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bi·o·dy·nam·ics

 (bī′ō-dī-năm′ĭks, -dĭ-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The scientific study of the effects of dynamic processes, such as motion or acceleration, on living organisms.
2.
a. The holistic study of the vital force or energy of living matter and physiological processes.
b. A holistic method of organic gardening and crop cultivation in which certain factors, such as planetary and seasonal cycles, are considered.

bi′o·dy·nam′ic adj.

biodynamics

(ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks; -dɪ-)
n
(Environmental Science) (functioning as singular) the branch of biology that deals with the energy production and activities of organisms
ˌbiodyˈnamic, ˌbiodyˈnamical adj

bi•o•dy•nam•ics

(ˌbaɪ oʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks, -dɪ-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of biology dealing with energy or the activity of living organisms
bi`o•dy•nam′ic, bi`o•dy•nam′i•cal, adj.

biodynamics

the study of the physiological processes of plants and animals. — biodynamic, biodynamical, adj.
See also: Plants
the study of the physiological processes of plants and animals. — biodynamic, biodynamical, adj.
See also: Animals
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Another area of cooperation is in biodynamic agriculture.
Guided by the principle that biodynamic practictioners must adapt to the needs of their land and surrounding environment, Querciabella has become a fertile arena for some of the most pioneering experimentation in biodynamic agriculture since the early 20th century.
The concept of biodynamic agriculture means we don't use any chemicals whatsoever in our process.
Biodynamic wine was once the preserve of alternative lifestyle types, but increased consumer concern about genetically modified food and the use of chemicals in agriculture has made organic farming and its more specific cousin biodynamic agriculture a mainstream pre-occupation for consumers in Europe and elsewhere.
For more details contact the Biodynamic Agriculture Association by visiting www.
Chambers' own description of the biodynamic agriculture operation at Resonance is "organic on steroids" or "uber organic".
Some growers are content to follow the practical methods advocated by Rudolph Steiner, the founding father of biodynamic agriculture, without believing the philosophy he wove round it.
Several key concepts are unique to biodynamic agriculture.

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