harvest index

noun Agriculture.

a measurement of crop yield: the weight of a harvested product as a percentage of the total plant weight of a crop.

Nearby words

  1. harvest,
  2. harvest bug,
  3. harvest fish,
  4. harvest fly,
  5. harvest home,
  6. harvest mite,
  7. harvest moon,
  8. harvest mouse,
  9. harvest tick,
  10. harvester

Origin of harvest index

First recorded in 1965–70

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