Definition of Ratooner

1. a plant that ratoons [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ratooner

ratite
ratite bird
ratites
ratless
ratlike
ratlin
ratline
ratlines
ratling
ratlings
ratlins
rato
ratoo
ratoon
ratooned
ratooner (current term)
ratooners
ratooning
ratoons
ratoos
ratos
ratpack
ratpacks
ratproof
rats
ratsbane
ratsbanes
ratskin
ratskins

Literary usage of Ratooner

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"It appears to be a strong ratooner and to have considerable resistance to root disease, borer and stem rot. If these indications prove true ..."

2. Rice Ratooning by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"A good agronomic cultivar of the area could also be a good ratooner, like Intan in Karnataka. Several cultivars have given ratoon grain yields of more than ..."

3. Hand-book of Indian Agriculture by Nitya Gopal Mukerji (1901)
"... as it is thick-skinned, and not so subject to the attack of jackals and insects and it is a free ratooner. After four years the yield falls off rapidly, ..."

4. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"A dark-red cane, originated in Demerara by Doctor Harrison, fairly resistant to root disease and a fairly good ratooner. Its dark color might make it ..."

5. Proceedings of the 1987 International Deepwater Rice Workshop by International Rice Research Institute, Thailand Krom Wichakan Kaset (1988)
"Observations suggested that Kala Sona was the most promising ratooner, but it was late maturing and was severely attacked by rats. ..."

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