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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Linear correlation between the variables related to the nitrate reductase enzyme activity and the soybean agronomical traits.
For the sowing and distribution of fertilizer, seed drill Semina[R] was used, aiming at a final population of 320 plants per [m.sup.-2] for BRS Brau and 280 plants per [m.sup.-2] for BRS Elis, in both agronomical crops assessed according to the recommendation for the individual cultivars.
They are well drained, have optimal agronomical properties and high productivity (Table 7).
(3.) Departament of Chemistry and Physics, Center of Agronomical Sciences, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, 29500-000 Alegre--ES, Br; xandre2010@yahoo.com.br, patriciafontespinheiro@yahoo.com.br
Polar and equatorial diameters were larger in the T1 treatment due to the agronomical practices and protection from pests (Table II).
Observation of agronomical characteristics consisted of percentage of surviving plant (%), plant height (cm), number of productive tillers, numbers per clump, plant dry matter weight per clump (g), and grain yield per clump (g).
Italy implemented the above regulation by means of a ministerial decree, which, as an alternative to distillation, allows it to be collected under control for the recovery of enocyanins (anthocyanins responsible for the color of red grapes), the production of agricultural products (direct or indirect agronomical use), energy recovery (using byproducts such as biomass for the production of biogas or for fueling energy-production plants) and the extraction of molecules with a high added value for pharmaceutical and cosmetic purposes.
The chlorophyll content of the leaves provides extremely important agronomical information on the physiological condition of the plants (Carter, 1994).
FAISALABAD -- University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said here on Monday that climate changes had been affecting the agronomical patterns in the region and causing heavy losses to agricultural productivity and threatening the food security in the country.
Agronomical practices and power subsidies have major repercussions on water use.
But on another level, this bold agronomical vision associates the farm's different spheres with distinct areas under Roman control, thereby allegorizing Rome's empire on the model of a farm.