Definition of cultivation:
socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable"
(agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
the process of fostering the growth of something; "the cultivation of bees for honey"
the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)