tillage

  • 1 Tillage — Till age, n. 1. The operation, practice, or art of tilling or preparing land for seed, and keeping the ground in a proper state for the growth of crops. [1913 Webster] 2. A place tilled or cultivated; cultivated land. [1913 Webster] Syn:… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 no-tillage — noun Date: 1968 a system of farming that consists of planting a narrow slit trench without tillage and with the use of herbicides to suppress weeds …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 3 zero tillage — noun Date: 1963 no tillage …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 Tillage — Cultivating after early rain. Tillage is the agricultural preparation of the soil by mechanical agitation of various types, such as digging, stirring, and overturning. Examples of human powered tilling methods using hand tools include …

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  • 5 TERON (Tillage erosion) — TERON is a foundation dedicated to the assessment of tillage related erosion in Europe. External links * [http://www.ex.ac.uk/ yszhang/teron/ http://www.ex.ac.uk/ yszhang/teron/] * [http://www.fi.cnr.it/irpi/teron.htm… …

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  • 6 Optimum water content for tillage — The optimum water content for tillage (OPT) is defined as the moisture content of soil at which tillage produces the largest number of small aggregates. Contents 1 Overview 2 Relationships between water content at field capacity (FC) and Plastic… …

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  • 7 minimum tillage — no tillage. Also, minimum till, minimum till. [1975 80] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 no-tillage — /noh til ij/, n. the planting of crops by direct seeding without plowing, using herbicides as necessary to control weeds. Also, no till. Also called minimum tillage, zero tillage. [1965 70] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 zero tillage — no tillage. Also, zero till. [1960 65] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 Conventional tillage — refers to tillage operations considered standard for a specific location and crop and that tend to bury the crop residues; usually considered as a base for determining the cost effectiveness of erosion control practices. See also Conservation… …

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  • 11 Minimum tillage — is a soil conservation system like Strip till with the goal of minimum soil manipulation necessary for a successful crop production. It is a tillage method that does not turn the soil over. It is contrary to intensive tillage, which changes the… …

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  • 12 tillage — teillage [ tɛjaʒ ] n. m. • 1803; de teille ♦ Techn. Opération consistant à teiller (le chanvre, le lin). On dit aussi TILLAGE . ● teillage ou tillage nom masculin Opération mécanique conduite sur des fibres libériennes en vue de séparer du bois l …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 13 tillage — ou teillage (ti lla j , ll mouillées ou tè lla j ) s. m. Action de teiller le chanvre et le lin, c est à dire de séparer la filasse de la tige, après le rouissage …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 tillage — (n.) late 15c., from TILL (Cf. till) (v.) + AGE (Cf. age) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 conservation tillage — /kɒnsəveɪʃən ˈtɪlɪdʒ/ (say konsuhvayshuhn tilij) noun minimal cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops, as by leaving stubble on the surface rather than ploughing it in, except for small strips where the new crops are sown. Also, zonal… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 no-tillage — /noʊ ˈtɪlɪdʒ/ (say noh tilij) noun 1. a system of conservation tillage in which no cultivations are done during the fallow period between consecutive crops, the crop being planted by direct drilling and weeds controlled as necessary by herbicides …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 zero tillage — /zɪəroʊ ˈtɪlɪdʒ/ (say zearroh tilij) noun → no tillage. Also, zero till. –zero tilled, adjective …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 zonal tillage — /zoʊnəl ˈtɪlɪdʒ/ (say zohnuhl tilij) noun → conservation tillage …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 soil tillage — žemės dirbimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mechaninis dirvos veikimas, kad pakistų jos savybės ir susidarytų palankios sąlygos kultūriniams augalams augti (pvz., arimas, kultivavimas, akėjimas, volavimas ir kt.).… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 20 tillage — Ⅰ. till [2] ► NOUN ▪ a cash register or drawer for money in a shop, bank, or restaurant. ORIGIN originally in the sense «drawer or compartment for valuables»: of unknown origin. Ⅱ. till [3] ► VERB ▪ prepare and cultivate (land) for crops …

    English terms dictionary


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