Arable Sentence Examples
It is partially arable, and supports a small population.
Only 4% of all arable land in the country is unproductive (in Great Britain 15%).
A feature of the new city is the unusually large proportion of woods and arable land within its bounds.
Arable land and gardens occupy 55.6% of the area, meadows and pastures 12.9%, forests 21.7%, and the rest is mostly waste.
The "sulky" or riding plough is little known in the United Kingdom, but on the larger arable tracts of other countries where quick work is essential and the character of the surface permits, it is in general use.Advertisement
It will find sustenance equally on the driest of soils as on the fattest pastures; upland and fen, arable and moorland, are alike to it, provided only the ground be open enough.
Generally speaking, the arable land, which is chiefly occupied by small holdings, is confined to the lowlands.
We found a good selection of arable weeds in the balancing pond.
Extensive tracts of good arable land exist in many parts of the Acadian region.
In the case of arable land the crops are poor and moisture-loving weeds flourish.Advertisement
In the richer soil they cut deep channels; the denudation thus caused threatens to diminish seriously the area of arable and pasture land.
Of the total area 54.8% is occupied by arable land, 7% by meadows, 5.7% by pasturages, 1.2% by gardens, o.
More than three-fourths of the area of the state is arable, the small percentage of non-arable land lying principally in the north-eastern regions, which afford compensation in the form of rich mineral deposits.
Although 43.4% of the total area is arable land, the soil is only of moderate fertility and does not satisfy the wants of this thickly-populated province.
The arable land in Livonia covered 15.28% in 1866, 16.52% in 1881, 26.65% in 1911.Advertisement
The agricultural census taken in 1895 shows the great progress made in agriculture by Hungary, manifested by the increase in arable lands and the growth of the average production.
The increase of the arable land has been effected partly by the reclamation of the marshes, but mostly by the transformation of large tracts of puszta (waste prairie land) into arable land.
Moreover while large areas on the high veld are suitable for the raising of crops of a very varied character, in other districts, including a great part of the low veld, arable farming is impossible or unprofitable.
To reduce such land to a fit state for the growth of arable crops is very difficult and slow without resort to paring and burning.
Except along the narrow valley of the Nile only the southernmost portion of Nubia contains arable land.Advertisement
According to the returns for 1905, about 50% of the area was occupied by arable land, 10% by meadow-land and pasture and 30% by forest.
The old view that the Lares were the deified ancestors of the family has been rejected lately by Wissowa, who holds that the Lar was originally the protecting spirit of a man's lot of arable land, with a shrine at the compitum, i.e.
Of the total area 43% is occupied by arable land and gardens, 18% by meadows and pastures and 28% by forests.
Caird, writing in the year 1880, expressed the opinion that arable land in Great Britain would always command a substantial rent of at least 30s.
The larch is said not to succeed on arable land, especially where corn has been grown, but experience does not seem to support this view; that against the previous occupation of the ground by Scotch fir or Norway spruce is probably better founded, and, where timber is the object, it should not be planted with other conifers.Advertisement
Of the entire area of the country 28.6% is arable, 16.2 in meadow or pasture land, 14% in forests, 37.2% in uncultivated moors, heaths, &c.; from 17 to 18% is in possession of the state.
As there are only one or two small stretches of arable land in Ithaca, the inhabitants are dependent on commerce for their grain supply; and olive oil, wine and currants are the principal products obtained by the cultivation of the thin stratum of soil that covers the calcareous rocks.
We compute the maximum amount of food the world can produce by beginning with total acres of land considered arable, but that is based on assumptions about the future of technology and agriculture.
Leasehold, varying from four to six years for arable land and from six to eighteen years for forest-land, prevails also in Campania, Basilicata and Calabria.
Aube is an agricultural department; more than one-third of its surface consists of arable land of which the chief products are wheat and oats, and next to them rye, barley and potatoes; vegetables are extensively cultivated in the valleys of the Seine and the Aube.
Of the total area only 13.7 i% is arable land.
The majority occur in arable land with some in coastal grazing marsh.
Incidences of damage attributable to ' arable wireworm ' occurred far more frequently in the East last season he says.
More attention is thus being devoted to dairy produce, not only on grass farms, but on those that are mainly arable.
The soil in the valleys and on the lower slopes of the hills is fertile, indeed 35.08% of the whole area is arable.
Of its total area, 28.9% consists of Alpine pastures available during the summer months, 4.95% of lowland pasturages and 8.3% of meadows, while only 9.2% is arable.
Of the total area of the province 56% is occupied by arable land, 10.2% by pasture and meadow, and nearly 29% by forests.
Of the total area 49.4% is arable land, 34.2% is covered by fbrests, 6.2% by pasturages, while meadows occupy 5.8% and gardens 1.3%.
Heaths and coppice alternate with pastures and arable land; pools and marshes are numerous, especially in the north.
Of the total area 33.21% is occupied by forests, 32.09% by pastures, 11.2% by arable land, 9.5% by vineyards, 7.21% by meadows and 3.26%.
It must be further remarked that both the " dunepans," or depressions, which are naturally marshy through their defective drainage, and the geest grounds - that is, the grounds along the foot of the downs - have been in various places either planted with wood or turned into arable and pasture land; while the numerous springs at the base of the dunes are of the utmost value to the great cities situated on the marshy soil inland, the example set by Amsterdam in 1853 in supplying itself with this water having been readily followed by Leiden, the Hague, Flushing, &c.
Of the total area of the Rhine province about 45% is occupied by arable land, 16% by meadows and pastures, and 31% by forests.
The silt deposited after warping is exceedingly rich and capable of carrying any species of crop. It may be admitted in so small a quantity as only to act as a manure to arable soil, or in such a large quantity as to form a new soil.
