Definition of Crops. Meaning of Crops. Synonyms of Crops

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Definition of Crops

Crop
Crop Crop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cropped (kr?pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cropping.] 1. To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap. I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one. --Ezek. xvii. 22. 2. Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest. Death . . . .crops the growing boys. --Creech. 3. To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.
Crop
Crop Crop, v. i. To yield harvest. To crop out. (a) (Geol.) To appear above the surface, as a seam or vein, or inclined bed, as of coal. (b) To come to light; to be manifest; to appear; as, the peculiarities of an author crop out. To crop up, to sprout; to spring up. ``Cares crop up in villas.`` --Beaconsfield.

Meaning of Crops from wikipedia

- produced for clothing (fiber crops), biofuel (energy crops, algae fuel), or medicine (medicinal plants). The importance of a crop varies greatly by region...
- Genetically modified crops (GM crops) are plants used in agriculture, the DNA of which has been modified using genetic engineering methods. In most cases...
- grain crops are grown in greater quantities and provide more food energy worldwide than any other type of crop and are therefore staple crops. Edible...
- Zaid crops are summer season crops grown on the sub-continent on dry lands which do not have to wait for monsoons. They grow in the long duration between...
- role in crop rotation. The term pulse, as used by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is reserved for legume crops harvested...
- known as the "winter crop").The opposite of rabi crops are the kharif crops which are grown after, the rabi and zaid (zaa-id) crops are harvested one after...
- separate from a farm. The term is used to differentiate marketed crops from subsistence crops, which are those fed to the producer's own livestock or grown...
- Kharif crops, monsoon crops or autumn crops are domesticated plants like rice that are cultivated and harvested in India, ****stan and Bangladesh during...
- unless otherwise noted, is for 2012. The value and production of individual crops varies substantially from year to year as prices fluctuate on the world...
- important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat...
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