Definition of Agronomy

1. Noun. The application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production.

Exact synonyms: Scientific Agriculture
Generic synonyms: Science, Scientific Discipline
Terms within: Agrobiology, Agrology
Derivative terms: Agronomic, Agronomical, Agronomist



Definition of Agronomy

1. n. The management of land; rural economy; agriculture.

Definition of Agronomy

1. Noun. The science of utilizing plants, animals and soils for food, fuel, feed, and fiber and more. To do this effectively and sustainably, agronomy encompasses work in the areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, animal sciences and soil science. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agronomy

1. the application of scientific principles to the cultivation of land [n -MIES]

Medical Definition of Agronomy

1. The scientific study of soil management and crop production. (06 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agronomy

agroinfection
agrologic
agrological
agrologies
agrology
agrom
agromania
agrometeorology
agronomic
agronomical
agronomically
agronomics
agronomies
agronomist
agronomists
agronomy (current term)
agropastoral
agropastoralism
agropastoralist
agropastoralists
agrope
agrophyte
agrophytes
agropine synthase
agrostis
agrostographic
agrostographical
agrostography
agrostologic
agrostological

Literary usage of Agronomy

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"What is agronomy? agronomy is the sum of information or of research directly ... agronomy may be called a science where it is understood that a science is a ..."

2. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"agronomy.—Comes from two Greek words meaning the use of the fields. agronomy as here used is restricted to the theory and practice of the production of farm ..."

3. How to Teach Agriculture: A Book of Methods in this Subject by Ashley Van Storm, Kary Cadmus Davis (1921)
"THE more restricted meaning of the term agronomy is used in this chapter. As here used it includes the production of field crops and the marketing and uses ..."

4. The World's Food by American Academy of Political and Social Science (1917)
"LESSONS IN SOLVING LABOR, CREDIT AND OTHER PRODUCTION PROBLEMS BY AE GRANTHAM, Professor of agronomy, Delaware College. In the past few years considerable ..."

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