from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The applied science of soils in relation to crops.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the science of soils in relation to crops.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The science and art of agriculture (legal term, Canadian use)
  • noun A sub-discipline of soil science which addresses optimising crop production (common usage, not acceptable to soil scientists)
  • noun A sub-discipline of agronomy which addresses the influence of edaphic conditions on crop production.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun science of soils in relation to crops


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