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cultivation

 [kul″tĭ-va´shun]
the propagation of living organisms, applied especially to the growth of microorganisms or other cells in artificial media.

cul·ture

(kŭl'chŭr),
1. The propagation of microorganisms on or in media of various kinds.
2. A mass of microorganisms on or in a medium.
3. The propagation of mammalian cells, that is, cell culture.
4. A set of beliefs, values, artistic, historical, and religious characteristics, and customs common to a community or nation.
Synonym(s): cultivation
[L. cultura, tillage, fr. colo, pp. cultus, to till]

cultivation

/cul·ti·va·tion/ (kul″tĭ-va´shun) the propagation of living organisms, especially the growing of cells in artificial media.

cul·ture

(kŭl'chŭr)
1. The propagation of microorganisms on or in various media.
2. A mass of microorganisms on or in a medium.
3. The propagation of mammalian cells, i.e., cell culture.
See: cell culture
4. A set of beliefs, values, artistic, historical, and religious characteristics; customs common to a community or nation.
Synonym(s): cultivation.
[L. cultura, tillage, fr. colo, pp. cultus, to till]

cultivation

  1. the preparation of ground for crops.
  2. the planting, care and harvesting of crops.

cultivation

the propagation of living organisms, applied especially to the growth of microorganisms or other cells in artificial media.
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Since it is known that the ripping consumes less fuel than ploughing, we wanted to determine how tillage affects the emergence of buckwheat plants, weeds and residues of rape.
In this figure, the monthly values from the period from 2003 to 2008 were grouped in a single diagram for each type of soil tillage.
CTIC also began collecting conservation tillage resources in a computerized database -- years before the 1990 invention of the World Wide Web and the 1993 introduction of the first web browser -- and translated dense academic papers into farmer-friendly fact sheets.
Each tillage pass performs a different function and contributes to reducing the risk of crop failure due to weed pressure, inadequate plant populations and, in some specific cases, damage from insects and pathogens.
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Tillage, a standard procedure during planting season, is extremely damaging to soils over time.
This was less so in the dairy sector as there are fewer opportunities for contracting, but the larger growing dairy units were tending to use more contracting together with the smaller and middle banding tillage units.
For the purpose of this paper, traditional wheat sowing method 'wadwatter' is defined as a technique in which farmers exploit the residual soil moisture in harvested paddy fields to prepare seedbed for wheat planting using common cultivator and/or deep tillage implements.
secret to achieving zero tillage is applying massive amounts of organic
This study determined where bacterial and fungal-derived organic matter is located within the aggregate structure of soil collected from no-tillage (NT) and conventional tillage (CT) agroecosystems.
Agricultural tillage practices are important human-induced activities that can alter carbon emissions from agricultural soils and have the potential to contribute significantly to reductions in greenhouse gas emission (Lal et al.