- A device which mixes air with a substance, particularly soil or a liquid.
- To take to graze or pasture, at a certain sum; used originally of the feeding of cattle in the king's forests, and collecting the money for the same.
- big business connected to agriculture, either owning or operating large scale farms, or catering to those who do.
- Variant of agrochemical.
- The art or science of cultivate, cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of livestock; tillage; husbandry; farming.
- One who practices agriculture, a farmer, a gardener.
- Of or pertaining to agriculture or agriculturists.
- The science of plant life and nutrition.
noun (wikipedia, agrichemical)
- (chemistry) A chemical compound, such as a hormone, fungicide, or insecticide, that improves the production of crops
- A compound or product derived from farmed plants
- The science and art of agriculture (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agrology legal term, Canadian use)
- A sub-discipline of soil science which addresses optimising crop production (common usage, not acceptable to soil scientists)
- A sub-discipline of agronomy which addresses the influence of edaphic conditions on crop production.
- the science of utilizing plants for food, fuel, feed, and fiber. To do this effectively and sustainably, agronomy encompasses work in the areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, and soil science.
- A growth-regulating chemical sprayed on fruit trees; entire crop can be harvested at one time; daminozide
- (anatomy) of or relating to the armpit; axillary
- Having, resembling, or composed of wings or alae
noun (alkal, ies, pl2=alkalis)
- Soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash, etc.
- (Chemistry) One of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, ammonia, and lithia, whose distinguishing peculiarities are solubility in alcohol and water, uniting with oils and fats to form soap, neutralizing and forming salts with acids, turning to brown several vegetable yellows, and changing reddened litmus to blue.
- (Western United States) Soluble mineral matter, other than common salt, contained in soils of natural waters.
- The cultivation of the aquatic produce such as aquatic plants, fish, and other aquatic animals
- (agriculture, of land) suitable for cultivation, such as by ploughing
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