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agroforestry

Line breaks: agro|for¦est¦ry
Pronunciation: /aɡrəʊˈfɒrɪstri
 
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Definition of agroforestry in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Agriculture incorporating the cultivation of trees.
Example sentences
  • One priority of the center is to develop efficient agricultural systems for agroforestry - the simultaneous production of animal forage, crops, and lumber on the same land.
  • The second entails adding a new productive element to a farm system, such as fish or shrimps in paddy rice, or agroforestry (where trees are grown with crops as an important crop themselves), which boosts food production and/or income.
  • Such efforts were to be pursued through the application of agroforestry, tree farming, and soil conservation technologies.

Words that rhyme with agroforestry

floristry, forestry

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