food crop

food crop [ˊfu:dkrɒp] n
с.-х. продово́льственная культу́ра

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • food crop — noun A crop raised for human consumption, such as wheat or rice. The potato is already the worlds third most important food crop after wheat and rice. Corn, which is widely planted, is mainly used for animal feed …   Wiktionary

  • Non-food crop — Contents 1 Compare with 2 See also 3 External links The term non food crop applies to the use of agricultural …   Wikipedia

  • Non food crop — The term non food crop applies to the use of agricultural crop for uses other than human (as food) or animal consumption (as feed).The range of crops with non food uses is broad. Products can be categorised by function:Compare with*Cash crops… …   Wikipedia

  • staple food crop —   the main crop which forms the basis of calorific content of the diet for a particular area. Usually a carbohydrate food such as cereals or tubers …   Geography glossary

  • Food vs fuel — is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production in detriment of the food supply on a global scale. The food vs. fuel or food or fuel debate is internationally controversial, with good and valid arguments… …   Wikipedia

  • Food — For other uses, see Food (disambiguation). Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Crop diversity — is the variance in genetic and phenotypic characteristics of plants used in agriculture. Crops may vary in seed size, branching pattern, in height, flower color, fruiting time, or flavor. They may also vary in less obvious characteristics such as …   Wikipedia

  • Food security — refers to the availability of food and one s access to it. A household is considered food secure when its occupants do not live in hunger or fear of starvation. World wide around 852 million people are chronically hungry due to extreme poverty,… …   Wikipedia

  • crop — ► NOUN 1) a plant, especially a cereal, fruit, or vegetable, cultivated for food or other use. 2) an amount of a crop harvested at one time. 3) an amount of people or things appearing at one time: the current crop of politicians. 4) a very short… …   English terms dictionary

  • crop — [krɒp ǁ krɑːp] noun [countable] FARMING 1. a plant such as wheat, rice, or fruit that is grown by farmers in order to be eaten or used in industry: • The main crop in China is rice. • the cotton crop 2. the amount of wheat, rice, fruit etc that… …   Financial and business terms

  • Crop over — (formerly called Harvest Home ), is a traditional harvest festival which began in Barbados, having had its early beginnings on the sugar cane plantations during the colonial period. The crop over tradition began in 1688, and featured singing,… …   Wikipedia

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