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From French agronomie, from agronome (“agriculturist”), from Ancient Greek ἀγρός (agrós, “field”) + νόμος (nómos, “law”). Surface analysis agro- + -nomy.
agronomy (countable and uncountable, plural agronomies)
- The science of utilizing plants, animals and soils for food, fuel, feed, and fiber and more. To do this effectively and sustainably, agronomy encompasses work in the areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, animal sciences and soil science.
- Synonym: husbandry
- agrology (one sense)
science of utilizing plants, animals, and soils for food, fuel, feed and more
- agronomy on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- agronomy at OneLook Dictionary Search
- “agronomy”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
- “agronomy”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–present.
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