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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of overfertilize.
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This is less and less the case as streams in area watersheds are polluted by runoff from pavement and overfertilized lawns, filled up wih construction debris, and overheated.
The rice institute, based in the Philippines, also advised farmers not to apply fertilizer in excess because overfertilized crops tend to promote planthopper growth and to limit the use of pesticides to control leaf-eating insects because those products kill the planthoppers 'natural predators.
Ever since he had turned fourteen last year, Ned was growing faster than an overfertilized cornstalk, but he hated to complain about the tightness of his shoes, knowing his father couldn’t afford to buy another pair.
- aquaculture can reduce the productivity of natural fisheries when the ocean must be harvested to provide feed - there is also the problem of runoff from overfertilized farms (and aquaculture) causing dead zones in the oceans, so eating meat from cattle can actually reduce fish supplies.