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noun
the system of varying successive crops in a definite order on the same ground, especially to avoid depleting the soil and to control weeds, diseases, and pests.
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Origin of crop rotation

First recorded in 1905–10

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crop rotation

noun
the system of growing a sequence of different crops on the same ground so as to maintain or increase its fertility
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