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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1] (Jirka and Tomlinson 2014), which is agronomically not affordable based on suggested high application rates (5-20 t [ha.
Czern & Coss) genotypes in Sri Lanka using numerical analyses with agro-morphological characters for characterization and identification of genetically diverse and agronomically superior mustard accessions [7].
These data suggest that there may be an environmental consequence of producing pasture at the agronomically optimum STP concentrations and this consequence must be considered when planning future water quality targets in catchments where agriculture is important.
So far, the weaknesses of the current food-production system have been compensated for agronomically through greater and greater inputs of fossil fuels and other resources, but those efforts have only worsened the ecological impact.
maize lines that were resistant to aflatoxin, but those lines were not agronomically attractive," says Brown.
Spiders are the main natural enemies of pest insects in some agroecosystems, which makes them agronomically significant (Riechert & Lockley 1984).
Further area expansion is agronomically feasible according to the Indonesian Oil Palm Research Institute (IOPRI), which estimated that some 18 million hectares of land are suitable for oil palm plantations.
We don't know very much about these rootstocks agronomically, although we expect them to be drought-resistant and probably salt tolerant as well.
Specificity and efficacy of purified Bacillus thuringiensis proteins against agronomically important insects.
This coupled with it being an encironmentally safe, agronomically advantageous, and soil enriching material makes its use very attractive.
Agronomically, chickpeas may also play an important role with the intensification of crop rotations as an alternative to fallow in the traditional cereal/fallow rotation (Tawaha et al.
2:4] yield trial plots, 20 individual plant selections were made by harvesting heads from agronomically acceptable and disease-free plants.