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conventional tillage
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The traditional method of farming in which soil is prepared for planting by completely inverting it with a moldboard plow. Subsequent working of the soil with other implements is usually performed to smooth the soil surface. Bare soil is exposed to the weather for some varying length of time depending on soil and climatic conditions.
Definition Source
US Environmental Protection Agency
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26762.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26762
Used For
clean-till
clean till
clean tillage
conventional-till
conventional till
inversion tillage
Broader Term
tillage
Spanish
labranza convencional
Term Number
26762