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crop rotation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crops
crop rotationˈcrop roˌtation noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TACthe practice of changing the crops that you grow in a field each year to preserve the good qualities in the soil
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crop rotationSuch careful spraying can go hand in hand with long-established techniques such as crop rotation, and planting resistant varieties.For example, crop rotation, hand weeding and hoeing.Many farmers are rediscovering the largely abandoned practices of crop rotation and manure spreading.Synthetic fertilisers and pesticides are banned and soil fertility and pest control is achieved through crop rotation and mixed farming systems.What crop rotation will suit the farm?
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