second crop

second crop

[′sek·ənd ′kräp]
(agriculture)
A crop succeeding one already harvested during a growing season; either a regrowth of the harvested crop, or a newly planted crop.
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Late, almost at the end of it, a second crop of the stringy-rooted carrots sprang up.
He will earn even more with his second crop, given that he has no loan to clear now.
They don't normally plant two crops of corn after rice if they are producing grains because the maturity of the second crop will be overtaken by the coming of the rains, according to Dr.
The lower productivity in the second crop, compared to the main crop, observed for the Campinas region in this work, is common, because producers who perform second crop always carries it out after the main crop.
Multiple cropping was a form of poly culture, he said and added it can be double cropping in which second crop was cultivated after harvesting the first one.
He said that okra was sown twice a year and its first sowing could be till March while the second crop was sown during June and July.
Despite deficient monsoon this year, the late showers in last leg of monsoon are likely to improve sentiments for rabi sowing and hope of better second crop.
The safrinha system involves planting corn as a second crop soon after the soybean harvest in the months of January to March.
Cherry is the second crop after strawberries, which hits the market post winters.
Because if you let it bear two crops a season, you're forced to suffer only a short hiatus -- usually only a couple of weeks -- between the end of the summer crop and the beginning of the second crop.
He allowed them to use the wardrobe in his bedroom to grow cannabis and it was accepted that police found the second crop.
Then you remember that last month Singspiel's Grade 2-winning son Lohengrin supplied the first and third home from his second crop, Logotype and Gottfried, in the Grade 1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes at Nakayama.