[noh-til-ij or noh-til]
the planting of crops by direct seeding without plowing, using herbicides as necessary to control weeds.
Origin of no-tillage
First recorded in 1965–70
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a system of farming in which planting is done in a narrow trench, without tillage, and weeds are controlled with herbicide
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