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cropping

[′kräp·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
The elimination of unwanted details in a picture by removing portions on the edges of the picture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A cropping calendar, that included list of climate-resilient crops, was also provided.
Aman rice is a popular cropping pattern in Durgapur Upazilla of Rajshahi district under High Ganges River Floodplain.
In crux, direct drilling of wheat by turbo seeder in rice field combine harvested at 45 cm stubble height is the most viable technology for rice-wheat cropping system.
Intercropping expressed in terms of Land Equivalent Ratio (LER) which shows the ratio of the area under sole cropping to the area under intercropping needed to give equal amounts of yield at the same management level, it is the sum of the fractions of the intercropped yields divided by the sole-crop yields.
Brennan designed a long-term investigation of several different cover cropping strategies for an annual lettuce-broccoli production system.
The cropping systems were evaluated for their productivity and to assess their effect on the soil organic carbon contents and available soil NPK.
The easiest way to incorporate more cover cropping is the half and half strategy: I dedicate every other garden bed to cover crops for an entire year.
* Crop rotations provide several advantages compared to continuous cropping including weed control, disease and insect control, rotation effects, and reduced risks.
Additional educational efforts could focus on the role of cover crops in reducing nutrient losses, particularly nitrogen, in summer annual cropping systems.
The information collected is used to help make decisions on soil and water management, cropping practices, seed trait selection, crop nutrient recommendations, crop protection requirements, and various trouble shooting situations.
Meanwhile, a slew of "GM-free zones," where all transgenic organisms are banned (including fish, other animals, and plants used to make drugs), are cropping up around the world.