mono-cropping

monoculture

[mon-uh-kuhl-cher]
noun Agriculture.
the use of land for growing only one type of crop.
Also called monocropping [mon-uh-krop-ing] .


Origin:
1910–15; mono- + culture

monocultural, adjective
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monoculture (ˈmɒnəʊˌkʌltʃə)
 
n
the continuous growing of one type of crop

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monoculture
"cultivation of a single crop when others are possible," 1915, from mono- "single" + culture (q.v.).
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