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- ‘In a paper entitled ‘Research and Extension Approaches for Conservation Agriculture’ Zimbabwean-based agronomist Patrick Wall stated that the technologies increase water infiltration.’
- ‘Department of Agriculture pulse agronomist Martin Harries said last year's good yields and high prices had prompted many growers to re-assess the value of field peas.’
- ‘University of Illinois agronomist Don Bullock developed a detailed comparison of sampling intensities, based on an intensive sampling of a 640-acre farm in central Illinois.’
- ‘Agricultural Research Service agronomist Melanie Newman is the curator for finger millet and other warm-season cereals, forages, and turfgrasses.’
- ‘Rwanda's minister of agriculture sent teams of agronomists to assess making land available for refugee settlement.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.