a chemical, such as a pesticide, used for agricultural purposes
A chemical, such as a hormone, fungicide, or insecticide, that improves the production of crops.
A chemical or product, such as cellulose, derived from plants.
noun the science of ecology applied to the design, development, and management of agriculture Examples Agroecology takes into account the needs of the ecosystem and people in it. Word Origin blend of agro- and ecology Usage Note science
a method and system of land management involving the simultaneous cultivation of farm crops and trees; agriculture incorporating the growing of trees: Agroforestry ensures a continuous food supply, some continuous economic return, and the avoidance of soil degradation. Contemporary Examples They lend themselves to biodiverse agriculture as well as to agroforestry, a style of tree […]
the branch of soil science dealing especially with the production of crops. noun the scientific study of soils and their potential productivity
an abnormal desire to live alone, especially in an isolated area.