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base dressing

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Definition of base dressing in English:

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.
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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