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Definition of Stockiness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Stockiness
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1. Principles of Plant Culture: An Elementary Treatise Designed Asa Text-book by Emmett Stull Goff (1910)
"Pruning for stockiness aims to develop a low Fio. 157. Raspberry cane rendered stocky ... Pruning for stockiness is much practiced in the raspberry (Figs. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"When two years old or younger they are transplanted to increase the stockiness of the roots and render the trees better able to stand transplanting to final ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"In plant-growing, relatively low temperatures, free ventilation, sparse watering and abundant sunshine make for stockiness, hardiness, good root-systems, ..."
4. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden by Missouri Botanical Garden (1879)
"Average length of leafy shoot is included in some of the tables, but this affords merely an index of stockiness or attenuation of the plants. ..."
5. The Races of Europe: A Sociological Study (Lowell Institute Lectures) by William Zebina Ripley (1899)
"This type is of medium height, decidedly inclined toward stockiness in build. Its whole aspect is rather of solidity than of agility. ..."
6. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"... with the exception perhaps that severer cutting-back is practiced at first in order to give strength and stockiness to the limbs. ..."