American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The study of plant nutrition and growth in relation to soil conditions, especially to determine ways to increase crop yields.
- n. the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield
- agro- + biology (Wiktionary)
“Lysenko's main problem was to maintain his reputa - tion as a master of “agrobiology” (the term was his invention).”
“Only protracted stagnation of yields brought them to a grudging retreat from farming by decree, and from Lysenko's “agrobiology,” which cast an aura of science over the Stalinist agricultural policy.”
“Biotechnology and medical device executives continue to rate their industry more highly than executives from the information technology, advanced manufacturing and clean technology/agrobiology industries, the release said.”
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