scientific agriculture


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scientific agriculture the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
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In literature:

What would happen if they understood scientific agriculture?
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
The windfalls grew less frequent, mining became a costly and scientific process, and agriculture succeeded it.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
Thewlis, a keen subaltern and expert in scientific agriculture, refused to retire, and was killed.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
The tenant farmer is crudely striving through problems of scientific agriculture.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
The vast field of agriculture, forestry and irrigation has become the subject of an extensive scientific literature.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
The duke was agricultural above all things; he had a model estate bristling with scientific improvement.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
The government is attempting to introduce more scientific agricultural practices and has claimed improved crop yields.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
It swung the farmers into the new path of scientific agriculture.
"The Romance of the Reaper" by Herbert Newton Casson
Some Special Aspects of Scientific Agriculture.
"The Challenge of the Country" by George Walter Fiske
It is primarily by the investigations of the chemist and physicist that agriculture has been put on a really scientific basis.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Egypt awaits the advent of scientific agriculture, to usher in trade expansion.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
It is the ultimate problem of the race to devise a permanent self-sustaining organized agriculture on a scientific basis.
"Proceedings of the Second National Conservation Congress" by Various
The utility of the earthworms has been pointed out in many scientific as well as in many agricultural treatises.
"Man and Nature" by George P. Marsh
Instruction relates to industrial, commercial, agricultural, and scientific knowledge and like subjects.
"English Secularism" by George Jacob Holyoake
But in no branch of agriculture is there anything approaching to modern scientific farming.
"England" by Frank Fox
But he soon after returned to the neighbourhood of Milan, to devote himself to scientific agriculture.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
What if Scientific Agriculture could be taught at Oxford?
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
In one agricultural journal we remember to have met with the following scientific prescription.
"The History of The Hen Fever" by George P. Burnham
But the Argentines are a practical people, and everything connected with agriculture they tackle in a scientific manner.
"The Amazing Argentine" by John Foster Fraser
Sugar raising in Hawaii probably furnishes the most perfect example of scientific agriculture to be found under the flag of the United States.
"The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines" by Isabel Anderson

In news:

As a result of multiple scientific tests, the US Department of Agriculture confirmed today that an animal being tested for the cattle disease BSE did not have the disease.
A new breed of farmer-engineer ushering in the era of mechanized agriculture, 1912 Image: Scientific American.
After 20 years of providing scientific support to budding agricultural industries in Minnesota, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute has gained a broad range of expertise.