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Crop yield

Definition noun The amount of plant crop (such as cereal, grain or legume) harvested per unit area for a given... Read More

Crop

Definition noun, plural: crops (1) (botany) A plant grown to be harvested for agricultural use. (2) (botany) The total... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More

Selective Breeding

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Thousands of years before Darwin proposed evolution by natural selection and... Read More

Autotroph

Autotroph Definition What is an autotroph? In biology and ecology, an autotroph is an organism capable of making nutritive... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... Read More

Biosecurity and Biocontrol

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the importance of modern science... Read More

Green revolution

Green revolution advances in genetics, petrochemicals, and machinery that culminated in adramatic increase in crop... Read More

Yield

yield (Science: botany) standing crop expressed as a rate, i.e., grams dry weight per metre square per... Read More