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English definition of “agronomy”

agronomy

noun [U]     /əˈɡrɒnəmi/
the science of farming, including the study of soil, plants, and animals, and ways to improve the production of food on farms: Agronomy encompasses work in many areas including plant genetics, crop rotation, irrigation, and food production.
(Definition of agronomy noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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