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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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It's a lot more convenient and looks more professional than making photocopies from a sales brochure," says Sean Jordal, district agronomist for northern Illinois.
I later asked the head agronomist how many individual peasant farmers he believed would invest in this type of plow following this training.
Along with minority partner, agronomist Curtis MacKinnon, B.
It was a different story on crops, however, as most participants, under the guidance of their agronomist, used tissue testing of their crops when they believed crop performance was not what it should be.
Other cooperators include agronomist Robert Gilbert, who is with the Everglades Research and Education Center of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, and agronomist Wayne Davidson, who is with the Florida Sugar Cane League.
The Agronomist,' `Ordinary Heroes,' `The Machinist,' `Beyond the Sea,' `Seed of Chucky,' `D.
One of Mendes's earliest allies from the other Brazil--the developed, industrialized south--was the late lose Lutzenberger, an agronomist who became the country's leading ecologist and then briefly its environment minister shortly after Mendes's death.
At the Universidad de Chile in August of 2004, more than 40 students applied for 20 openings in the country's first class on producing olive oil, says Maria Hurtado, an agronomist at the university.
Group agronomist Keston Williams said: "This mulch now seems such an obvious solution that it is surprising it is not used by the rest of the industry.
378) an agronomist claims that farmers "typically apply more fertilizer than their crops need" as an explanation for increased pollution in coastal waters.
debut of his newest film this spring, however, Jonathan Demme had been tooling The Agronomist, on and off, for over a decade.
We believed that in the 1980s the caiman populations were smaller, but we have concluded they are more abundant than we thought,'' the newspaper quoted agronomist Luciano Verdade as saying.