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industrial crops

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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  • technical crops
  • industrial plants (crops)
  • nonfood crops
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