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crop

1. short for riding crop
2. 
a. a pouchlike expanded part of the oesophagus of birds, in which food is stored or partially digested before passing on to the gizzard
b. a similar structure in insects, earthworms, and other invertebrates

crop

[kräp]
(agriculture)
A plant or animal grown for its commercial value.
(metallurgy)
Defective end portion of an ingot which is removed for scrap before rolling the ingot.
(vertebrate zoology)
A distensible saccular diverticulum near the lower end of the esophagus of birds which serves to hold and soften food before passage into the stomach.

crop, crope

A bunch of foliage worked or sculptured at the top of a spire, finial, or similar decorative member, and having a resemblance to the top of a plant.

crop

To remove parts of a digital image or physical photo to retain a smaller section of the original. Cropping a digital image is performed by a function in every image or photo editing program. It does not reduce the resolution; it removes part of the image. Cropping a physical photo means cutting part of it away.
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Today, although GM crops are seen as the answer to the food security challenge posed by population growth and climate change, but still the debate on their safety continues.
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MULTAN -- A spokesman for agriculture department on Wednesday said that multiple-cropping can ensure enhanced produced of food crops to meet domestic food requirements.
A good cover crop combination is buckwheat, crimson clover, rye and winter vetch sown all at once in mid July, either on an empty landscape or between rows of late vegetables.
So, intercropping provides more cover against crop failure, especially in extreme weather conditions such as flood, drought and overall gave more financial solidity for farmers and suitable for labor-intensive small farms.
Depending on your climate, gardening goals, and the time of year, there are a variety of cover crop options.
451(d), crop insurance proceeds would be included in gross income in the year received.
Laurie Langstraat, a spokesman for the National Crop Insurance Services in Overland Park, Kan.
The application of nitrogen fertilizer either in excess or less than optimum rate affects both yield and quality of rice to remarkable extent, hence proper management of crop nutrition is of immense importance.
Depending on your climate, gardening goals and the time of year, you'll have a variety of cover crop options.
Due to delayed monsoons, poor rainfall and pest attacks, the crop has been damaged this year.