The scientific study of soil management and crop production.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

A*gron"o*my (#), n. [Gr. rural; as a noun, an overseer of the public lands; field + usage, to deal out, manage: cf. F. agronomie.]

The management of land; rural economy; agriculture.

 

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