Definition of maincrop in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪnkrɒp/

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Denoting a vegetable produced as a principal crop of the season: maincrop potatoes
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  • As a result there is no clash between early crop, old maincrop and new maincrop potatoes on the market.
  • I planted out all my coriander plants, repotted the pepper plants and planted out the maincrop potatoes.
  • Other crops on the horizon include tomatoes (the first super sweet 100 are just ripening), maincrop onions, which look to have done well, sprouting broccoli (the first sprouts are just about ready to taste) and beetroot.

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