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Standing crop

Definition
noun
The total amount or weight, or energy content, of (a portion of) organisms existing in a specific area at a particular time.
Supplement
In plants, the standing crop pertains to the amount of plant material harvested by normal procedures, and may not necessarily include the entire plant.
Compare: biomass


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