root crop


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root crop

n.
A crop, as of turnips or yams, grown for its edible roots.

root crop

n
(Agriculture) a crop, as of turnips or beets, cultivated for the food value of its roots

root′ crop`


n.
a crop, as beets, grown for its roots.

root crop

A vegetable, such as beetroot, carrot, parsnip and potato, that is grown for its edible roots.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.root crop - crop grown for its enlarged roots: e.g. beetsroot crop - crop grown for its enlarged roots: e.g. beets; potatoes; turnips
crop - a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
Translations
مَحاصيل من الجُذور
kořenová zelenina
rodfrugt
gumós növények
rótarávöxtur
koreňová zelenina
kök sebze

root1

(ruːt) noun
1. the part of a plant that grows under the ground and draws food and water from the soil. Trees often have deep roots; Carrots and turnips are edible roots.
2. the base of something growing in the body. the roots of one's hair/teeth.
3. cause; origin. Love of money is the root of all evil; We must get at the root of the trouble.
4. (in plural) family origins. Our roots are in Scotland.
verb
to (make something) grow roots. These plants aren't rooting very well; He rooted the plants in compost.
root beer
a kind of non-alcoholic drink made from the roots of certain plants.
root crop
plants with roots that are grown for food. The farm has three fields of root crops.
root out
1. to pull up or tear out by the roots. The gardener began to root out the weeds.
2. to get rid of completely. We must do our best to root out poverty.
take root
to grow firmly; to become established. The plants soon took root.
References in classic literature ?
Farmers were out to defend their cattle-sheds, granaries, and ripening root crops with arms in their hands.
The sources said carrot was a root crop so the land should be prepared properly in depth.
Some salad crops can be grown before brassicas are planted while peas and beans may be grown in the root crop plot so long as a trench is taken out first and manured which explains my friend's continuing success.
Turnips must be the easiest and most rewarding root crop to grow.
OCA (Oxalis tuberosa) An Andean root crop (like a crunchier, juicier potato), it has sweet yellow Rowers.
The name of the root crop 'mangelwurzel' nightwatchman?
Root crop specialist and grower, Parripak Foods Ltd, has been making major investments in the production of its chilled ready meals to meet the demand for food which does not contain preservatives, additives or colourings.
The name of the root crop 'mangelwurzel' Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Ambrosia; 2 La Bohme; 3 Cricket; 4 The pressure falls; 5 On the French Revolutionary calendar; 6 The Roman Emperor Caligula; 7 When You Say Nothing At All; 8 German; 9 Joe Fagan; 10 John Braine.
Extremely infertile; this is the best time for harvesting root crops because molds and bacteria do not reproduce as quickly, and the root crop will store better.
These machines are the cassava digger and cassava belt drier, pectin extraction system for mango peels, village-level coco water pasteurizer, compact corn mill, impeller-type brown rice huller, root crop washer and mechanical onion seeder.
Citing several studies, city health officials said the root crop contains hydrocyanic acid (HCN), which is considered dangerous.
Shine, who had a massive hit with his song Carrots From Clonown, is sponsoring a competition to find the biggest root crop in the land.