Definition of base dressing in English:

base dressing

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noun

  • 1An application of manure or fertilizer to the earth, which is then ploughed or dug in.
  • 1.1The manure or fertilizer applied in a base dressing.
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    • Liquid feeds, specific to each base dressing, were applied according to need based on analysis.
    • Used mainly as a base dressing before sowing/planting because the nitrogen is slow-released.
    • It may be applied all the year round as a base dressing before sowing and planting.

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