- the science of soil management and the production of field crops.
Also ag·ro·nom·ics [ag-ruh-nom-iks] /ˌæg rəˈnɒm ɪks/.
Origin of agronomy
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Examples from the Web for agronomist
The activist, an agronomist named Arturo Hernandez Cordona, is said to have replied.Mexico’s First Lady of Murder Is on the Lam
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The Agronomist Directed by Jonathan Demme Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme has been fascinated by Haiti for years.Speed Read: The Best Books on Haiti
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- the science of cultivation of land, soil management, and crop production
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Word Origin and History for agronomist
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- The scientific study of soil management and crop production, including irrigation and the use of herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers.
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