crop rotation


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crop rotation

n.
The successive planting of different crops on the same land to maintain soil fertility and help control insects and diseases.

crop rotation

n
(Agriculture) the system of growing a sequence of different crops on the same ground so as to maintain or increase its fertility

crop′ rota`tion


n.
the system of varying successive crops in a definite order on the same ground, esp. to avoid depleting the soil and to control weeds, diseases, and pests.
[1905–10]

crop rotation

A growing method which helps prevent the buildup of soilborne pests and diseases. The vegetable plot is divided into three or four areas each of which is used to grow a specific family of related crops (e.g. the cabbage family). These areas are rotated annually.
Translations

crop rotation

nrotazione f delle colture
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So I'd suggest crop rotation to something relatively easy such as an early potato or maybe some carrots.
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The delegation visited the product-housing project and was briefed on the report of the project management on the idea, objectives and its infrastructure, in addition to the relationships between farmers and the management of product- housing project as well as the crop rotation and the agricultural and animal products in the project.
Strategy to mitigate its effects on the coming cotton crop includes shredding of cotton sticks, destruction of left over boll, keeping cotton sticks in upright position, heavy irrigation of fallow field of cotton, destruction/burning of cotton seed debris in the ginning factories, use of pheromones traps for monitoring, PB Rope in cotton fields, crop rotation, control of Pink bollworm on lady finger/cotton, exploring new chemistry of the pesticides and devising prediction model for effective control of this pest, concluded Dr Sagheer.