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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Lack of qualified agronomists is one of main problems in switchover to organic farming.
In practice, when a professionalized intellectual is "in the field," the agronomist or technician employs several organizational and educational methods in convincing the peasantry to adopt new technologies or methods of production.
Samir Ismael and Chairperson of the Syndicate of Syrian Agronomist Engineers, Rama Aziz expressed support to the political program for solving the crisis, hailing the government's efforts to strengthen national economy.
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.
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.
A number of key speakers will be present, including agronomist Alistair Beggs of the Sports Turf Research Institute who will report on American excellence in the field of greenkeeping.
In a presentation at the First International World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, held in October 2001, agronomist Roll Derpsch said the United States has the largest area of no-till in one country, with 21.
The other members include a human rights lawyer, a political analyst, a priest, a labor lawyer, an anthropologist and an agronomist.