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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As of November 1, the PSA said around 234,140 hectares, or 38.3 percent, of the updated standing crops for the fourth quarter harvest have been harvested.
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.
Except during summer 1993 when both aboveground standing crop and seed density of B.
Aboveground living biomass (standing crop) increased with salt-marsh age ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1A OMITTED]: Y = 216 log X - 61; [F.sub.1,10] = 41.3, P [less than] 0.001, [R.sup.2] = 0.80).
According to the PSA, about 46.3 percent of the 1.66 million hectares of standing crop were still at vegetative stage, 37.9 percent at reproductive stage, and 15.7 percent at maturing stage.
'Of the 2,260.84 hectares standing crop, 26.2 percent were at vegetative stage, 56.2 percent at reproductive stage and 17.6 percent at maturing stage,' it said.
Removal of weeds after rain is very important in standing crop as weeds utilize moisture and food which are to be used by crop and also serve as debris for harmful insects and pests.
EARLIER this year, an unexpected spell of frost and rains had destroyed standing crop in many parts of Madhya Pradesh.
If one tries to compare existing field results to make generalizations, one finds that competition has been evaluated along a range of productivity gradients such as soil depth, nutrient availability, standing crop, and topography in a range of vegetation communities including alvars, mixed-grass prairies, abandoned pastures, old fields, and shorelines.
He also visited agriculture field areas to inspect arrangement at standing crop of cotton to tackle locusts threat to crops.

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