[ uh-gron-uh-mee ]
/ əˈgrɒn ə mi /
the science of soil management and the production of field crops.
Also ag·ro·nom·ics [ag-ruh-nom-iks] /ˌæg rəˈnɒm ɪks/.
Related formsag·ro·nom·ic, ag·ro·nom·i·cal, adjectiveag·ro·nom·i·cal·ly, adverba·gron·o·mist, noun
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Examples from the Web for agronomist
The activist, an agronomist named Arturo Hernandez Cordona, is said to have replied.
The Agronomist Directed by Jonathan Demme Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme has been fascinated by Haiti for years.
British Dictionary definitions for agronomist
/ (əˈɡrɒnəmɪ) /
the science of cultivation of land, soil management, and crop production
Derived Formsagronomist, noun
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Science definitions for agronomist
[ ə-grŏn′ə-mē ]
The scientific study of soil management and crop production, including irrigation and the use of herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers.
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