Definition: fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
Definition: fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
Sentences Containing 'arable'
The usual reward which they receive from their master is a house, a small garden for pot-herbs, as much grass as will feed a cow, and, perhaps, an acre or two of bad arable land.
The commune has a total of of arable land, of which is irrigated.
The Alamanni founded their first granges and farmed the land as arable and livestock farmers.
The commune has a total of of arable land found mainly to the east of the town, of which is irrigated.
He supervised the building of dikes and trenches to increase the amount of arable land around Antananarivo.
More than 85 km² of the municipality is covered in forests and 50 km² is arable land, and only 8 km² has been built on.
By 1840 the agriculture of the area had changed from animal to arable farming and the 1861 National Census the population stood at 1,222.
In total, Anshan contains 24480 hectares of arable land accounting for 26.4% of the total land area.
Nevertheless, due to the large area of reclaimed land from the Ariake Sea arable land was able to increase significantly and by the 1840s the annual koku of Saga Domain increased to about 670,000, twice that of 200 years before.
At least 1.7 million acres of arable land has been inundated as a result of the flooding.
Agriculture is the primary industry with most agricultural land arable and mostly used for grain cultivation.
Bremthal was founded by the Lords of Eppstein in the 10th/11th century because the narrow valley around their castle did not allow for arable land.
Some 30% of land on Antigua is under crops or potentially arable, with 18% in use.
Historically some of the more fertile lower fields grew a range of arable crops particularly barley, oats, turnips and potatoes, but more recently most farms concentrate on grass for grazing and the production of hay and silage as winter feed.
The village is surrounded by arable farmland and patches of woodland.
Although he mastered the difficult terminology of the classical Tibetan language and was able to pass for a Tibetan, he was surprisingly intolerant of Tibetans' minor violations of monastic laws, and of the eating of meat in a country with very little arable farmland.
The county is low-lying with very few hills, and is largely arable land with the wetlands of the Broads in the north.
The majority of agriculture in Suffolk is either arable or mixed.
His maps show that most of the lands in the west of modern-day Harringay were given over to pasture; those in the east, with the exception of a strip along Green Lanes, were in arable use.
Milne's land use map of Middlesex, drawn up in 1800 shows half this arable land had become pasture over the preceding fifty years.
The predominance of pasture rather than arable farming in this area of Middlesex kept it thinly populated, with settlement mainly confined to a few villages and hamlets.
There are numerous arable farms and orchards in the parish.
Kherlenbayan-Ulaan is an arable farming center.
Its area is , of which, at the turn of the century, 3,756 were arable and pasture, 200 woodland, and about 1,500 common.
The reasons for the small population may be that people migrated from the village because there are no industries set up, no minerals to extract, and poor soils for both pastoral and arable farming.
It was only valued at 10 shillings and only five households are recorded, with one virgate of arable land, of woodland and 20 of pasture.
In 1905, Henry Wilson, a butcher from Ramsbury, bought the two farms in the village and converted them from arable to sheep farming, which deprived the villagers of their work.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.
Big sagebrush that is over a meter tall is an indicator of arable land, because it prefers deep, basic soils.
According to the land survey, he obtained the ""estate of Neszmély with arable lands, shrubs, ferry, water and land tariffs back and forth, fishing rights in the Danube, two islands, by name Neszmélyi Island and Für Island until the middle of the Danube"", along with his cousins, Hancko and Matthias.
Some estimate that by the New Kingdom period, temples owned about 33% of the arable land.
Because of its outstanding loess soils the region is mainly used for arable farming.
Outside the main areas of settlement, though, arable farming is the predominant form of land use, with cereal crops (wheat, barley and mangelwurzels) being especially common, sometimes mixed with large areas of special crops (apples, cherries, strawberries and bush fruits.
Since the mid-20th century, more marsh has been enclosed behind sea banks for use as arable land.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and arable land.
Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas, rocky shores, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, and rural gardens.
Its natural habitats are dry savanna, coastal saline lagoons, and arable land.
Less than a quarter of the island's land is arable.
Venezuela's rural areas have seen substantial economic disinvestment, governmental neglect, depopulation, and abandonment ever since oil wealth was discovered in the early 20th century; as a consequence Venezuela now has an urbanization rate of more than 85% — among the highest in Latin America — and is, despite its vast tracts of highly fertile soil and arable land, a net food importer.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and arable land.
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