Sentence Examples


  • New, disease resistant trees are bringing back the splendor of what has been called one of the prettiest towns in New England.
  • You'll find the Guardian men noble but resistant to what's good for them sometimes.
  • Portions most liable to destruction, those parts between the tide marks, were found perfectly sound, and showed no signs of the ravages of marine organisms. Other valuable timber trees of the eastern portion of the continent are the blackbutt, tallow-wood, spotted gum, red gum, mahogany, and blue gum, eucalyptus; and the turpentine (Syncarpialaurifolia), which has proved to be more resistant to the attacks of teredo than any other timber and is largely used in wharf construction in infested waters.
  • In 1953, he developed a method to make strains of wheat highly resistant to a single form of rust.
  • And although rust was highly adaptive, by making ten or so different wheat varieties resistant to different forms of rust, Borlaug helped farmers reduce the risk of crop loss to a minimum.

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