crop rotation

crop rotation

  1. (agriculture) A farming practice in which the same land is used to grow different crops in successive seasons or years (when once the land would have been left fallow); used to prevent erosion and increase fertility.
  • French: assolement
  • German: Fruchtwechsel, Fruchtfolge
  • Italian: rotazione delle colture
  • Portuguese: rotação de culturas
  • Russian: севооборо́т
  • Spanish: rotación de cultivos

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