Definition of agronomics in English:


Line breaks: agro|nom¦ics
Pronunciation: /agrəˈnɒmɪks


[often treated as singular]
  • The science of soil management and crop production.
    More 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.


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

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