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