A cultivated crop that does not rotate with other crops in a particular field or area: [as modifier]: bananas grown in a monocrop system for commercial production
More example sentences
- Agricultural economists would have us consider variable and fixed costs in answering that question for monocrops of bell peppers or tomatoes, most often sold at low wholesale prices.
- Anderson details colonial policies, the shifting boom/bust extractive efforts (including that of Brazil nuts, turtle oil, tars and caulks, fishing, and plantation monocrops), and the role of the elites in colonization.
- They plant monocrops in which hundreds of acres are dedicated to a single plant, and they remain involved in a system in which the typical American meal travels 1,200 miles from farm to fork.
For editors and proofreaders
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.