Cultivated

  • (adj): (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing.
    Example: "Cultivated land"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cultivated:

Mahmuei
... and barberry (Zereshk) that are cultivated for exporting ... Beet and wheat are cultivated as well ... Before 1950, opium was also cultivated ...
International Association For Cultivated Plant Taxonomy
... focused on international communication on cultivated plant taxonomy, organisation of international symposia, and general communication on topics of interest ... Another development was the launch, in 2007, at the Sixth Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants at Wageningen of the International Association for ...
Lesquerella Fendleri
... If the plant becomes more widely cultivated and breeding and refinement techniques are improved, the oil could be used in a number of industries, including cosmetics, coatings, plastics, and lubricants ... It is also cultivated in this area, as it does best in the climate of the region and in local calcareous soils ... Lesquerella fendleri is a perennial plant in nature, but which is cultivated as a winter annual ...
Musa Balbisiana
... It is one of the ancestors of modern cultivated bananas along with Musa acuminata ... and grows with a more upright habit than most cultivated bananas ... that wild bananas used to be cooked and eaten or agriculturalists would not have developed the cultivated banana ...
Mavro
... Mavro (Greek μαύρο, meaning "black") is an indigenous red grape cultivated on the island of Cyprus ... its suitability to the hot Cypriot climate has made it the dominant cultivated vine on the island ... It accounts for 70% of cultivated vines ...

More definitions of "cultivated":

  • (adj): No longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use.
    Example: "Cultivated roses"; "cultivated blackberries"

Famous quotes containing the word cultivated:

    This seems a long while ago, and yet it happened since Milton wrote his Paradise Lost. But its antiquity is not the less great for that, for we do not regulate our historical time by the English standard, nor did the English by the Roman, nor the Roman by the Greek.... From this September afternoon, and from between these now cultivated shores, those times seemed more remote than the dark ages.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Many a woman shudders ... at the terrible eclipse of those intellectual powers which in early life seemed prophetic of usefulness and happiness, hence the army of martyrs among our married and unmarried women who, not having cultivated a taste for science, art or literature, form a corps of nervous patients who make fortunes for agreeable physicians ...
    Sarah M. Grimke (1792–1873)

    Learning has been as great a Loser by being shut up in Colleges and Cells, and secluded from the World and good Company. By that Means, every Thing of what we call Belles Lettres became totally barbarous, being cultivated by Men without any Taste of Life or Manners, and without that Liberty and Facility of Thought and Expression, which can only be acquir’d by Conversation.
    David Hume (1711–1776)