Definition of undersow in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈsəʊ/

verb (past participle undersown)

[with object]
Sow (a later-growing crop) on land already seeded with another crop: many spring-sown pastures are established with a cover crop by undersowing the grass on land which is carrying a winter-sown cereal our field experiments used various types of undersowing (as adjective undersown) undersown cereals can be difficult to deal with when the corn is slow to ripen
More example sentences
  • Much of the benefit of undersowing clover is the attractant effect of the flowers on beneficial insects.
  • Many farmers also undersowed with annual rye-grasses as a means of boosting winter and early spring feed.
  • For example, in undersowing, shorter grasses and cover plants are grown under taller cereal grains.

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