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Word: fertile

Definition: producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize

Sentences Containing 'fertile'

A female rabbit (doe) is fertile all year long.
A sixth part of the gross produce is the rent, too, of several very fertile lead mines in Scotland.
Although males remain fertile until death, the activity of the HPG axis decreases.
But in vain did he rack his imagination; fertile as it was, he could not devise any plan for reaching the island without companionship.
By the 1930s, Dockery plantation covered of rich fertile river delta lowland.
Čazma is situated on the slopes of Moslavačka gora, surrounded by fertile lowlands.
China has been long one of the richest, that is, one of the most fertile, best cultivated, most industrious, and most populous, countries in the world.
Dinant has been enriched by the agricultural opportunities presented by the fertile of the land on the plateau that overlooks it.
Fertile hybrids between the two have been bred.
Fertile land holdings, which support banana farming, are scattered throughout the island.
From the oldest and most famous of the Greek colonies the fertile coastal plain took the name of Cyrenaica.
From this fact we must conclude either that the aboriginal parent-species at first produced perfectly fertile hybrids, or that the hybrids subsequently reared under domestication became quite fertile.
He is as emphatic in his conclusion that some hybrids are perfectly fertile--as fertile as the pure parent-species--as are Kolreuter and Gartner that some degree of sterility between distinct species is a universal law of nature.
He is often associated with the screenwriter Pierre Bost with whom he had a fertile partnership from 1940 to 1975.
Hence, we may conclude that slight modifications of structure or of instinct, correlated with the sterile condition of certain members of the community, have proved advantageous; consequently the fertile males and females have flourished, and transmitted to their fertile offspring a tendency to produce sterile members with the same modifications.
In the 1930s, the economic crisis created a fertile ground for the rising of both leftist and rightist radicalisms.
In the course of a century or two, it is possible that new mines may be discovered, more fertile than any that have ever yet been known; and it is just equally possible, that the most fertile mine then known may be more barren than any that was wrought before the discovery of the mines of America.
It is much larger, being said to contain one hundred and ninety seven acres, and is more fertile in fish; but it is comparatively shallow, and not remarkably pure.
It was a fertile and well populated area.
It was once a thriving agricultural community, often called the “fertile crescent”.
Its lemma have an obtuse apex while the fertile lemma itself is chartaceous, elliptic, keelless, and is long.
Its lemma have an obtuse apex while the fertile lemma itself is chartaceous, keelless, oblong and is long.
Land in the neighbourhood of a town gives a greater rent than land equally fertile in a distant part of the country.
Most of the land is low lying and the soil is fertile.
Nevertheless, this pond is not very fertile in fish.
On the right hand side of the river is Turnbull's Island, and on it is a large plantation which formerly was pronounced one of the most fertile in the State.
Over several years, the activity the HPG axis decreases and women are no longer fertile.
Rent, therefore, it is probable, makes a greater part of the price of tin at the most fertile tin mines than it does of silver at the most fertile silver mines in the world.
Serowe is located in a fertile area, well-watered by the Lotsane River.
Since they had the richest and most fertile in the world, they have both ceased to be so.
Thanks to the fertile land of the country, the economy is dominated by farming, fishing, and tourism.
The area has a fertile land for both wet and dry seasons farming activities.
The area is fertile and suitable for agriculture.
The area is mainly rain-fed, with fertile land.
The chief result is that these illegitimate plants, as they may be called, are not fully fertile.
The land is devoted mainly to agriculture due to its fertile alluvial soils.
The land is very fertile and agricultural production is high.
The land is very fertile and agriculture predominates with dairying as the main occupation.
The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.
The most fertile coal mine, too, regulates the price of coals at all the other mines in its neighbourhood.
The Sannio hills have long been considered a particularly fertile zone of Italy.
The soil was very fertile and Collignon gave seed to the Spanish governor and to the local mission.
The spikelets are also elliptic, are long, and have 2 fertile florets which are diminished at the apex.
The value of the most barren land is not diminished by the neighbourhood of the most fertile.
The wide and fertile village of Vikøyri was established in ancient times.
They have fertile spikelets that are pediceled, the pedicels of which are long.
They have fertile spikelets that are pediceled.
Thornloe is situated within a fertile farm region in the Temiskaming valley.
Volcanic and mountainous with some broad, fertile valleys.
What they have, therefore, is applied to the cultivation only of what is most fertile and most favourably situated, the land near the sea-shore, and along the banks of navigable rivers.

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