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alfalfa

alfal fuh

  • n  important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
  • n  leguminous plant grown for hay or forage

  • One sultry Sunday morning in August 1928, a long-legged, eight-year-old youngster stood in his father's alfalfa patch near Santaquin, Utah.
  • After a few weeks of chewing alfalfa, green caterpillars usually get a virus disease (wilt) that turns their insides to mush.
  • It occurs in lettuce, wheat germs, alfalfa, egg yolks, liver.
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  • Jack London in USA Today
    Jim Jeffries must emerge from his alfalfa farm and remove the golden smile from Jack Johnson's face,author Jack London wrote.
  • St Jerome in Agri News
    Dairyland' Seed's investment in R&D, its product portfolio and brand will strengthen our corn, soybean and alfalfa business,said Jerome Peribere, president and CEO of Dow AgroSciences.
  • Alex Atamanenko in The Castlegar Source
    Monsanto's genetically engineered alfalfa is as strongly opposed in Canada as it is in the US,concluded Atamanenko. "To protect farmers parliament needs to pass Bill C-474 as soon as it can be managed once parliament resumes in the fall."

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