Sentence Examples

  • This mode of growth is the cause of the " tillering " of cereals, or the production of a large number of erect growing branches from the lower nodes of the young stem.
  • As it is, some varieties are hardier and taller than others, and the straw more solid, varying in colour and having less liability to be "laid"; but in the matter of "tillering," or the production of side-shoots from the base of the stem, there is much difference.
  • From the period when sown, or 1715° from the period of germination, branching or "tillering" goes on freely, and the young ears are formed.