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agricultural productivity


the ratio of agricultural inputs to agricultural outputs, incl. labor and land, capital and materials, most often measured in yield (weight) and market value (profit). 
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organic fertilizer


material of animal or plant origin containing one or more fertilizer nutrients, usually not all immediately available to plants (e.g. in the form of dried blood, guano, industrial wastes).
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adaptation


actions of individuals or systems to avoid, withstand or take advantage of current and projected climate variability, changes and impacts. 
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agronomy


the branch of agriculture dealing with crop production. 
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aquifer


an underground layer of rock which holds fresh water and allows water to percolate through it. 
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arable


farming based on annual plowing or cultivation of the land and sowing of an annual crop.
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balanced fertilization


the application of nutrients in proportions best suited to the needs of the crop taking account of the soil’s nutrient supply capacity.
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biodiversity


the variation of life forms within a given ecosystem.
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biofuel


a solid, liquid or gas fuel consisting of or derived from recently dead biological material, most commonly plants, theoretically produced from any (biological) carbon source.
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biomass


the biological mass, quantity of living matter, or dry weight of a particular species, within a habitat or geographical area. Biomass energy is stored in organic matter such as plants or animals and their waste products.
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