biennial bearing

noun

: the production of a heavy crop one year followed by a light or no crop the next (as in certain varieties of apple trees)

called also alternate bearing

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“Biennial bearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biennial%20bearing. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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