(plural: ‘agronomists‘; pronunciation: the letter ‘g’ is said with a ‘g’ sound as in “gun”)
a qualified and trained person who does the scientific study of soil management and the methods of growing crops, and of using plants for food, fuel, cattle feed and as fibre in a better way,
A professional agronomist helps farmers by giving them the true condition of the land and the suitable crops to be grown on that land.
Most agronomists work in fertilizer and pesticide industry.
In Canada, an agronomist is called an ‘agrologist’ or ‘agronome’.