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

1910–15; mono- + culture

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

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Word Origin & History

"cultivation of a single crop when others are possible," 1915, from mono- "single" + culture (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Which makes sense, the weeds don't have as intense a problems with insects as
  compared to monoculture farm corps.
If you create a monoculture of the oceans, this drastically reduces the systems
Any kind of monoculture, plant or animal, creates an unbalanced ecosystem.
It is time to put an end to monoculture and the government grant aid that
  causes it.
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