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20:14 Aug 27, 2010
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English to French translations [PRO]
Botany
English term or phrase: runners and plugs
...a real bonus for hydroponic growers who may be hesitant about introducing soil grown runners and plugs into their system.
mireille chartrand
Canada
Local time: 10:34
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3 +1plantes stolonifères et plants minimottes
Jerome Nunes


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
plantes stolonifères et plants minimottes


Explanation:
Si "runners" et "plugs" se réfèrent à "runner plants" et "plug plants", voici ma proposition :
"runner plants" = plantes stolonifères, c'est-à-dire produisant des stolons (idem en anglais ou "runners") qui sont des tiges aériennes poussant au niveau du sol (exemple le fraisier).
"plug plants" = plants minimottes, prêts à être plantés.
http://fra.proz.com/kudoz/english_to_french/science_general/...

"soil grown" signifie cultivé dans le sol par opposition à "soilless" (culture hydroponique ou hors sol dont il est question dans votre phrase).


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stolon
    Reference: http://www.plugplants.org.uk/
Jerome Nunes
France
Local time: 16:34
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench

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