Having the capacity to withstand
Tending to resist, as an influence or idea
The exposed strata are in large part resistant sandstones.
- The method employed is to select, for seed purposes, plants which are resistant to the particular disease.
They are the most resistant to unfavourable conditions of environment, and are able, by a process of parthenogenesis, to give rise to ordinary, indifferent forms again, which can repopulate the gnat.
The substance is very resistant to the action of chemical reagents, to digestion, and possibly belongs to the glyco-proteids.
In 1953, he developed a method to make strains of wheat highly resistant to a single form of rust.