no-tillage

noun
no-till·​age | \ ˈnō-ˈti-lij How to pronounce no-tillage (audio) \

Definition of no-tillage

: a system of farming that consists of planting a narrow slit trench without tillage and with the use of herbicides to suppress weeds

First Known Use of no-tillage

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“No-tillage.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no-tillage. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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