Definition of Silking
1. silk [v] - See also: silk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silking
Literary usage of Silking
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of Corn: A Complete Treatise Upon the Culture, Marketing and Uses edited by Herbert Myrick (1904)
"This row of ^ears should be put down carefully, all ears being Fig 21 Illustrating Young Bar of Corn Before silking turned the same way. ..."
2. The Book of Corn: A Complete Treatise Upon the Culture, Marketing and Uses by Herbert Myrick (1904)
"... Before silking Now place a second layer on top of the first, reversing the position of butt and tip, so that the butts of the ears on the second layer ..."
3. Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Serviceby Isles of Shoals Association by Isles of Shoals Association (1908)
"105- silking after Gad. THOU hidden love of God, whose height, Whose depth unfathomed no man knows, I see from far thy beauteous light, Inly I sigh for thy ..."
4. Physiology of Stress Tolerance in Rice: Proceedings of the International by V. P. Singh, International Rice Research Institute (1996)
"A characteristic of maize under environmental stress is increased anthesis-silking- interval. The reserves of carbohydrate in the maize plant at silking are ..."
5. Drought Resistance in Crops with Emphasis on Rice by International Rice Research Institute (1982)
"Hybrids with heavier tassels also have longer anthesis to silking intervals ... The interval between anthesis and silking increases under most stress ..."
6. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1892)
"In the silking stage the water had decreased somewhat (83.83 per cent.), and a corresponding increase of the dry matter to 16.17. ..."
7. Climate and Food Security: Papers Persented at the International Symposium by International Rice Research Institute, Indian National Science Academy, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (1989)
"The critical time for maize to be injured by cold is in August, when plants are in the tasseling-silking and early kernel filling stages. ..."