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Synonyms for FERTILITY

Usage Examples for FERTILITY

  1. It would be folly to try to depend upon lime as a sole source of soil fertility. - "Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement" by Alva Agee
  2. The increasing price of butchers' meat is a natural and inevitable consequence of the general progress of cultivation; but I cannot help thinking, that the present great demand for butchers' meat of the best quality, and the quantity of good land that is in consequence annually employed to produce it, together with the great number of horses at present kept for pleasure, are the chief causes that have prevented the quantity of human food in the country from keeping pace with the generally increased fertility of the soil; and a change of custom in these respects would, I have little doubt, have a very sensible effect on the quantity of subsistence in the country, and consequently on its population. - "An Essay on the Principle of Population" by Thomas Malthus