Definition of Sickle alfalfa

1. Noun. European medic naturalized in North America having yellow flowers and sickle-shaped pods.

Exact synonyms: Medicago Falcata, Sickle Lucerne, Sickle Medick
Generic synonyms: Medic, Medick, Trefoil



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sickle Alfalfa

sickhouse
sickhouses
sickie
sickies
sicking
sickish
sickishly
sickishness
sickishnesses
sicklaemia
sickle
sickle-cell anaemia
sickle-cell anemia
sickle-cell disease
sickle-shaped
sickle alfalfa (current term)
sickle cell
sickle cell C disease
sickle cell anaemia
sickle cell anaemia: bone manifestations
sickle cell crisis
sickle cell dactylitis
sickle cell disease
sickle cell haemoglobin
sickle cell prep
sickle cell retinopathy
sickle cell test
sickle cell trait
sickle feather

Literary usage of Sickle alfalfa

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1. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"These are, however, well developed in some forms of sickle alfalfa, ... Oakley has recently described some extraordinary examples of sickle alfalfa. ..."

2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"These are, however, well developed in some forms of sickle alfalfa, ... Oakley has recently described some, extraordinary examples of sickle alfalfa. ..."

3. Breeding Crop Plants by Herbert Kendall Hayes, Ralph John Garber (1921)
"... sometimes called sickle alfalfa or yellow-flowered alfalfa. The two species cross readily, as Waldron (1919) has shown (for pollination studies on ..."

4. Breeding Crop Plants by Herbert Kendall Hayes, Ralph John Garber (1921)
"The only closely related species of economic value is M. falcata, sometimes called sickle alfalfa or yellow-flowered alfalfa. The two species cross readily, ..."

5. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"One species of alfalfa, known as Siberian or sickle alfalfa, is found growing wild as far north as 60° latitude in Siberia. The relative hardiness of the ..."

6. Alfalfa in Kansas: Report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture for the by Kansas State Board of Agriculture (1916)
"Medicago falcata, or sickle alfalfa, is distributed widely over eastern ... In this part of Siberia the sickle alfalfa is one of the characteristic and ..."

7. Progress in Irrigated Rice Research: Selected Papers and Abstracts from the by International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"Investigations show that the proportion of N derived from dinitrogen fixation in milk vetch, common vetch, sickle alfalfa, and broad bean is 85-89% (Table ..."

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