pieplant


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pieplant

(ˈpaɪˌplɑːnt)
n
a US dialect word for rhubarb
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Noun1.pieplant - long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetenedpieplant - long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
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Weed control in pinto beans with pieplant incorporated or complimentary preplant incorporated/post emergence treatments.
Soil Property Treatment (1) Phosphate Potash Magnesium Calcium pH Ib/acre SMS, 10%, 2 weeks 7.3 406 305 382 5388 SMS, 10%, 1 day 7.3 410 327 413 5703 SMS, 20%, 2 weeks 7.2 452 343 376 5007 SMS, 20%, 1 day 7.1 416 306 388 5042 SMS, 40%, 2 weeks 7.2 430 361 388 5136 N[H.sub.4.sup.+]- 7.2 377 311 407 5335 N[O.sub.3]-, 2 weeks N[H.sub.4.sup.+]- 7.2 432 312 381 5340 N[O.sub.3]-, 1 day unamended 7.2 425 315 375 5243 Significance (2) NS NS NS NS NS (1) SMS applied at 10, 20 or 40% mineralization rates two weeks pieplant or at planting; ammonium nitrate applied two weeks preplant or at planting; unamended control (2) = significantly different at P [less than or equal to] 0.05; NS = no significant differences Table 7: 2008 soil properties of field plots before applying nutrient treatments.
Also included with some of the foods are quirky little facts like the Greeks and the Romans were among the first to cultivate mushrooms or that rhubarb is nicknamed pieplant because of its popularity in pies.