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industrial crops
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
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.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/134917.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/134917
Used For
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
Spanish
cultivos industriales
Term Number
134917