onion plant

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Noun1.onion plant - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulbonion plant - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
onion - the bulb of an onion plant
Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion, shallot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
Allium cepa viviparum, Egyptian onion, top onion, tree onion - type of perennial onion grown chiefly as a curiosity or for early salad onions; having bulbils that replace the flowers
Allium fistulosum, Japanese leek, Welsh onion - Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions
Allium haematochiton, red-skinned onion - onion with white to deep red tunic; California
isothiocyanate - a family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations
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Depending on cultivars, onion plant initiates flowering when have a minimum number of 7-10 leaves including leaf initial (Rabinowitch, 1990; Khokhar et al., 2007a).
[10] reported after a 2-year field trial that onion plant growth did not respond to foliar application of amino acids relative to the control treatment, but increased growth response was recorded for those onion plants that were sprayed with humic acid extracts.
The present study was conducted to assess the disease management potential of Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm., and its effect on onion plant physiology.
Therefore, it was concluded that cotton should be intercropped with onion as a trap crop and medium onion plant spacing should be practiced for reducing thrips infestation and suitable bulb size with optimum yield.
Distribution and incidence of Iris yellow spot virus in Colorado and its relation to onion plant population and yield.
Variation in economically, and ecologically important traits in onion plant organs during reproductive development.
If you had put it in damp soil, the innermost leaves would have grown, emerging from the top of the onion and turning into the green parts of a new onion plant. Your kitchen table surgery has enabled the first stages of this growth process to start.
Distribution and incidence of IYSV in Colorado and its relation to onion plant population and yield.
This source of male sterile cytoplasm traces back to a single onion plant identified in Davis, California, in 1925 (Jones and Emsweller, 1936).
The onion plant apparently needs 12 hours of daylight per day to grow.
These special, underground leaves are full of food that the onion plant needs when it first begins to grow.
But farmers who tilled about 140 ha of land, particularly in Barangay Pesa, reported the return of harabas, army worms which devour the leaves of the onion plant.