agrology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

agro- +‎ -logy

Noun[edit]

agrology (uncountable)

  1. The science and art of agriculture (legal term, Canadian use)
  2. A subdiscipline of soil science which addresses optimising crop production (common usage, not acceptable to soil scientists)
  3. A subdiscipline of agronomy which addresses the influence of edaphic conditions on crop production.

Synonyms[edit]

  • pedology (common usage, not accepted as synonymous by soil scientists) [1]
  • soil science (common usage, not accepted as synonymous by soil scientists) [2]
  • edaphology (common usage, not used as synonymous by soil scientists) [3]

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