Definition of Rootstalks
1. rootstalk [n] - See also: rootstalk
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rootstalks
Literary usage of Rootstalks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. ... Productive Plant Husbandry: A Text-book for High Schools, Including by Kary Cadmus Davis (1917)
"This will reduce the leaf surface sufficiently to weaken the rootstalks by the time ... Hogs required to pasture on the field will eat the rootstalks and ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Grasses form sod because of their abundant rootstalks; it is this faculty which enables ... Species with underground runners or rootstalks will be more ..."
3. Report (1905)
"The plants which do 'develop are annuals or plants which have fallen down the side carried by part of the bank or those which spread by rootstalks. ..."
4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1914)
"Floating rootstalks in the aquarium were always attacked and, if left for any length of time, were ultimately excavated through and through. ..."
5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The species, of which there are about twenty, arc perennial herbs with annual stems, creeping rootstalks, and leaves in two opposite rows. ..."
6. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Grasses form sod because of their abundant rootstalks; it is this faculty which enables grasses to ... Species with underground runners or rootstalks will ..."
7. Irrigation Farming: A Handbook for the Proper Application of Water in the by Lucius Merle Wilcox (1902)
"Wherever these underground stems or rootstalks are broken, other stems and leaves will grow. If these grasses are not thick ..."