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o·ver·crop

 (ō′vər-krŏp′)
tr.v. o·ver·cropped, o·ver·crop·ping, o·ver·crops
To exhaust the fertility of (land) by continuous cultivation of crops.

overcrop

(ˌəʊvəˈkrɒp)
vb, -crops, -cropping or -cropped
(Agriculture) (tr) to exhaust (land) by excessive cultivation

overcrop


Past participle: overcropped
Gerund: overcropping

Imperative
overcrop
overcrop
Present
I overcrop
you overcrop
he/she/it overcrops
we overcrop
you overcrop
they overcrop
Preterite
I overcropped
you overcropped
he/she/it overcropped
we overcropped
you overcropped
they overcropped
Present Continuous
I am overcropping
you are overcropping
he/she/it is overcropping
we are overcropping
you are overcropping
they are overcropping
Present Perfect
I have overcropped
you have overcropped
he/she/it has overcropped
we have overcropped
you have overcropped
they have overcropped
Past Continuous
I was overcropping
you were overcropping
he/she/it was overcropping
we were overcropping
you were overcropping
they were overcropping
Past Perfect
I had overcropped
you had overcropped
he/she/it had overcropped
we had overcropped
you had overcropped
they had overcropped
Future
I will overcrop
you will overcrop
he/she/it will overcrop
we will overcrop
you will overcrop
they will overcrop
Future Perfect
I will have overcropped
you will have overcropped
he/she/it will have overcropped
we will have overcropped
you will have overcropped
they will have overcropped
Future Continuous
I will be overcropping
you will be overcropping
he/she/it will be overcropping
we will be overcropping
you will be overcropping
they will be overcropping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overcropping
you have been overcropping
he/she/it has been overcropping
we have been overcropping
you have been overcropping
they have been overcropping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overcropping
you will have been overcropping
he/she/it will have been overcropping
we will have been overcropping
you will have been overcropping
they will have been overcropping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overcropping
you had been overcropping
he/she/it had been overcropping
we had been overcropping
you had been overcropping
they had been overcropping
Conditional
I would overcrop
you would overcrop
he/she/it would overcrop
we would overcrop
you would overcrop
they would overcrop
Past Conditional
I would have overcropped
you would have overcropped
he/she/it would have overcropped
we would have overcropped
you would have overcropped
they would have overcropped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overcrop - to exhaust by excessive cultivation; "the farmers overcropped the land"
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
crop, cultivate, work - prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
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If a vine is overcropped, there will be less potassium per berry, resulting in a lower pH and titratable acidity.
Grapes grown in fertile soils can also produce high-quality fruit, but they must be managed in such a way as to permit the proper amount of sunlight and air on the grape clusters and leaves and not be overcropped.
There is a sea of mediocre, overcropped, dull wine in the Maconnais," he admits.
Grapes grown in fertile soils can also produce high quality fruit but they must be managed in such a way as to permit the proper amount of sunlight and air on the grape clusters and leafs and not be overcropped.
In fact, pruning weight declined over the years in vines with high cluster count, an indication that the vines were overcropped or out of balance.
Some bulk white wines have utilized thermo as well, in an attempt to get the most out of overcropped fruit.
John Buechsenstein, who has made rose over the years for Joseph Phelps, McDowell Valley, Fife and other operations, and has spent a lot of time in the pink wine country of France, thinks this potential for improvement of red wine from lightly-colored, overcropped grapes was likely the initial impetus for the whole category.
I'm not thinking here of the usual suspects: overcropped vines, moldy grapes, varieties suited to the Sonoma Coast grown near Bakersfield.
Overcropped Tannat can be as harsh and palate unfriendly as my friend from England warned.