Vocabulary Of Agriculture – General Terms

agrarian economy: A nation whose economy relies predominantly on agriculture. fallow: Permitting land to remain uncultivated for a period. orchard: A parcel of land where fruit trees are cultivated. seedling: A young plant cultivated from a seed. barn: Structure for storing farm produce, particularly yams. cash crops: Crops grown for sale rather than personal consumption. […]

  1. agrarian economy: A nation whose economy relies predominantly on agriculture.
  2. fallow: Permitting land to remain uncultivated for a period.
  3. orchard: A parcel of land where fruit trees are cultivated.
  4. seedling: A young plant cultivated from a seed.
  5. barn: Structure for storing farm produce, particularly yams.
  6. cash crops: Crops grown for sale rather than personal consumption.
  7. arable land: Farming conducted on land suitable for tillage or plowing.
  8. mechanized farm: Agriculture conducted using machinery.
  9. nursery: Facility where young trees and plants are raised for transplantation or sale.
  10. manure: Fertilizer derived from dung.
  11. bumper harvest: An unusually abundant crop gathered at the conclusion of a farming season.
  12. tendril: The slender, flexible part of a climbing plant that requires support.
  13. crop rotation: The practice of changing crops planted on the same land seasonally.
  14. agricultural loan: A loan provided by the government or a bank to support farming projects.
  15. hybrid fruits: Fruits resulting from the crossbreeding of plants from different species.
  16. amortize Gradual repayment of borrowed money.

 

Livestock

  1. livestock: Domestic animals raised for work or as a source of food and other products.
  2. ranches: Enclosed areas for raising animals.
  3. beef: Meat derived from cattle or cows.
  4. animal droppings: Dung or feces of animals or birds.
  5. broiler: Young chickens raised for meat.
  6. dairy products: Food items produced from milk, such as cheese and butter.
  7. pasture: A grassland where grass-eating animals graze.
  8. pullet: A young hen.
  9. vaccinate: To inject with a vaccine for protection against illness.
  10. veterinarian or veterinary doctor: A professional who treats animals.

 

Fishery

  1. fish-net: Used for catching fish.
  2. cane pole and line: Tools employed in fishing.
  3. ripples: Small waves on the water’s surface after the introduction of a net or cane pole.
  4. bait: Anything used to attract fish for catching, e.g., earthworms.
  5. float: A piece of wood or cork attached to a fishing line, indicating a fish bite.
  6. trawler: A boat utilized for fishing, dragging a net behind it.
  7. fish pond: A small artificial water area where fish are nurtured for consumption.
  8. fishery: A section of the sea or river where fish are caught in large quantities. The business or industry of catching fish.
  9. fish farm: A facility where fish are bred for commercial purposes.

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