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polyculture

[pol-ee-kuhl-cher] /ˈpɒl iˌkʌl tʃər/
noun
1.
the raising at the same time and place of more than one species of plant or animal.
2.
a place where this is done.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; poly- + culture
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  • Two taro controls were integrated with, and discharged into, a wastewater polyculture pond.
  • polyculture is also being studied as an alternative method for helping aquaculture producers to increase their earnings.
  • polyculture is being studied as an alternative method for helping aquaculture producers to increase their earnings.
  • Integrated polyculture shows promise as a method of mitigating the environmental impacts of intensive marine fish farming.
  • The school garden could have lasting effects on the community as it teaches students about polyculture and sustainable farming.
  • One adaptation of the small farm system is the polyculture of fathead minnows and catfish.
  • These species are also being stocked in various combinations, polyculture.
  • No additional information on polyculture of largescale silver carp with other fish species was found.

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