Definition of Semidwarf

1. Noun. A plant that grows to a lesser height than usual for its kind, but taller than a dwarf variety. ¹



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Definition of Semidwarf

1. [n -DWARFS or -DWARVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semidwarf

semidiurnal
semidivine
semidocumentaries
semidocumentary
semidome
semidomed
semidomes
semidomestic
semidominant
semidouble
semidry
semidrying
semiduals
semiduplex
semidurable
semidwarf (current term)
semidwarfs
semidwarves
semie
semiellipse
semiellipses
semielliptic
semielliptical
semiempirical
semiepiphyte
semierect
semies
semievergreen
semifable
semifables

Literary usage of Semidwarf

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1. Rice Genetics: Proceedings of the International Rice Workshop at Lusaka by International Rice Research Institute (1986)
"The first semidwarf rice cultivar in California, Calrose 76, originated as a single gene semidwarf mutant from the very well adapted tall cultivar Calrose ..."

2. Rice Science: Innovations and Impact for Livelihood by T. W. Mew, International Rice Research Institute (2003)
"The rice ecological breeding system semidwarf breeding Southern China has frequent storms and torrential rains, causing rice to lodge and resulting in very ..."

3. Rainfed Lowland Rice Improvement by David J. Mackill, William Ronnie Coffman, Dennis P. Garrity (1996)
"semidwarf rices have higher harvest indexes than rices of intermediate height ... The recessive semidwarf gene sd-1 has been used extensively to develop ..."

4. Hybrid Rice: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Hybrid Rice : 6 by International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"Improved semidwarf cultivars grown in southern US are more productive than tall cultivars but usually require 30-40 kg more N/ha for optimum yield (Brandon ..."

5. Drought Resistance in Crops with Emphasis on Rice by International Rice Research Institute (1982)
"Homozygous recessive genotypes were deficient in F2 samples of dryland/semidwarf crosses (Hung and Chang 1976). Later studies also showed that the typical 3 ..."

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