harden off


harden off
Acclimatize a plant to a change in its environment by gradually increasing exposure to the new environment.

Combined glossary of agriculture. - MidCountry Media publishes Farm World newspaper.

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  • harden — verb 1》 make or become hard or harder.     ↘(of prices of shares, commodities, etc.) rise and remain steady at a higher level. 2》 (harden something off) inure a plant to cold by gradually increasing its exposure to the outside. Derivatives… …   English new terms dictionary

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