Definition of disbud in English:
verb (disbuds, disbudding, disbudded)[with object]
1Remove superfluous or unwanted buds from (a plant).
- If only about 60 percent of the better stems are staked with canes and the other lateral shoots removed through disbudding, the plant forms bigger, and more showy flowers.
- If you're interested in displaying roses for competition or just producing a nice specimen for the dinner table, try disbudding a few of your roses.
- Dormant cuttings are saved for bench grafting, stored in the cold; after soaking in fungicide solution, rootstock cuttings are disbudded and scion cuttings are cut into one-node pieces.
1.1 Farming Remove the horn buds from (a young animal).
- The code of recommendations for the welfare of livestock says only a trained and competent stock-keeper should perform disbudding and ideally a vet should do it.
- We do not routinely disbud animals other than wethers, so if you would like to purchase a disbudded kid, make sure to let us know so it can be done early.
- The use of naturally polled breeds avoids the need to disbud animals.
Definition of disbud in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan