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AGRICULTURE. The art of cultivating the earth in order to obtain from it the divers things it can produce; and particularly what is useful to man, as grain, fruit's, cotton, flax, and other things. Domat, Dr. Pub. liv. tit. 14, s. 1, n. 1.

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Regulatory approval of pesticides for use on food crops is the single largest IR4 effort.
Female food crop entrepreneurs in Cameroon are relegated to the informal sector merely because they are women (Mongue, 2002).
Farmers' income and foreign exchange earning could be increased through development of commercial crops like food crops, horticulture, plantations and animal husbandry.
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A four-ton shipment of critical food crops has been supplied to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, as it celebrates its one-year anniversary.
FDA should require validated analytical tests to be available for genetically modified food crops before they hit the market, the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) said May 3 in comments filed with the agency.
Soon farmers will be able to harvest and sell two crops from every field -- a food crop and a biomass energy crop.
The increase in food production needed to feed a growing population cannot be accomplished unless farmers across the world have access to current high yielding crop production methods as well as new biotechnological breakthroughs that can increase yields, dependability and nutritional quality of the world's basic food crop.
is made primarily from corn, a relatively expensive and limited supply food crop.
AgriDyne has requested marketing clearance for three bioinsecticides: Azatin(TM), for non-food crop application in the nursery and ornamental markets; Turplex(TM), for lawn and turf application; and Align(TM), for food crop application.
Rice is the world's number one food crop, providing the principal source of calories for nearly half the world's population.
Idaho produces approximately 30 percent of the nation's fall potato crop and potatoes are the fourth most important food crop in the world.