monoculture


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monoculture

an agricultural system in which a single crop (e.g. wheat) is grown to the exclusion of other crops.
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As a result, it was determined that brown trout monoculture was the most advantegous group followed by G50K50 polyculture group, and when ecological and environmental parameters are concerned, G75K25 group, which consumed statistically significantly less food and demonstrated a lower food conversion ratio, would be more beneficial, and for fish breeders, who would like to increase the growth rate of the trout, G66K34 polyculture group would be more useful when compared to brown trout monoculture.
In Britain the EU-wide DIVERSIFY project is being led by the Organic Research Centre, which believes cereal/legume mixtures could produce 30% higher yields than monocultures.
Monoculture farming has stripped the soil of those microbes.
The four cropping systems evaluated in the present study were a conventional intensive rice monoculture with three rice crops per year (RRR) and alternative cropping systems consisting of upland crops cultivated in the summer-autumn season in rotation with two rice crops in the winter-spring and autumn-winter seasons (RUR), upland crops cultivated in the summer-autumn and autumn-winter seasons in rotation with rice in the winter-spring season (RUU) and upland crop monocultures with three upland crops per year (UUU).
Thus, the present study aimed to determine the water consumption and crop coefficients (Kc) of corn ('BRS Caatingueiro') in monoculture and intercropped with jack bean (Canavalia eusiformis).
Moreover, it is also well documented that not all legumes ferment equally when in monoculture (Mustafa and Seguin, 2003; Albrecht and Beauchemin, 2003) or in mixture (Dawo et al.
No statistical differences were observed for lettuce when comparing monoculture and intercropped crops and the following averages values were obtained for the characteristics analyzed: wet (300.
If there is any aspect of the future that feels like a coming monoculture, it may be the future connected and autonomous cars.
However, it has also been proven that intensive monoculture rapidly degrades and eventually exhausts the soil.
I don't want a different monoculture that's mine, I think you want a polyculture.