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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.
Syed Malook, said standing crops hindered their efforts to spot enemy activity.
Tamil Nadu has sought nine TMC of water for its standing crops spread over six lakh hectares of land.
You can't predict the likelihood of standing crops like corn, sunflowers and even sorghum from year to year.
But the CLA says they pose a threat to livestock and standing crops when the paper lanterns burn and fall to earth.
They should also be trained to apply the right amount of water to the standing crops and the correct use of manures, fertilisers and pesticides to control insects and fungus by understanding the use and requirements of different vegetable crops.
KARACHI: Week-long delay in meeting between Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif to sort out the issue of water between Punjab and Sindh would cause heavy damage to the standing crops of cotton, rice and other major crops.
A large number of domestic animals and standing crops on farmlands were also lost.
The elephants also devoured rice stocks, fruits and soft plants and destroyed some standing crops in the tiny village.
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.
While Morgan was riding to hounds, his pack damaged farmer Zeke's standing crops and stampeded Zeke's cattle.

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