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Arable Land

 

agricultural land that is systematically tilled and used for crops. Arable land includes fields for crop rotation (including fallow land), gardens, and land being cleared for cultivation. Arable land made up 30 percent of the world’s agricultural land in 1960 and 32 percent in 1973. The corresponding figures for the USSR were 40.9 percent and 37 percent.

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The lower porosity and saturation percentage in arable land could be due to compaction and breakdown of soil aggregates [3, 38].
Nine years ago, in the Menufiya governorate, the NUCA approximately 70,000 acres of arable land in the Sadat area.
The union's new arable, horticulture and cropping committee heard the proposals would be impractical in Wales due to the country's climate and topography.
Of the 113,000 hectares of arable land in the province, 80 percent is rain-fed.
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Selection of high yield figures and with low water consumption yield and their duplication and distribution for cultivation in arable lands.
The issue of population growth and per capita Arable Land decline has been increasingly a serious concern overall, especially in Sub-Sahara Africa in the last two decades.
Agriguard produces and sells crop protection chemicals for arable crops, primarily in the UK.
The acquisition combines Agriguard's expertise and product range in agrichemicals for arable crops (herbicides) with MASI's expertise in agrichemicals for horticulture.
The Act LV: 1994 issued on the arable land was accepted by the Hungarian Parliament on its 6th April 1994 session day and it came into force on 27th June 1994.
Miro is an established global agriculture and timber operator that will act as asset manager for the fund overseeing arable land acquisitions and farm development.
We have identified a high quality pipeline of arable farm projects that meet our targeted returns of 25% annualized, including significant operating yield," said Halloran.