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base dressing

Syllabification: base dress·ing

Definition of base dressing in English:

noun

1The application of manure or fertilizer to the earth, which is then plowed or dug in.
1.1Manure or fertilizer which has been plowed or dug in to the earth.
Example sentences
  • 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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