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Traditional agronomy transfers genes between plants whose kinship lets them interbreed.
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Origin and Etymology of agronomy
probably from French agronomie, from agro- + -nomie -nomy
First Known Use: 1796See Words from the same year
AGRONOMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of agronomy for English Language Learners
: a science that deals with the methods used by farmers to raise crops and care for the soil
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