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The plant material left in the field after harvest is known as crop ____________; use of this material significantly boosts biofuel yields and should ease the cost of corn and corn-based foods.

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The plant material left in the field after harvest is known as crop ____________; use of this material significantly boosts biofuel yields and should ease the cost of corn and corn-based foods.

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Plants are non-motile living beings that are capable of producing their own food by utilizing the sunlight and carbon dioxide. The flowering plants and other vascular plants consist of a plant body that are usually organized into a root system and shoot system.

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The plant material left in the field after harvest is known as crop residue; use of this material significantly boosts biofuel yields and should ease the cost of corn and corn-based foods.

Crop residues are the material that left on the cultivated land after harvesting of the crop. The crop residues can help in improvement of soil structure, increase in organic matter content in the soil...

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