Definitions for "Reduced tillage"
Keywords:  tillage, hoe, untouched, weeding, sown
a soil management system in which tillage is avoided as much as possible
Reducing tillage operations to the minimum required to plant a crop. For hoe and ox draft farmers it usually involves scratching or plowing out the row where the crop is to be planted and leaving the rest of the land untouched until weeding is required. Alternatively, hoe farmers may just dig holes where the seed will be sown. (Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)
A management practices whereby the use of secondary tillage operations is significantly reduced.