Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. crop, croppe, craw, top of a plant, harvest, AS. crop, cropp, craw, top, bunch, ear of corn; akin to D. krop, craw, G. kropf, Icel. kroppr, hump or bunch on the body, body; but cf. also W. cropa, croppa, crop or craw of a bird, Ir. & Gael. sgroban,. Cf. Croup Crupper Croup
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. crop, the top shoot of a plant, the crop of a bird; Dut. crop, a bird's crop.
Crops prosper and crops fail, but we can't let the soil go untilled.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The crop fails from too cold or too wet weather, about one year in five.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
The simpler South, with its staple crops, its rural population, and its few railways, had suffered less.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Plants of this type will often mature their entire crop and die by the time those of the first type have come into full crop.
"Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato" by William Warner Tracy
All samples submitted for judging shall be fair average samples of the crop and not selected specimens.
"The Pecan and its Culture" by H. Harold Hume
We worked for a white man for one-fourth of the crop.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
White folks never had no mo', not till a new crop was grow'd.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Furthermore, he must know the variations in characteristics of current crops; for in most coffees no two crops are equal in trade values.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
In choosing land for a peanut crop, some attention should be paid to the previous crop.
"The Peanut Plant" by B. W. Jones
The next crop that needs looking up in the quotations is the length of the pole required for the persimmons about election day.
"Oklahoma Sunshine" by Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
Next to nothing for use.
But a crop is a crop,
And who's to say where
The harvest shall stop?
"Gathering Leaves" by Robert Frost
You make the bright sun bless my head,
Put ice beneath my feet,
Send salmon swarming in the tides,
Give crops of wheat.
"Christ's Bounty" by Anonymous Irish
Here's a girl from a dangerous town
She crops her dark hair short
so that less of her has to frown
when someone gets hurt.
"Belfast Tune" by Joseph Brodsky
What deeds have sprung from plow and pick!
What bank-rolls from tomatoes!
No dainty crop of rhetoric
Can match one of potatoes.
"Dr. Booker T. Washington To The National Negro Business League" by Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr
Unlike 'most all other reapers,
Who ne'er let their crops decay,
He reaps on, the rapid reaper
Reaps—but lets the harvest lay.
"The Reaper" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
Now every Beast that crops in field,
Breathe sweetly and adore!
The night has brought the richest yield
That ever harvest bore.
"Now Every Child" by Eleanor Farjeon
A May 8 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension crop scout training course will provide crop scouts an opportunity to enhance their skills.
Instead of burning the stubble of old crops, Joao Jongue plants new crops between rows.
Like the 2012 foal crop projection, the 2013 is the smallest foal crop since 1971, when 24,301 foals were registered.
The more you help your crops, the more your crops will benefit you.
) are major insect pests of greenhouse crops and can cause economic losses across a wide range of crops during stock plant, propagation and finished plant production.
Terminate all cover crop growth at least seven days before the final planting date for the spring crop you are planting.
After high temperatures in March, blossom-shriveling frosts in April, and a hot-dry summer, the apple crop yield is down 54 percent statewide from the five-year average, according to the US Department of Agriculture's crop forecast.
Farmers with cornor other crops damaged by this summer's thunderstorms or dry weather will have to wait until harvest to know whether they will qualify for crop insurance indemnity payments.
Can improvements in crop production offset the increased demand for crops.
But growth plans for the crop — and other biofuel crops — have been stunted.
The need to produce more crops should motivate grower-customer crop nutrient decisions in 2010.
Farmers faced with the prospect of unnecessarily compacting their soil by seeding fall cover crops in rain-saturated fields may want to take notice of a demonstration at this year's Cover Crop Field Day in Holtwood.
The danger is that other players can destroy your crops, while the flooding Nile may prevent you from getting crops planted.
Nitrate nitrogen losses from corn and soybean crops can be 30-50 times higher than from perennial crops such as alfalfa, according to Gyles Randall, a University of Minnesota soil scientist.
The drought has devastated the corn crop this year, making crop insurance a necessity.
In case of authentication, even a small change of the carrier image (a crop by 10 × 10 pixels) leads to a really different extracted watermark.
Evaluating Quality of Chaotic Pseudo-Random Generators: Application to Information Hiding
Intuitively, we would expect then to see similar split-and-promise mechanisms crop up further down the line when multiple responses are required.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
For example, compare Theorem 1.5 with our result, Theorem 2.5. A similar comparison has cropped up in a wide variety of situations with, roughly speaking, the topological approach favouring divergence and the probabilistic approach favouring converegence.
Dimension and measure for typical random fractals
The goal of this section is to apply the model presented in Section 2 to the extraction of a network of tracks in between crop ﬁelds from image data.
Multi-colour random fields with polygonal realisations
The thermal time scale was defined to be the expected The decision model is a dynamic influence diagram, sum remaining to crop maturity.
MIDAS - An Influence Diagram for Management of Mildew in Winter Wheat