agronomy definition

  • noun:
    • Application of the various soil and plant sciences to soil administration and crop manufacturing; clinical farming.
    • The research of utilizing plants, animals and soils for meals, gasoline, feed, and fiber and much more. To do this successfully and sustainably, agronomy encompasses work with areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, animal sciences and earth science.
    • The handling of land; outlying economy; farming.
    • The art of cultivating the bottom; agriculture.
    • Specifically, a small grouping of farming subjects, especially when set-off as a department of instruction in farming.
    • the effective use of earth and plant sciences to land management and crop production

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