fertilize fertilize  /ˈfɜr tə ˌlaɪz/


  1. (v) provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
  2. (v) make fertile or productive
  3. (v) introduce semen into (a female)

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  1. It's unclear whether IVD sperm may eventually be able to fertilize an egg successfully the ultimate measure of similarity between IVD sperm and normal sperm.
  2. The result saves space--vital in urban areas--and allows farmers to irrigate and fertilize with far less waste.
  3. At the very least, spermatozoa from exceptional males could Le saved to fertilize females of the future.


  1. Outdoors Insider, with Dale Sunderlin: What exactly is soil pH?

    The last couple of columns have addressed food plots, liming, fertilizer, planting and the all-infamous pH levels.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Star Beacon

  2. Got a garden? Better fertilize!

    MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP -- For Facebook Friday we take a closer look at fertilizers. They're not all the same. Different fertilizers are better suited for certain plants. For healthier flowers, look for fertilizers higher in phosphorous, which promotes flower production.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WLUC Marquette

  3. Biosolids debate spreads

    Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:54:33 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Todd La Roche holds dried biosolids, a byproduct of the Selah wastewater treatment plant that is often used as fertilizer. SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — On a blue-sky spring day in a field between Snipes Mountain and Yakima River’s maze of backwater, a truck crawls through a field of triticale, sending ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

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