Definition of overcrop in US English:


verbovercropped, overcropping, overcrops

[with object]usually as noun overcropping
  • Deplete (soil) by growing crops continuously on it.

    • ‘But wait, champagne makers seem to be able to produce high-priced wine from grossly em>overcropped Pinot Noir without much trouble, so why should such an achievement be beyond California's technologically savvy producers?’
    • ‘Low-vigour vines do not always have sufficient leaf area to ripen grapes properly, while high-vigour vines typically produce thin, pale, acidic wines often wrongly thought to result from overcropping.’