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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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"We hope, and we're working on it, to find a much bigger number of resistant varieties," said La Notte, teaching visiting Egyptian agronomists in a research field outside the ancient town of Gallipoli.
The sentiments were shared by agronomist George Otieno of Agri-Tech who argues that the herbicide has no health effects so long as one observes the specified instructions when using it."The herbicide has been in the market for decades and I have never heard of anyone who has developed respiratory, skin or any other health problem as a result of the use of this chemical," said Mr Otieno.
The soil continues adsorbing a huge amount of chemicals," the agronomist said.
The education and preparedness undergone by these agronomists and NGO employees is a source of pride for many of those whom 1 came to know throughout my research and a crucial feature of the intellectual intermediary.
That's not what you'll find at an Answer Plot knowledge event hosted by true expert agronomists Answer Plot events provide growers with relevant solutions in a sales-free environment, so instead of visiting an average test plot ...
Spunhill agronomist Bryn Thomas said: "Arable trials tend to be run in the east and north of the UK - where the climate is a lot drier and warmer than in Wales.
The conclusions came from a practical field study carried out by 34 agronomists on 21 herbicides that have been introduced to the market since 2001.
When it came to interpreting the information farmers attained from their soil tests, farmers for the most part relied upon the services of their agronomists. In many instances, multiple agronomists were employed by participants in order to obtain advice in specific areas such as soil, crop management, or pastures.
JACMEL, Haiti- Peasant organizers, agronomists and leaders of dozens of reforestation projects from across this country of bare mountains met for three days in early July to learn from each other and mobilize to save Haiti's devastated natural environment.
New China rice strain sets record: Chinese agronomists have set a new world record for rice yields with a variety known as the 'Super Rice II YOU 28'.
'Journal of Plant Interactions' is targeted to plant biologists, ecologists, microbiologists, agronomists, landscape architects and environmental engineers and is published to carry research and reviews dealing with the interaction between plants and their surrounding environment.
Historically, agronomists performed soil sampling by pulling cores at random locations around the field, then combining them to give a field average for fertilizer application recommendations.