crop failure

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Noun1.crop failure - the failure of crops to produce a marketable surplus
failure - lack of success; "he felt that his entire life had been a failure"; "that year there was a crop failure"
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Consequently, many farmers have noted crop failure with grazing in a very poor to bare condition with livestock death on the rise mainly due to lack of grazing.'
Delayed rains had sent fears of possible crop failure and many of the farmers put off planting to wait for the rains.
"The devolved unit has been urging the public to go for crop diversification, including vegetables, and other fast maturing-high value crops, as opposed to reliance on maize."Many farmers who planted early incurred heavy losses following erratic rains this year, which led to total crop failure in some parts.
with no crop failure. The source of Ireland's crop failure has been traced to a fertilizer used on both sides of the Atlantic.
Instant causes for a crop failure immediately come to light.
"Equipped with soil moisture, light intensity and humidity sensor, it helps reduce crop failure," he said.
He stated that crop failure of over 50 per cent of the area was anticipated across all districts especially maize and sorghum.
Recent suicides mostly are attributed to flooding woes, but earlier ones have been due to factors like crop failure and debt.
They consider low corn prices as a crop failure, and most of them have experienced it.
Over 35,000 farmers committed suicide between April 2013 and November 2017, of which nearly 2,500 were suffering from crop failure and drought.
During discussion of the approval of the budget at the European Parliament, MEPs heard that from October 2015 to June 2016,Cyprussuffered from very low precipitation, combined with extremely high temperatures, leading to severe drought with serious crop failure, forest and vegetationfiresand scarcity of water.