Arable Land

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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 desolate land here is waterless and unarable. Without its oil, Kuwait has nothing.
"India has the potential to develop significant quantities of Biodiesel as vast swathes of unarable land can be utilized to cultivate Jatropha and non-edible oilseeds that are suited to produce Biodiesel."
Amman, May 14 (Petra) -- Water and Irrigation Minister Hazem Nasser said the government has allocated 7,000 Dunums of unarable land in the Jordan valley to distribute them to citizens for housing purposes.
The indenture contract promised that, after the end of the time-bound contract, the indentured could have a free return passage to India, or land, usually unarable, to farm.
Somewhere in that landscape I had considered so barren and unarable, an ancient clan had lived by locally cultivated crops, wild plants, and native animals.
After the declaration of the British mandate in 1922, the Jewish Agency formed a special technical committee to conduct studies of the utilization of water and irrigation of unarable and desert land.