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cultivate

[′kəl·tə‚vāt]
(agriculture)
To prepare soil for the raising of crops.
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The federal government must provide bulldozers for Balochistan, which may be hired out to the farmers at no profit no loss basis to facilitate them in reclaiming the cultivable wasteland.
Except breeders and brood stocks; those invertebrates and cultivable finfishes mentioned are already found in these lagoons and will be more productive when proper management protection and conservation measures are adopted or introduced," said Orbita".
Given the relatively low resolution of culture based methods in environmental samples (Ball and Crawford, 2006), this study sought to determine if there were detectable differences in the cultivable density of planktonic FIB along a cross-sectional transect of a non-wadable lotic system.
Most of the crops were rain-fed and their land was not cultivable during the canals' closure, he added.
Pakistan ha sido fuertemente golpeado por la sequia durante los ultimos anos en los que miles de hectareas de tierra cultivable se han convertido en terrenos resecos.
Es claro entonces que existe una gran cantidad de informacion con un potencial de aplicaciones biotecnologicas, que hacen parte de la porcion no cultivable de microorganismos.
La cadena inflacionaria tambien se estimula asi, puesto que al disminuir la superficie cultivable para alimentos, el valor de los alimentos sube.
The cultivable area of 80,000 hectares in six taluks of the district, and 60,000 hectares were devoted to tea.
Could this not have forced the early farmers westward after they had lost so much of their cultivable land?
In total, GM crops occupied 5% of cultivable crop land in 2004.
In 1994, Nelson Mandela's newly elected government pledged to transfer 30 per cent of white-owned cultivable land to nonwhites in 15 years.
rising salinity leading to large non-cultivable areas, as the ratio of non-cultivable land to cultivable land has risen over the years, improper drainage system, poorly developed farm to market roads compared to Punjab, absenteeism of large farm holders are amongst a host of other factors.