(type of produce)
cereal crop culture céréalière
rice crop culture de riz
→ We had only half the usual honey crop last summer.
→ They get two crops of rice a year.
a good crop of apples une bonne récolte de pommes
[+students, young players] génération f
→ the current crop of talented under-19 players
→ The current crop of students spilling out of university will be unlikely to get a job for life
the cream of the crop
(=pick of the bunch) le dessus du panier
→ Her grey hair had been cropped close to her skull.
[+grass] brouter → Our goat was cropping the hedge.
n culture f de rapport
→ Cranberries have become a major cash crop.
[problem, question, issue] se présenter
→ New questions were cropping up in bioethics that needed scientific and ethical attention.
→ Now another equally serious problem has cropped up.
→ If the subject of football cropped up, she used to leave the room
[word, name] être mentionné (e)
→ There was one word that cropped up in each of the reports.
something has cropped up il y a eu un imprévu
→ If anything crops up I'll give you a ring
n cercle m dans les blés (que certains attribuent à des interventions extra-terrestres)
(=device) pulvérisateur m
(=plane) avion-pulvérisateur m
n pulvérisation f des cultures
n petit top m
n cravache f
(=root vegetable) tubercule m
→ these are not ideal growing conditions for any root crop