an outward facing bud about 7cm from where it arises on the main stem.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jul 20: The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) launched the "Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan" campaign in five main stem Ganga basin states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal, said Ministry of Water Resources on Thursday.
Tarbela Dam situated on the main stem of the Indus River but due to the fewer Monsoons, the water level in the dam has depleted.
Side-shoots need to be removed from tall tomato plants, also called 'indeterminate' and 'cordon', so that the plant's energy can be used and kept for growth in the main stem and trusses.
Remove from the main stem, tearing off gently so that you have a bit of the stem attached.
When combined with data from acoustic receivers already maintained in the main stem of this river to monitor movements of smalltooth sawfish and other species (see Fig.
A month before the end of the cropping season, cut off the growing tip of the plant or, in bush tomatoes, take out the tip of every main stem. If you have green tomatoes at the end of the season, put them in a paper bag with a banana to help ripen them.
All the long gangly growth should be taken back to a couple of buds from the main stem. If stems are competing, select one main one and lose the rest.
Sometimes during the season, the majority of the flower clusters on a tomato plant's main stem will open when the temperature or humidity isn't suitable for pollination, which can result in blossom drop.