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The study of plant nutrition and growth in relation to soil conditions, especially to determine ways to increase crop yields.

ag′ro·bi′o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), ag′ro·bi′o·log′i·cal adj.
ag′ro·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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[ˌægrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪst] Nagrobiólogo/a m/f
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A member of the Central Committee, president of the All-Union Geographical Society, and a recipient of the Lenin Prize, Vavilov encountered the young agrobiologist Trofim Lysenko and at the time encouraged him in his work.