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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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'Of the updated 627,180 hectares of standing crop, 33.9 percent were at vegetative stage, 34.7 percent at reproductive stage and 31.5 percent at maturing stage,' the report read.
Reports gathered from different areas reveal that though the rain did not fill natural ponds and recharge underground water, it has helped standing crops like sugarcane, chilli and vegetables, which were under stress of dryness due to long-time water scarcity and heat.
The measures may be taken to preserve the standing crops and vegetables from the damaging effects of varying weather pattern due to monsoon systems.
`These rains could pose a grave danger to the standing crops of
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.
Tamil Nadu has sought nine TMC of water for its standing crops spread over six lakh hectares of land.
Standing crops can add extra cover and affect your whitetail success to varying degrees depending on the year.
But the CLA says they pose a threat to livestock and standing crops when the paper lanterns burn and fall to earth.
A large number of domestic animals and standing crops on farmlands were also lost..
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.
We harvested herbage and seed standing crops on 10 dates between September 1991 and August 1993 and counted seedlings on 21 dates.
According to locals, the breach occurred near reduced distances (RD) 45, Sani Ghuni Canal Kadhan which caused to inundate many of acres of land and affected standing crops. Reportedly, initially neighboring residents started efforts to plug the breach on self-help basis but after continue efforts of long four hours with assistance of Irrigation Department official succeeded to fill the occurred breach of Sani Ghuni canal.

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