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cultivation

 [kul″tĭ-va´shun]
the propagation of living organisms, applied especially to the growth of microorganisms or other cells in artificial media.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cul·ture

(kŭl'chŭr),
1. The propagation of microorganisms on or in media of various kinds.
2. A mass of microorganisms on or in a medium.
3. The propagation of mammalian cells, that is, cell culture.
4. A set of beliefs, values, artistic, historical, and religious characteristics, and customs common to a community or nation.
Synonym(s): cultivation
[L. cultura, tillage, fr. colo, pp. cultus, to till]
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cul·ture

(kŭl'chŭr)
1. The propagation of microorganisms on or in various media.
2. A mass of microorganisms on or in a medium.
3. The propagation of mammalian cells, i.e., cell culture.
See: cell culture
4. A set of beliefs, values, artistic, historical, and religious characteristics; customs common to a community or nation.
Synonym(s): cultivation.
[L. cultura, tillage, fr. colo, pp. cultus, to till]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cultivation

  1. the preparation of ground for crops.
  2. the planting, care and harvesting of crops.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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He said September was the most suitable time for cultivation of carrot, therefore, the growers should start its cultivation with the advent of September so that they could get maximum yield.
The total area of sorghum cultivation reached 4,180 acres and production was 49,330 tonnes while the areas planted with other forage crops reached 4,547 acres with a total production of 43,820 tonnes.
He told Parliament that as regulation of the plant would be difficult, the plan was to prohibit cultivation as well as other related activities involving the plant that has opioid characteristics.
This, Akeredolu said, had become expedient owing to the huge deposits of cannabis cultivation in the state and prospects of amassing an estimated value of $145billion by 2025.
According to a study commissioned by the Medical Cannabis Alliance of Illinois, the industry will be able to handle two to four years of cultivation demand following potential adult-use legalization.
The promotion of olive cultivation on a commercial basis has been given go-ahead under the ambit of Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).
The project for the promotion of cultivation of olive on commercial basis has been approved under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).
About 7,855 ha of land were brought under wheat cultivation with a production target of 25,922 MT.
for the project, which will be converted into a medical cannabis cultivation complex in two phases.
The high levels of sterility in bananas makes genetic improvements difficult, so increasing production of banana crops relies heavily on improving cultivation practices.
Presiding over a consultative meeting to review the promotion of sunflower cultivation and its sowing target, held at the Agriculture House in Lahore, he said Pakistan imports edible oil worth 3 billion rupees every year.