agronomy

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Agronomy

The science of soil management for producing crops destined for food, feed, fibre and fuel.

agronomy

the study of the cultivation of field crops, with particular emphasis on improving their productivity and qualitative features.
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2001, "AFLP-based genetic diversity assessment amongst agronomically important natural and some newly synthesized lines of Brassica juncea," Theor.
Our data also indicate that the environmental risk of P runoff increases before reaching agronomically optimum STP concentrations.
Search for solutions to pack ecologically based pest management technologies in an agronomically acceptable fashion;
Moreover, it establishes the fact that fertiliser use is not only agronomically desirable to enhance crop and soil productivity but also economically profitable.
Agronomically, this was a prudent practice, as is shown in the contribution by Yehuda Feliks, an expert in biblical and Talmudic botany.
The product blends 95 percent SmartStax([R]) seed, and its leading insect protection trait technology, with five percent agronomically comparable non-bt corn seed.
By deploying devices at several locations, it is possible to quantify agronomically important factors and to precisely determine the exact plant disease risk (and other important metrics, such as irrigation) at any particular location on a farmland.
Agronomically excessive soil-P concentrations are common in intensively grazed Australian pasture soils because of P imports in fertilisers and livestock feeds exceeding P removal in farm produce, runoff and leaching.
To be successful in this role, these bioenergy grasses will need to possess many agronomically desirable traits, including broad climatic tolerance, rapid growth rates, high yields, few natural enemies and resistance to periodic or seasonal soil moisture stress (Heaton et al.
Specificity and efficacy of purified Bacillus thuringiensis proteins against agronomically important insects.
30] Dobbelaere S, Croonenborghs A, Thys A, Ptacek D, Vanderleyden J, Dutto P, Labendera-Gonzalez C, Caballero-Mellado J, Aguirre F, Kapulnik Y, Brener S, Burdman S, Kadouri D, Sarig S and Y Okon Response of Agronomically important crops to inoculation with Azospirillum.
biosolids) can contribute to the rehabilitation of mineral sand mines [25] and the application to land offers an environmentally acceptable and agronomically favorable means of waste disposal [24].