agriculture

(redirected from Food crop)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Agriculture

The science of taming the land to grow crops and raise animals for food, clothing or other products.

agriculture

the cultivation of the soil for any aspect of farming or horticulture.
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, our results have shown that cerium dioxide NPs in soil can be taken up by food crops and are not biotransformed in soybeans, meaning that NPs can reach the food chain.
But it appears to a big setback for the initiatives to commercialise India's first GM food crop.
The ARS program contributes to the state program by providing data from field and greenhouse studies of food crops and nonfood crops each year, as well as from lab studies of pesticide residue in food crops.
It will protect the region from contamination with (GMO) varieties that can threaten the diversity of the potatoes and other important native food crops that are critical for food security and the economy.
Key Words: female food crop entrepreneurs, food security, informal sector, coping strategies, Cameroon
The widespread effect of air pollution on food crop production is a prime example of the linkage that exists between the health and vitality of our economy and our environment," argues Dr.
The project envisages agroforestry as a means of improved fallows on 5 acres of depleted by intense food crop land.
New Delhi, Nov 25(ANI): National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) had submitted a proposal for integration of information on food crop production, markets and consumption and assessment of alternative scenarios for the food crop.
Greater emphasis would be placed on food crop production at the soon-to-be opened Piarco Rehabilitation center in South Trinidad, he added.
The funds raised will be used to further develop and expand PPI's portfolio of crop seed traits, accelerate commercialization of the company's food crop traits, and aggressively develop its biofuels business plan and expand its clean energy industrial partnerships.
The sectors of food crop especially second crop, plantation, animal husbandry and horticulture are expected to contribute to the growth rate.