preplant

adjective
pre·plant | \ ˌprē-ˈplant , ˈprē-ˌplant \
variants: or less commonly preplanting \ˌprē-ˈplan-tiŋ \

Definition of preplant 

: occurring or used before planting a crop preplant soil fertilization

First Known Use of preplant

1961, in the meaning defined above

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