verb see strip cropping

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  • strip-crop — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: strip (III) + crop transitive verb : to practice strip cropping on intransitive verb : to practice strip cropping …   Useful english dictionary

  • strip-cropping — strip crop·ping (strĭpʹkrŏp ĭng) n. The growing of a cultivated crop, such as cotton, and a sod forming crop, such as alfalfa, in alternating strips following the contour of the land, in order to minimize erosion. * * * …   Universalium

  • strip cropping — noun Date: 1936 the growing of a cultivated crop (as corn) in strips alternating with strips of a sod forming crop (as hay) arranged to follow an approximate contour of the land and minimize erosion • strip crop verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strip-cropping — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: from gerund of strip crop : the growing of separate crops in successive narrow strips that on sloping land follow an approximate contour and so check wind or water erosion called also strip farming …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strip-till — is a conservation system that utilizes a minimum tillage. It combines the soil drying and warming benefits of conventional tillage with the soil protecting advantages of no till by disturbing only the portion of the soil that is to contain the… …   Wikipedia

  • strip cropping — n. crop planting in which wide rows of heavy rooted plants are alternated with loose rooted plants so as to lessen erosion, as on a hillside …   English World dictionary

  • strip — I. /strɪp / (say strip) verb (stripped or, Rare, stript, stripping) –verb (t) 1. to deprive of covering: to strip a fruit of its rind. 2. to deprive of clothing; make bare or naked. 3. to deprive or divest: to strip a tree of its fruit. 4. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • crop — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, abdomen, abomasum, abridge, abscind, abstract, aftermath, amputate, annihilate, bag, ban, bar, batch, batten upon, bay window, bearing, beerbelly, belly, belt, blacksnake, bob, boil down, boobs, bosom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • strip — Synonyms and related words: Mystik tape, Scotch tape, abscind, adhesive tape, airstrip, amputate, annihilate, apron, ban, band, bandage, bandeau, bankrupt, bar, bare, bark, batten, belt, bereave, billet, bleed, bleed white, bob, bolt, boot,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Buffer strip — Contour buffer strips used to retain soil and reduce erosion. See also: Riparian zone restoration A buffer strip is an area of land maintained in permanent vegetation that helps to control air, soil, and water quality, along with other… …   Wikipedia

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