Definition of broadleaved in English:


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Pronunciation: /brɔːdˈliːvd


1(Of a tree or plant) having relatively wide flat leaves rather than needles; non-coniferous.
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  • It mainly parasitizes alfalfa, but also attacks some horticultural crops, legumes, and broadleaved weeds, though it is seldom found on woody plants, grasses, or cereals.
  • For example, if an herbicide controls broadleaved weeds but not grasses, grasses will fill the entire field.
  • But the inventory shows that the area planted with native pine and broadleaved species, which provide better habitats for wildlife, is expanding.
1.1(Of a wood or woodland) consisting of broadleaved trees: ancient broadleaved woodlands
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  • Grazing, conifer removal and coppicing are just some of the management techniques being used to conserve species-rich grassland, broadleaved woodland and populations of rare butterflies on the scar.
  • At a secret location near Skipton, logs are being used to grow gourmet varieties of mushrooms, in a scheme officers hope could inspire landowners to better manage broadleaved woods.
  • During migration they are less restricted than during the breeding season and can be found in brushy areas, along streams, and in shady, broadleaved woodlands.

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