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open-field

adj
(Historical Terms) (prenominal) medieval history of or denoting the system in which an arable area was divided into unenclosed strips, esp cultivated by different tenants
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Greenhouses can intensify agricultural production if appropriate measures are taken to accelerate the development of crops and increase the amount of biomass per unit of cultivated area, compared with open-field conditions (Fuller and Zahnd, 2012).
The move sparked criticism as the scientists and farmers asked how the government could give the approval without undertaking a large-scale open-field trial of the technology in Pakistan.
in open-field and plastic tunnel planted cucumber crop.
The need for new technologies to conduct global change research on crops in an open-field environment is holding the commercial sector back from studying issues such as maximizing the elevated carbon dioxide advantage or studying the effects of ozone pollution on crops.
Open-field tests have proven valuable in some cases for resolving host-specificity concerns which led to the release of important biological control agents such as the flowerbud weevil, Anthonomus santacruzi Hustache, against Solanum mauritianum Scopoli in South Africa (Olckers 2004), and the leaf feeding beetle Gratiana boliviana Spaeth against Solanum viarum Dunal in the southeastern United States (Gandolfo et al.
In short: Unless you're DiCaprio or Hounsou, you might want to think twice about making that open-field dash when there's a dozen bad guys raining bullets on you with their automatic weapons.
Neither BPA nor NP exposure affected behavioral characteristics in an open-field test (8 weeks of age), in a measurement of spontaneous motor activity (12 weeks of age), or in an elevated plus-maze test (14 weeks of age).
Aren't the fans supposed to like long open-field runs for touchdowns?
Smith even distinguishes the conversation, shouts, and songs of neighbors working together on the open-field system from the presumably sparser communications of farmers working individually on the enclosed-field system.
A 44p stamp shows the humble potato, the medieval open-field strip-system of farming is depicted on a 19p stamp, while a 64p stamp shows an aerial photograph of a Northamptonshire field - highlighting the current use of orbiting satellites in modern farming.
Researchers plan to begin the United States' first open-field test of a genetically engineered virus, starting in late July.
This cordless phone has a two-mile open-field range and will feature the range, fidelity, and reliability benefits offered by underlying, patented D2D RF transceiver technology.