a measurement of crop yield: the weight of a harvested product as a percentage of the total plant weight of a crop.
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Where Does The Phrase “Cut The Mustard” Come From?As with many slang and idiomatic phrases, the origin can be a bit unclear. The first recorded use of the phrase cut the mustard was by O. Henry in 1907, in a story called The Heart of the West: “I looked around and found a proposition that exactly cut the mustard”. The modern sense of the idiom is ‘to succeed; to have the ability to do something; to come …
Origin of harvest index
First recorded in 1965–70
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