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agronomics Line breaks: agro|nom¦ics
Pronunciation: /aɡrəˈnɒmɪks/

Definition of agronomics in English:

plural noun

[often treated as singular]
The science of soil management and crop production.
Example sentences
  • We eagerly converted more acres, tried more crops, and enthusiastically learned our way through the new agronomics and new beauracracy that organic certification brought.
  • In that book, the protagonist is a professor of agronomics at the University of California.
  • Geology, geography, and agronomics all study the earth, but their construction, their principle of scientific knowledge differs.

Origin

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

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