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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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An entrepreneur with investment worth between Rwf 1 and 1.2 billion will be accorded a half hectare to set up in town.
Likewise, in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, wheat was sown on 0.687 hectares of land against the target of 0.7607 million hectares, which is 89.41 percent of the target sowing.
Sugarcane another water-heavy crop witnessed growth in both the area under cultivation as well as the yield per hectare over the last four years.
In KP the cotton production target was fixed on 0.005 million hectares area but it production occurred on 0.0002 million hectares area.
Himachal Pradesh recorded 12, 06,242 MT off seasonal vegetable production in 63879 hectare land area in the year 2009-10 which increased to 12, 68,897 MT production in 65,075 hectare land area in the year 2010-11 and further increased to 1356600 MT production in 67968 hectare area in the year 2011-12.
The inspiration for the Mexican plan came from Costa Rica, which has been paying farmers to protect 350,000 hectares since 1997.
Furthermore, woodland holdings over 30 hectares will require certification under the UK Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS).
At pounds 4,000 per hectare in 2000, the average price for sales involving land of the lowest grades was lower than the corresponding averages for sales involving higher grade land.
He turned up maize achieving 17.3 metric tons per hectare in 1982 at a site in Grand Junction, Colo., and rice reaching 15.2 metric tons per hectare in 1978 in Xiangride, China.
As of July 30, the grain was harvested from an area of 1,003,743 hectares, which is about 99 percent of the total area of the crops.
According to the PSA, about 46.3 percent of the 1.66 million hectares of standing crop were still at vegetative stage, 37.9 percent at reproductive stage, and 15.7 percent at maturing stage.
He said that average per hectare tomatoes output was fixed at 9,418.1 kg as the crop is cultivated over a vast areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces.