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agronomics

Line breaks: agro|nom¦ics
Pronunciation: /aɡrəˈnɒmɪks
 
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Definition of agronomics in English:

plural noun

[often treated as singular]
The science of soil management and crop production.
Example sentences
  • Experienced farmers will blend science, agronomics, economics and field histories with that indefinable intuitive sense and then will decide which crop will do best this year.
  • Agronomics and economics have been as important, if not more so, than politics when it comes to making corn decisions.
  • At the meetings, agronomics and marketing take equal share of attention.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French agronomique, from agronome 'agriculturist' (see agronomy) + -ics.

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