Synonyms for agronomy

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-gron-uh-mee
Phonetic Transcription : əˈgrɒn ə mi

Top 10 synonyms for agronomy Other synonyms for the word agronomy

Définition of agronomy

Origin :
  • "science of land management for crop production," 1814, from French agronomie, from Greek agronomos "overseer of land," from agros "field" (see acre) + -nomos "law or custom, administering," related to nemein "manage" (see numismatics). Related: Agronomist; agronomic.
  • As in cultivation : noun development of land for growing
  • As in culture : noun development of land
  • As in agriculture : noun farming, crop production
  • As in farming : noun producing crops, raising animals
Example sentences :
  • Boys were schooled in agronomy, mechanics and animal husbandry and pursued individual projects in these fields.
  • Extract from : « Frying Pan Farm » by Elizabeth Brown Pryor
  • Even the chair of agronomy, the newest department of the colleges, must soon be separated into its units.
  • Extract from : « Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets » by Various
  • I remember me Dorothy, just the other day, when I still lectured on agronomy to farmer-boy students.
  • Extract from : « The Jacket (The Star-Rover) » by Jack London
  • There is no branch of agronomy in which science and practice are more closely connected than in that of fruit-growing.
  • Extract from : « Fruits of Queensland » by Albert Benson

Antonyms for agronomy

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