Definition of green manure in English:

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green manure

Pronunciation: /ɡrēn məˈn(y)o͝o(ə)r/


A fertilizer consisting of growing plants that are plowed back into the soil.
Example sentences
  • Stephen Leblanc uses cow manure, green manure and crop rotation to ensure nutrient-rich soil for his rapeseed crop.
  • Under organic management, fields received cover crop green manure as well as periodic dairy manure applications.
  • Out of these sources only farmyard manure and green manure are widely used.

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Syllabification: green ma·nure

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