from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The cultivation of a single crop on a farm or in a region or country.
- n. A single, homogeneous culture without diversity or dissension.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the cultivation of a single crop
- n. a culture that lacks diversity
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the cultivation of a single crop (on a farm or area or country)
So, if the "monoculture" is responsible for the current recession, doesn't that also imply that that same monoculture is responsible for the vast and incredible wealth, and subsequent increases in freedom, health, and human rights, produced over the past, say, 100 years?
Being a standalone literary monoculture is too dangerous, too fragile.
The monoculture is ignoring the gnats buzzing around the rotten fruit.
I dunno, the * title* of the post says that monoculture is what's bad for business, and yet the only defensive responses I've gotten have asked "Why are you blaming white men?"
Our president once used the word monoculture in a sentence.
Too many developing countries, Salmon contended, encourage farmers to embrace "monoculture" -- growing just one crop at a time.
More and more I’m sure that in the 21st century, the century we’re living in now, monoculture is an artifact, and the individual, the micro-journalist, the micro-market, micro-media, anything but mainstream, that defines who we are.
That monoculture is gone or is quickly fracturing – I don’t know if the goastses and the oolongs are replacing them; like the Numa Dance or star wars kid that’s the only thing I can see that is close to ‘did you watch that show last night?’
We've seen the best kind of solutions to climate change aren't about adding a single gene or stacking a bunch of genes into a crop and proceeding with the idea that a monoculture is a good thing.
Unlike silviculture groups and pulp-and-paper industries that plant only one kind of species in a large area, a practice known as monoculture, Maathai was specific about the need for correct trees being planted in the correct places.