Meaning tilth
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"labor, work" (especially in agriculture), Old English tilþ "labor, husbandry," from tilian "to till" (see till (v.)) + -th (2).
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A good tilth is a term referring to soil that has the proper structure and nutrients to grow healthy crops. Soil in good tilth is loamy, nutrient-rich soil that can also be said to be friable because optimal soil has a mixture of sand, clay and organic matter that prevents severe compaction.
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To cultivate or prepare soil
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The physical condition of a soil, e.g., aggregation, porosity, etc., and its ability to support seed germination and plant growth. Top dressing
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The physical characteristics of the soil, ie. A good tilth – a finely raked, crumbly structure with the right moisture content.
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Describes the general health of the soil including a balance of nutrients, water, and air. Soil that is healthy and has good physical qualities is in good tilth.
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the physical or mechanical conditioning of the soil to render it more suitable for gas exchange and moisture movement needed for good plant growth
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Where the soil surface well broken down to a fine crumbly consistency (usually by raking) and is ready for sowing seeds.
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An old gardening term for the tilled condition of your soil.
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soil aggregation. "Good tilth" means it clumps properly for planting but is porous enough to let air in.
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A soil in cultivation, broken down to a fine texture, and suitable to sow seed in.
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n. Cultivation.
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 tillage.
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The fine crumbly surface layer of the soil.
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The overall physical character of soil with regard to its suitability for crop production.
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Tilth is the physical condition of soil, in relation to its suitability for planting or growing a crop. A few factors that determine tilth are the formation and stability of aggregated soil practices, moisture content, degree of aeration, and drainage.
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(n) the state of aggregation of soil and its condition for supporting plant growth(n) arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
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The condition of soil or land that has been tilled, especially with respect to suitability for promoting plant growth.
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The state of being tilled, or prepared for a crop; culture. ''The land is in good tilth and ready to plant.'' Rich cultivated soil. ''"What good tilth," he said, grabbing a handful of soil.'' [..]
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The physical structure of soil, closely associated with the concentration of humified organic matter. Tilth is important in water- and nutrient-holding capacity of soil, and is generally beneficial to plant growth.
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Soil tilth is its physical condition of soil, especially in relation to its suitability for planting or growing a crop. Factors that determine tilth include the formation and stability of aggregated s [..]
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