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harvesting

[′här·və·stiŋ]
(agriculture)
The gathering of mature field crops.
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harvesting

Reducing the amount of runoff water before it can cause flooding. See also: Water management systems
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The order establishes a nine-member county sand harvesting and management committee to be chaired by the Environment executive.
In the Sabirabad district, harvesting was also completed at 9,550 hectares of the total area of 9,600 hectares.
'The use of mechanical reapers and other machinery for crop cutting is useful to save time and complete the harvesting quickly,' said a grower in Ghaznikhel village.
A few days delay has been noticed this season in the harvesting of wheat crop due to continuous spells of rain but now it begins.
In addition, sunseed harvesting has begun in Bulgaria.
In arid and semi-arid areas, water harvesting make farming possible on part of land, provided other production factors such as climate, soil and crops.
Energy harvesting all starts with a device that extracts and manages small amounts of power from photovoltaic, piezoelectric, biochemical, thermal and mechanical vibration sources.
The main problem which abstracts this crop development is the difficulty in harvesting, especially in North African countries [12].
However, delaying harvesting to December 30th and February 15th resulted in significantly lower ascorbic acid content of stored fruits as compared to fresh fruits.
In the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S., labor costs for harvesting fresh market fruit account for 20% to 30% of all on-farm variable costs.
Female harvests are well accepted in some cultures, but in many cases the public, including hunters, are resistant to harvesting females (Brown et al.