Some articles on rotation, crop, crop rotations:
... The choice and sequence of rotation crops depends on the nature of the soil, the climate, and precipitation which together determine the type of plants that may be cultivated ... Other important aspects of farming such as crop marketing and economic variables must also be considered when deciding crop rotations ... Crop rotations may include two to six or more crop rotations over numerous seasons ...
... Improved multi-course crop-rotations began slowly to be introduced on mir arable in the late 19th century ... Flax was the first `new' crop to be introduced into the rotation ... This `fodder-crop revolution' had earlier been central to the 18th-century agricultural revolution in Western Europe ...
Famous quotes containing the word crop:
“My prime of youth is but a frost of cares,
My feast of joy is but a dish of pain,
My crop of corn is but a field of tares,
And all my good is but vain hope of gain:
The day is past, and yet I saw no sun,
And now I live, and now my life is done.”
—Chidiock Tichborne (15581586)