Definition of tillage in English:


Syllabification: till·age
Pronunciation: /ˈtilij


  • 1The preparation of land for growing crops.
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    • Unlike traditional tillage, conservation tillage requires leaving the crop residue on the field surface after harvest.
    • Reduced tillage, crop rotations, and dispersed livestock all reduce energy needs and make more efficient use of renewable resources.
    • The idea is to not let the thistle plants get any energy for at least 12 months through tillage and cover crops.
  • 1.1Land under cultivation: forty acres of tillage
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    • The Fellows use permanent pasture, no tillage.
    • The majority of the land was covered in improved grassland and tillage.
    • In 1847 there were 6,700,000 of us in Eire's Twenty-Six Counties with 4,000,000 sheep and cattle and 3,129,000 acres of tillage.

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