side-dress

[sahyd-dres]
verb (used with object), side-dressed, side-dressing.
to fertilize (growing plants) by mixing fertilizer into the soil along each row.

Origin:
1965–70

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side-dress
 
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(tr) to place fertilizers on or in the soil near the roots of (growing plants)

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