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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.


(Agriculture) the science of plant growth and nutrition in relation to agriculture
agrobiological adj
ˌagrobiˈologist n


(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.


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
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


[ˌægrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nagrobiología f
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