Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is engaged in the study of agronomy, or the management of lands.

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

  • noun One versed in agronomy; a student of agronomy.

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  • noun A scientist whose speciality is agronomy.

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

  • noun an expert in soil management and field-crop production

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Examples

  • Joseph Stalin's fraudulent "agronomist" Trofim Lysenko caused harvest failures when Soviet agriculture was ordered to follow his bizarre pseudo-science.

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  • The field was so sparse that there was "no place for a jack rabbit to hide," said Jim Shroyer , agronomist for Kansas State University.

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  • "In our Soviet Union, comrades, people are not born," declared the Soviet agronomist Trofim Lysenko under Stalin.

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  • We had just taken a tour of the camp, led by a vibrant young man in a straw hat named Patrick, of late affectionately called "L'Agronome" or "agronomist" in French.

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  • Acertified crop adviser and agronomist looks for weeds resistant to glyphosate.

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  • Norman Borlaug, the agronomist whose discoveries sparked the Green Revolution, has saved literally millions of lives, yet he is hardly a household name

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  • “We could increase yields in sub-Saharan Africa threefold tomorrow with off-the-shelf technology,” says Kenneth Cassman, a well-regarded agronomist who researches potential yields.

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