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industrial crops
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Those crops that are not specifically grown for foodstuffs (such as fruit crops, vegetable crops and grain crops), but are specifically grown to yield a useful product for man or industrial processes, such as fiber, oils, rubber, chemicals, resions, energy, waxes, or dyes.
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industrial plants (crops)
nonfood crops
technical crops
Broader Term
non-food crops
Related Term
drug crops
dye plants
energy crops
essential oil crops
fiber crops
industrial applications
medicinal plants
nonfood products
oil crops
pesticidal plants
starch crops
stimulant plants
cultivos industriales
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