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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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(Agriculture) the science of plant growth and nutrition in relation to agriculture
agrobiological adj
ˌagrobiˈologist n
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(ˌæg roʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi)

the scientific study of plant life in relation to agriculture, esp. with regard to plant genetics, cultivation, and crop yield.
ag`ro•bi`o•log′ic (-ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) ag`ro•bi`o•log′i•cal, adj.
ag`ro•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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the branch of biology that studies the relation of soil management to the nutrition, growth, and erop yield of plants. — agrobiologist, n.agrobiologic, agrobiological, adj.
See also: Biology
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agrobiology - the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yieldagrobiology - the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
agronomy, scientific agriculture - the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
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[ˌægrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nagrobiología f
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(2) Faculty of Agrobiology Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Prague 16500, Czech Republic
Borriss, "Use of plant-associated Bacillus strains as bio-fertilizers and biocontrol agents in agriculture," in Bacteria in Agrobiology: Plant Growth Responses, pp.
(3) Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources, Department of Animal Production, Tr.
After staying for seven days in the field, the traps were taken to the Embrapa Agrobiology Soil Fauna Laboratory.
Hinton, "Bacillus mojavensis: its endophytic nature, the surfactins, and their role in the plant response to infection by Fusarium verticillioides," in Bacteria in Agrobiology: Plant Growth, D.
(2) Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Provincial Key Lab for Agrobiology, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences/Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Modern Crop Production, 50 Zhongling Street, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210014, China
(2) Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology of Salamanca (IRNASA-CSIC), Salamanca, Spain