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perennialization

Definitions

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  • n. The conversion of a plant from an annual to a perennial

Etymologies

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perennialize +‎ -ation

Examples

  • According to John Reganold and Jerry Glover of WSU, lead authors of the paper, the perennialization of grain crops would count among the greatest innovations in the history of agriculture, feeding the planet's hungry humans in a much more efficient, future-proof way.

    Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, The Future Now

  • They observe that the "perennialization of the major grain crops like wheat, rice, sorghum and sunflowers can be developed in the foreseeable future" and that doing so can help "protect the soil and substantially reduce greenhouse gases, fossil-fuel use and toxic pollution."

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • In fact, research in Canada, Australia, China and the United States over the last 30 years suggests that perennialization of the major grain crops like wheat, rice, sorghum and sunflowers can be developed in the foreseeable future.

    Cornucopia Institute

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