standing crop
noun Date: 1861 the total amount or number of living things or of one kind of living thing (as an uncut farm crop, the fish in a pond, or organisms in an ecosystem) in a particular area at any given time

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  • Standing Crop — Standing Crọp   [ stændɪȖ ; englisch crop »Ernte«] die, , der Teil der Biomasse, z. B. einer Population oder eines Ökosystems, der zu einem bestimmten Zeitpunkt vorhanden ist und abgeerntet werden kann. * * * Stan|ding Crop [ stændɪŋ krɔp], die; …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Standing crop — A standing crop is the quantity or total weight or energy content of the organisms which are in a particular location at a particular time.The standing crop is the total dry weight of all organisms.External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • Standing Crop — Stan|ding Crop [ krɔp] die; <zu engl. standing »stehend« u. crop »Ernte«> Teil der Biomasse, z. B. einer Population od. eines Ökosystems, der zu einem bestimmten Zeitpunkt vorhanden ist u. abgeerntet werden kann …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • standing crop — I. noun : a crop not cut or otherwise severed from the soil II. noun : the total amount or number of living things (as an uncut farm crop, the fish in a pond, or organisms in an ecosystem) in a particular area at any given time …   Useful english dictionary

  • standing crop — the amount of living material per unit area or volume; may be expressed as grams of carbon, total dry weight, and so on …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • critical standing crop — when natural food is fully utilised for maintenance and maximum growth of fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • maximum standing crop — maximum abundance of fish sustainable by a water body without loss or gain in weight taking into account natural or artificial food availability …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Crop art — falls into several different categories, all of which employ land and/or what grows from it to create images. Contents 1 Seed art 2 Large scale Crop art; Landscape art 3 Crop Circles 4 Refe …   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

  • Standing silent nation — is a documentary feature that follows the story of a Lakota family who chooses to grow industrial hemp on their reservation lands in South Dakota. The documentary chronicles their story which is more about a quest for sovereignty, treaty rights,… …   Wikipedia

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