field crop
noun Date: 1860 an agricultural crop (as hay, grain, or cotton) grown on large areas

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • field crop — noun a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes cotton, hay, and grain are field crops • Hypernyms: ↑crop • Hyponyms: ↑field corn * * * noun : a crop (as hay, grain, or cotton) grown for agricultural purposes …   Useful english dictionary

  • field-crop — adjective of or relating to field crops field crop management • Pertains to noun: ↑field crop …   Useful english dictionary

  • field crop — any of the herbaceous plants grown on a large scale in cultivated fields: primarily a grain, forage, sugar, oil, or fiber crop. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • field crop rotation — sėjomainos laukas statusas Aprobuotas sritis fitosanitarija apibrėžtis Kontrolinio žemės sklypo dalis, kurioje auginami vienos rūšies žemės ūkio augalai pagal augintojo numatytą sėjomainos planą. Sėjomainos laukų plotų suma lygi kontrolinio žemės …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Three-field crop rotation — From the end of the Middle Ages until the 20th century, the three year rotation or three field rotation was practiced by farmers in Europe with a rotation of rye or winter wheat, followed by spring oats or barley, then letting the soil rest… …   Wikipedia

  • Crop rotation — Fallow redirects here. For other uses, see Fallow (disambiguation). Satellite image of circular crop fields in late June 2001. Healthy, growing crops are green. Corn would be growing into leafy stalks by then. Sorghum, which resembles corn, grows …   Wikipedia

  • field corn — noun corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain • Hypernyms: ↑corn, ↑maize, ↑Indian corn, ↑Zea mays, ↑field crop • Hyponyms: ↑dent corn, ↑Zea mays indentata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crop diversity — is the variance in genetic and phenotypic characteristics of plants used in agriculture. Crops may vary in seed size, branching pattern, in height, flower color, fruiting time, or flavor. They may also vary in less obvious characteristics such as …   Wikipedia

  • Crop — (kr[o^]p), n. [OE. crop, croppe, craw, top of a plant, harvest, AS. crop, cropp, craw, top, bunch, ear of corn; akin to D. krop craw, G. kropf, Icel. kroppr hump or bunch on the body, body; but cf. also W. cropa, croppa, crop or craw of a bird,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crop scouting — is precise assessments of pest pressure (typically insects) and crop performance to evaluate economic risk from pest infestations and disease, and the potential effectiveness of pest and disease control interventions. Scouting is usually sold as… …   Wikipedia

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