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- adj. of or relating to field crops
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Conducts experiments or investigations in field-crop problems and develops new methods of growing crops to secure more efficient production, higher yield, and improved quality.
Straws and other field-crop residues tend to have this handicap.
The _Jerusalem Artichoke_ has long been cultivated as a field-crop on the Continent, and in certain localities the breadth occupied by it is very considerable.
As a field-crop it is but little cultivated in Great Britain, and its use is -- if we except the table -- almost restricted to pigs.