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- noun Plural form of
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You have to occasionally feed your little plantlings to encourage them to keep growing.
When he inquired as to how they planned to prevent erosion, the answers were vague.7 They did scatter seeds over the new land, but the consultant was dubious that the plantlings would take hold strongly enough in the bone-dry surroundings.
On May 26, therefore, he had in his carefully tended rows not one plant every twelve inches, the way he wanted, but a continuous line of young plantlings, eight for every one he intended keeping.
These are small plantlings, with a long finger of soil material attached.