Definition of Disbudding

1. Noun. (agriculture) Removal of superfluous bud growths from a plant, done to encourage more robust growth of the fruit. ¹



2. Noun. (context: veterinary) In the raising of domesticated animals with horns, such as goats, sheep, and cows, the removal of the undeveloped horns from a young animal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disbudding

1. disbud [v] - See also: disbud

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disbudding

disbosoming
disbosoms
disbound
disbowel
disboweled
disboweling
disbowelled
disbowelling
disbowels
disbranch
disbranched
disbranches
disbranching
disbud
disbudded
disbudding (current term)
disbuds
disburden
disburdened
disburdening
disburdenment
disburdenments
disburdens
disbursal
disbursals
disburse
disbursed
disburser

Literary usage of Disbudding

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1. Fruits and Vegetables Under Glass: Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Figs, Grapes by William Turner (1912)
"disbudding is one of the first operations to be attended to after the vines break into growth. While it may seem a simple operation, the man who has this ..."

2. American Carnation Culture: The Evolution of Dianthus Caryophyllus by Levi Leslie Lamborn (1901)
"Some varieties of carnations are given to blow crown flowers; such kinds need but little attention in the matter of disbudding; ..."

3. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"For disbudding and ringing, spring is the most suitable season, at least for the latter practice, because, as we have before observed, nothing is gained ..."

4. The Chrysanthemum, Its History, Culture, Classification, and Nomenclature by Frederick William Thomas Burbidge (1885)
"STOPPING AND disbudding. Both these operations are of great importance in the growth and training of large specimens for show. Stopping the points of the ..."

5. Open Air Grape Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Garden and Vineyard by John Phin (1862)
"... intended to undergo the next year's pruning. The intermediate one is suppressed. The same operation is each year repeated. disbudding THE ..."

6. Roses, Their History, Development and Cultivation by Joseph Hardwick Pemberton (1908)
"CHAPTER XIV GROWING FOR EXHIBITION Staking and Tying Dwarf Maidens—Staking and Tying Standard Maidens—Thinning—disbudding—Tying the Blooms—Shading. ..."

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