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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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To ascertain the effects of different downslope tillage intensities on the translocation of those soil constituents along the slope, consecutive downslope tillage by hoeing (called 'consecutive tillage') was applied five and 20 times on Slope 1 (short- and long-term tillage respectively).
Under normal tillage conditions, the summit positions had the highest CaC[O.
For 3 years, she compared production costs and yields for two tillage systems: 1 year of conventional tillage followed by 2 years of conservation tillage; and 3 years of conservation tillage.
Conventional tillage involves more field operations and result in more water loss and soil disturbance than conservation tillage.
Experiment was comprised of three tillage system including Minimum Tillage (Rotavator), Conventional tillage (Rotavator + Cultivator) and Deep tillage (chisel Plough).
The experiment was conducted at Regional Wheat Research Centre, Rajshahi Research Farm to find the effect of fertilizer placement with different tillage options established in the research farm on wheat yield.
Zero tillage practices have proven effective in helping to increase plant-available water under drought and to improve crop wateruse efficiency (Bradford and Peterson, 2000).
The ARS researchers also found that, with respect to reducing erosion and surface runoff, the benefits of strip tillage were enhanced with cover crops.
Many other studies have also evidenced the higher infiltration rate in the minimum tillage system (Souza & Alves, 2003; Llanillo et al.
It can require several years to get good measures of how much carbon is retained in the soil by a changed tillage or cover-cropping practice (in this case nearly a decade).
Since the recent past, there has been enormous emphasis on reducing or completely eliminating tillage for crop production.