preplant

adjective
pre·​plant | \ ˌprē-ˈplant How to pronounce preplant (audio) , ˈprē-ˌplant \
variants: or less commonly preplanting \ ˌprē-​ˈplan-​tiŋ How to pronounce preplanting (audio) \

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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“Preplant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preplant. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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