preharvest


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preharvest

(priːˈhɑːvɪst)
n
(Agriculture) the period before the harvest
adj
(Agriculture) taking place before a crop is harvested
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Recognizing that the science of biotechnology may get lost on many in the food industry, Chibbar suggests a more down-to-earth explanation provided by Earl Geddes, writing in the Preharvest 1998 issue of Farm Forum: "If we're serious about adding real value to these commodities, we need to start in the supermarket, look at the product on the shelf and decide to produce a better version of that product, or an ingredient for making it better."
The first images from a new telescope are like the preharvest samples from a fruit grower's orchard: they might not be the best, but you know you'll have plenty more, and better, in the very near future.
Preharvest costs of NT were $20/ac ($49/ha) more than when using conventional tillage for weed control.
The World Food Program (WFP) called on the international community Thursday to ensure speedy delivery of food aid to North Korea to relieve preharvest food shortages.
Apply diazinon or malathion every 7 to 10 days from mid-July to the preharvest time specified on the label for apple maggot control.
GRC would also track the "chain of custody" confirming the movement of the trees from preharvest through harvesting, milling, drying, end shipping to the construction site.
California's program is divided into four areas: priority pesticides, marketplace surveillance, produce destined for processing, and preharvest monitoring.
A new study of Illinois corn suggests measures of soil moisture during key preharvest periods lead to better predictions of seasonal yields than do similar data representing the entire growing season.
Although farmers have been using these fungicides on avocado, they are not registered as preharvest chemical treatments for anthracnose on avocados in Kenya.
The observation pertaining to chemical composition of guava fruits influenced by preharvest foliar spray of different plant growth regulators like NAA, [GA.sub.3] and Triacontanol are presented in Figure-1 and 2.
Effects of preharvest irrigation cut-off duration and post-harvest water deprivation on almond tree performance.