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hectare

(hĕk`târ, –tär), abbr. ha, unit of area in the metric systemmetric system,
system of weights and measures planned in France and adopted there in 1799; it has since been adopted by most of the technologically developed countries of the world.
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, equal to 10,000 sq m, or about 2.47 acres.

Hectare

 

a metric unit of area used for measuring plots of land. Its abbreviated form in Russian is ga; internationally, ha. The area of 1 ha is equal to the area of a square with a side of 100 m. The designation “hectare” comes from are, a unit of area, to which the prefix hecto- is added. As defined, 1 ha = 100 are = 10,000 sq m; 1 desiatina = 1.09254 ha.

hectare

[′hek‚tar]
(mechanics)
A unit of area in the metric system equal to 100 ares or 10,000 square meters. Abbreviated ha.

hectare

A metric unit of area equal to 10,000 square meters; approximately 2 ½acres.

hectare

one hundred ares. 1 hectare is equivalent to 10 000 square metres or 2.471 acres.
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1 thousand hectares of land to be put under moong cultivation to produce about 110 thousand ton of moong.
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Within its more than 383,000 hectares one finds all climatic conditions--arid, mountain temperate, and tropical--and more than 1,800 species of plants, 700 types of butterflies, 23 species of amphibians, 71 of reptiles, 360 of birds and 131 different mammals.
In 2000 the average price of agricultural sales with an area less than 50 hectares (pounds 6,000 per hectare) was higher than the averages for sales involving larger areas.
You know Lanao del Sur has been using traditional methods of farming and now, we have a new technology from the SLAC, who contributed this 50 hectares to our people,' he said.
0 million tons of sugarcane by producing an average 59,375 kg crop per hectare, he added.
Mr Ormrod said: "This means that a farmer could qualify for both pounds 30 per hectare ELS grant over his whole holding and pounds 30 per hectare over woodland on the same holding from the EWGS Woodland Management Grant.
THE provisional average price of agricultural land and buildings sold in the fourth quarter of 2000 in Wales was pounds 6,400 per hectare.
Land that was changing hands for as little as $150 a hectare four years ago is now worth as much as $8,000 a hectare--if you can find it.
Yield per hectare, however, is seen expanding by 1.
86 lakh hectare so far, which is more than 5,000 hectare over last year's acreage.
88 million hectares, the report noted that yield per hectare may improve by nearly 6 percent to 3.