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dodder along

To walk or move along slowly and unsteadily, as is common in the elderly. I stayed with grandpa as he doddered along with his walker, but the kids ran ahead of us.

dodder along

to walk along unsteadily, as in old age. Both of the elderly ladies doddered along very slowly. We dodder along because we can't go any faster.
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The effects of two herbicides and their application times, as well as cutting heights of alfalfa, were investigated for controlling dodder.
A gene called CuRel lets the tomato recognize the dodder as a threat, Albert and colleagues report in the July 29 Science.
Following dodder attachment to pairs of donor and receiver host plants, I randomly assigned plant pairs to one of four treatments: 1) donor plant shaded, 2) donor plant fertilized, 3) donor plant shaded and fertilized, or 4) control.
From the peak area it was estimated that one gram of fresh dodder contains 23.
For the most part, the 100 to 170 dodder species have abandoned both photosynthesis and normal roots, the standard means that plants use to acquire food.
Based on the recommendations of Miller and Dodder (1980) and Courtenay and Weidemann (1985), a "don't know" response option was added in order to reduce the amount of guessing.
When a dodder seed sprouts, it doesn't grow roots to seek its own food.
The experiment finally identifies a cue-scent--that draws dodder to its victims, adds Mark C.
Laois & (c) Dodder Construction Ltd having its registered office & principal place of business at 41 Willbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 & (d) Vincent O'neill (Jewellery) Ltd having its registered office at Manus Brady & Co.
The River Dodder in Dublin burst its banks and the Tolka overflowed, causing localised flooding in Drumcondra on Friday night.
THEY did not exactly dodder on to Court Three supported by Zimmer frames but in the strange world of elite tennis, a second-week Grand Slam match between two players with a combined age over 71 was the closest thing you were going to get.
In another notable men's third round clash, veterans Jonas Bjorkman, from Sweden, and Australian Wayne Arthurs, boasting a combined age of 71, were due to dodder onto Court 13 for an intriguing tussle.
a) Dodder valley partnership having its registered office & principal place of business at county hall, 3 belgard square north, tallaght, dublin 24 & (b) Kinsealy motor centre ltd having its registered office & principal place of business at st.
It's suburbia - leafy gardens, the River Dodder and Lansdowne Road stadium.
Gavin Cromwell, who trains in Skryne, County Meath, enjoyed his third success when Dodder Walk took the 2m handicap hurdle by one and a half lengths under Roger Loughran.