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#197718 - 03/11/10 01:52 AM Re: I need a word... [Re: dougwalkabout]
Blast Offline
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Originally Posted By: dougwalkabout
Remember the old adage ...

(e.g.) If the corn is as high as an elephant's eye, run for your life! you have elephants in your corn! and you can't even see the lions! or the midgets!

(Okay, I'll stop now.)

Contingent modalities is a beauty though. Works well with plausible deniability. Great weasel words for a news conference when the incriminating photos have hit the Web.


Even sober, I'm laughing at that! May have to work it into my next plant class somehow...

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#197725 - 03/11/10 02:57 AM Re: I need a word... [Re: Blast]
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It's called good ole country wisdom.
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#197728 - 03/11/10 04:23 AM Re: I need a word... [Re: barbakane]
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ante-current generational cosmi-agrarian event-synchrononized vectored seed planting wisdom literature...I think crazy
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#197741 - 03/11/10 12:31 PM Re: I need a word... [Re: MDinana]
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Phenology is the practice of observing the cyclical changes in nature.

Here is a related link you might be interested in :http://www.ghorganics.com/Phenology.html
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#197743 - 03/11/10 02:00 PM Re: I need a word... [Re: Susan]
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How about agrocompatibility or biocompatibility


Pete

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#197746 - 03/11/10 02:19 PM Re: I need a word... [Re: paramedicpete]
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It sounds like you're looking for a phrase that's the equivalent of "Old Wives' Tale", but I have no idea what it would be, either.

So how about something like "Nature's Calendar", or "the Natural Calendar"?

Or coin something new, like "Eco-planting"?

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#197747 - 03/11/10 02:20 PM Re: I need a word... [Re: paramedicpete]
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Old farmer jargon (almanac) would probably call that the "telltale" sowing signs.

Comically, the rule of (green) thumb, to be specific to your request.

Beyond that, it becomes too esoteric.
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#197782 - 03/11/10 10:11 PM Re: I need a word... [Re: MDinana]
Susan Offline
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Okay, 'phenology' seems to be the word, a new one to me. When I first saw it in Scafool's post, I thought he meant phrenology (which seemed awfully unlikely) and had to look at it more carefully.

I knew you could come up with some useful words. (Still looking some of them up... "ante-current generational cosmi-agrarian event-synchrononized vectored seed planting wisdom literature"... that one is going to take me few minutes!

Okay, thanks All!

Sue

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#197839 - 03/12/10 02:29 PM Re: I need a word... [Re: Susan]
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Registered: 01/21/03
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Loc: Bucks County PA
planting by the signs

see Foxfire books.

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#197862 - 03/12/10 06:05 PM Re: I need a word... [Re: MartinFocazio]
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Allelopathy is very similar to what you are talking about, maybe you can start with that word and work outward. As in "allelpathy, not to be confused with (the word you need), is when plants actively determine the germination of other plants".

What you are referring to is a sort of human-based allelopathy.


Edited by clarktx (03/12/10 06:07 PM)
Edit Reason: incomplete
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