Sentence Examples

  • The first flowers usually appear in June, and the bolls ripen from early in August.
  • It sheds its " forms " (as the buds are called), blooms, and even half-grown bolls in great numbers.
  • It has frequently been noted that even well-fertilized plants upon good soil will mature only 15 or 20% of the bolls produced.
  • The careless gathering of dead leaves and twigs, and the soiling of the cotton by earth or by the natural colouring matter from the bolls, injure the quality.
  • These do not drop, but as the grubs develop the cotton is ruined and the bolls usually become discoloured and crack, their contents being rendered useless.

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