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Crop yield

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noun

The amount of plant crop (such as cereal, grain or legume) harvested per unit area for a given time.


Supplement

In agriculture, the crop yield is a measure of the grains or dry matter quantity in a particular area. It is usually expressed in kilograms per hectare (or metric ton per hectare).


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