Definition of Overcultivation

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overcultivation

overcrop
overcropped
overcropping
overcrops
overcrossing
overcrow
overcrowd
overcrowded
overcrowdedly
overcrowdedness
overcrowding
overcrowds
overcrows
overcultivate
overcultivated
overcultivation (current term)
overcunning
overcup oak
overcure
overcured
overcures
overcuring
overcurious
overcuriously
overcut
overcute
overcuteness
overcuts
overcutting
overdamp

Literary usage of Overcultivation

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1. Soil Degradation: A Threat to Developing-country Food Security by 2020? by Sara J. Scherr (1999)
"... under multiple cropping Biological degradation (agrochemicals) : Nutrient depletion : Soil compaction and physical degradation from overcultivation, ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"A succession of bad tobacco crops, due to the exhaustion of the soil which is wont to attend the overcultivation of that staple, led many of the great ..."

3. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1907)
"Hazards: worn lands, XIII, 301; overcultivation, УГП, 142; slovenly methods, IX, 331; crop failure, XXIII, 240; mildew, XII, 100; Hessian flies, 100; ..."

4. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1902)
"... harvest in this and preceding years — chiefly owing, it was said, to overcultivation — that many of them devoted part of their holdings to viticulture. ..."

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