Flashcards - Principles of Agronomy

Flashcards - Principles of Agronomy
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fertilizer
A fertilizer or fertiliser is any material of natural or synthetic origin that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants
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compost
Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment
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erosion
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location
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erosion
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location
compost
Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment
fertilizer
A fertilizer or fertiliser is any material of natural or synthetic origin that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants
human urine
Urine is a liquid by-product of the body secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination and excreted through the urethra
manure
Manure is organic matter, mostly derived from animal feces except in the case of green manure, which can be used as organic fertilizer in agriculture
rotary irrigation
Center-pivot irrigation , also called waterwheel and circle irrigation, is a method of crop irrigation in which equipment rotates around a pivot and crops are watered with sprinklers
Surface irrigation
Surface irrigation is defined as the group of application techniques where water is applied and distributed over the soil surface by gravity

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