(Greek: land, soil, field, fields; earth; wild, as one who lives in the fields; wildness; savage, savageness)

Application of the various soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production; scientific agriculture.
The science of the distribution and management of land.
agronomist (s) (noun), agronomists (pl)
A person who studies or is an expert in crop production and soil science: The famed agronomist worked for the government farm management department.
An expert in the art or science of crop production.
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agronomy, agronomical, agronomically
1. The management of land, rural economy, husbandry.
2. The theory and practice of agricultural management, crop production, and husbandry.
3. The scientific study of crop production and soil management, including irrigation and the use of herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers.
agrophile (s) (noun), agrophiles (pl)
Anything that thrives in farm lands: Mr. Black was a farmer and was always interested in new agrophiles that would grow well in his cultivated land with good soil.
agrophilous (adjective), more agrophilous, most agrophilous
1. A reference to living in agricultural soils: Some agrophilous life forms that thrive in cultivated soil include earthworms, ants, insects, and bacteria.
2. Relating to a natural existence in grain fields: Some agrophilous birds not only use crops as a source of food, but also really live and nest in cultivated fields of grain.
Perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheat grass; dog grass.
This nomenclature (meaning “wild country or hunting lizard”) is no longer recognized by scientists because they found that it described an animal that was previously given another name which is Thecodontosaurus. Named by British paleontologist Harry Govier Seeley (1839-1909) in 1891.
agrosilvicultural (adjective), more agrosilvicultural, most agrosilvicultural
A reference to the growing of crops and trees in the same units of land. A subdivision of agroforestry.
The combination growing of crops, trees, and pasture/animals in the same units of land; a subdivision of agroforestry.
agrostographer (noun), agrostographers (pl)
Someone who writes about grasses.
agrostographic (adjective), more agrostographic, most agrostographic
A reference to or a description of grasses.
agrostography (s) (noun), agrostographies (pl)
A unit about various kinds of grasses.
agrostologist (s) (noun), agrostologists (pl)
Someone who is skilled in the study of grasses.
agrostology (s) (noun)
1. That part of botany that deals with grasses; graminology.
2. A division of systematic botany concerned with the study of grasses.

Grass is a form of plant life that first grows under your feet and then over your head.

—Evan Esar

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "land, ground, fields, soil, dirt, mud, clay, earth (world)": agra-; agrest-; agri-; argill-; choro-; chthon-; epeiro-; geo-; glob-; lut-; myso-; pedo-; pel-; rhyp-; soil-; sord-; terr-.