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a·gron·o·my

 (ə-grŏn′ə-mē)
n.
Application of the various soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production; scientific agriculture.

ag′ro·nom′ic (ăg′rə-nŏm′ĭk), ag′ro·nom′i·cal adj.
a·gron′o·mist n.

agronomy

(əˈɡrɒnəmɪ)
n
(Agriculture) the science of cultivation of land, soil management, and crop production
aˈgronomist n

a•gron•o•my

(əˈgrɒn ə mi)

n.
the science of farm management and the production of field crops.
[1805–15]
ag`ro•nom′ic, ag`ro•nom′i•cal, adj.
a•gron′o•mist, n.

agronomy

- The management and husbandry of land.
See also related terms for management.

agronomy

the science of management in farming. Also spelled agronomics. — agronomist, n.
See also: Agriculture
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agronomy - the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop productionagronomy - the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
agrobiology - the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield
agrology - science of soils in relation to crops
Translations
agronomi

agronomy

[əˈgrɒnəmɪ] Nagronomía f

agronomy

nAgronomie f
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