agrology

[ uh-grol-uh-jee ]
/ əˈgrɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of soil science dealing especially with the production of crops.

Nearby words

  1. agrobusiness,
  2. agrochemical,
  3. agrodolce,
  4. agroforestry,
  5. agrologic,
  6. agromania,
  7. agron.,
  8. agronomics,
  9. agronomist,
  10. agronomy

Origin of agrology

First recorded in 1915–20; agro- + -logy

Related formsag·ro·log·ic [ag-ruh-loj-ik] /ˌæg rəˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, ag·ro·log·i·cal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for agrology

agrology

/ (əˈɡrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the scientific study of soils and their potential productivity
Derived Formsagrological (ˌæɡrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjective

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