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The foliage and stems of vegetable crops, such as potatoes, beans, peas, etc. Also known as bine.
The process of encouraging seed potatoes to sprout roots by exposing them to sunlight before planting out.
Also referred to as ridging, to earth up is to cover roots with a thick layer of soil. It's particularly associated with potatoes, to prevent greening of the tubers.
1) The centre of a flower, where it's a different colour to the rest of the bloom.2) An undeveloped bud, eg, of a potato.