standing crop


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standing crop

n.
The total amount of living organisms, as of plankton, in a specific area at a given time.

standing crop

the mass of a particular organism or organisms present at a particular time within a defined area, i.e. the total BIOMASS of the organism or organisms.
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This could be attributed to the adverse effects of dry spell on standing crops," the data cited.
Along with the land price, it was also agreed between the owners and DPAC that farmers would also be paid for their standing crops, forest or wild trees, fruit trees, watercourses and tube-wells before giving its possession to the department.
Standing crops can add extra cover and affect your whitetail success to varying degrees depending on the year.
In what is believed to be a first for the region, Border Livestock Exchange has been instructed by Martin Ramsden, the recent purchaser of Kaimflat, Kelso to sell his 215 acres of standing crops.
Standing crop of annual grasses ranged from a high of about 41 g [m.
The amount of standing dead material increased with standing crop ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1B OMITTED]: Y = 15.
Based on the combined data of Regions 4-B, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 13, which are the areas of influence by the path of Tropical Storm Agaton, the area of standing crops totals to 138,155 hectares for rice and 103,864 hectares for corn,' the memo read.
About 211,310 hectares of the updated standing crop have been harvested.
Final standing crop is used here as an estimate of the production of the community (Chapman 1976, Whigham et al.
The Met office in its 10-day farmers advisory asked the growers of cotton crop to take necessary steps to safeguard their standing crop against the stagnant rainwater.
They'll help the standing crop in the fields, particularly rice, maize, sorghum, pulses and millets, while fodder for the animals will also be available," Shukla said.
The assumption that competitive ability varies along natural environmental gradients of fertility and standing crop is implicit in many general models of plant community structure (Ellenberg and Mueller-Dombois 1974, Grime 1977, 1979, Tilman 1982, 1985, 1988, Austin 1986, Ellenberg 1988, Southwood 1988, Keddy 1990a, b, Keddy and MacLellan 1991) such that the interaction between competitive ability, resource availability, and disturbance determines vegetation composition (Austin 1986, Campbell and Grime 1992, Turkington et al.

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