Almost two-thirds of the soil is occupied by arable land, pastures and meadows, and of the whole area, in 1900, 91% was classed as productive.
It has been found that northern Ontario beyond the divide between the Great Lakes and Hudson Bay possesses many millions of acres of arable land, clay deposits in a post-glacial lake, like those in the southern part of the province, running from east to west from Lake Abitibbi to a point north of Lake Nipigon.
Of the total area of Transylvania 22.6% is arable land; 16.5% meadows and gardens; 9.5% pastures and 0.5% vineyards; while 37.3% is covered by forests and 13.5% is unproductive soil.
Most of the straths and glens have a floor of detritus which, spread out between the bases of the boundary hills, has been levelled into meadow land by the rivers and provides almost the sole arable ground in each district.
These alluvial terraces form a strip of low fertile land between the edge of the sea and the rising ground of the interior, and among the western fjords sometimes supply the only arable soil in their neighbourhood, their flat green surfaces presenting a strong contrast to the brown and barren moors that rise from them.
Of the remainder 27.59% is occupied by arable land, 12.68% by meadows, 10.09% by pastures and 0.78% by gardens.
Dinajpur forms part of the rich arable tract lying between the Ganges and the southern slopes of the Himalayas.
It is estimated that little more than half the arable land is under cultivation, and that the soil could support an additional 7,000,000.
According to the return for 1900 about 55% of the entire surface was occupied by arable land, 26% by forest and 9% by pasture and meadow-land.
Of the total land area of Sweden only about is arable or meadow land, but the percentage varies greatly in different parts, as will be understood from a recollection of the main physical divisions.
P. Taeda, the " loblolly pine " of the backwoodsman, a tall tree with straight trunk and spreading top, covers great tracts of the " pine-barrens " of the southern states, but also frequently spreads over deserted arable lands that have been impoverished by long and bad farming; hence the woodsmen call it the " old-field " pine, while, from the fragrance of its abundant resin, it is also known as the frankincense pine.
But if a little water in which arable soil had been shaken up was added to the sand, then the leguminous plants flourished in the absence of nitrates and showed an increase in nitrogenous material.
In ordinary arable soil there exist motile rod-like bacteria, Bacterium radicicola.
Most of the eastern part of England is " arable," while the western and northern part is " grass," the boundary between the sections being the western limit of Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, and of the East Riding of Yorkshire.
These properties include tithes, tithe commutation rent charge, land used as arable, meadow or pasture ground only, or as woodlands, market gardens or nursery grounds, orchards, allotments, any land covered with water such as the reservoir of a waterworks company, or used only as a canal or towing-path of the same, or as a railway constructed under the powers of any Act of Parliament for public conveyance.
The total Cossack population in 1893 was 2,648,049 (1,331,470 women), and they owned nearly 146,500,000 acres of land, of which 105,000,000 acres were arable and 9,400,000 under forests.
In the Arroostook valley, however, is the largest undivided area of good arable land in all New England, the soil being a deep, porous, yellow loam well adapted to the growth of cereals and to market gardening.
Because of the cold climate, the large areas in which there is little or no good arable land, the growing demand for timber land, and the large and constant supply of waterpower afforded by the principal rivers, agriculture in Maine, as in all the other New England states except Vermont, is a smaller industry than manufacturing; in 1900 there were 87,932 people engaged in manufacturing and only 76,932 engaged in agriculture.
Beginning with the middle of the 19th century, the increasing competition of the more productive soils of the West, the growth of urban population in the state, and the number of summer visitors effected the reforesting of much poor land and the more intensive cultivation of the better arable land.
The Romans were careful to keep their arable lands dry by means of open trenches or covered drains filled with stones or twigs.
The district naturally divides itself into three well-defined tracts - (1) The salt tract, along the coast; (2) The arable tract, or rice country; and (3) The submontane tract, or jungle lands.
From any part of the salt tract one may see the boundary of the inner arable part of the district fringed with long lines of trees, from which every morning the villagers drive their cattle out into the saliferous plains to graze.
The arable tract lies beyond the salt lands, and embraces the chief part of the district.
A peculiar feature of the arable tract is the Pats (literally cups) or depressed lands near the river-banks.
As a whole, the arable tract is a treeless region, except around the villages, which are encircled by fine mango, pipal, banyan and tamarind trees, and intersected with green shady lanes of bamboo.
And if a man converted woodlands within the forest into arable land, he was guilty of the offence known as "assarting," whether the covert belonged to himself or not.
The area of arable land available for the common use of the clansmen was gradually diminished by these encroachments, but was still always substantial.
The less popular device of turning old manorial arable land into sheep-runs was also known, but does not yet seem to have grown so common as to provoke the popular discontents which were to prevail under the Tudors.
The price of food, already raised by the war, was still further increased by sueCore Laws cessive Corn Laws, and the artificial value thus given and to arable land led to the passing of Enclosure Bills, Enclosure under which the country people were deprived of their Acts, common rights with very inadequate compensations and life in the village communities was made more and more difficult.
Ladybrand is the centre of a rich arable district, has a large wheat market and is also a health resort, the climate, owing to the proximity of the Maluti Mountains, being bracing even during the summer months (November-March).
The agricultural inquiry of 1895 showed that 94.5% of the country consisted of arable land, gardens, vineyards, meadows, pastures and forests; but much of this area must be set down as mountainous and swampy pasture of poor quality.
Nearly 60% of the entire duchy is occupied by arable land, and about 26% by forests, mainly consisting of conifers.
Of the total area 48.45% is occupied by arable land, 11.16% by meadows, 9-19% by pastures, 1.39% by gardens and 25.76% by forests.
The wide grazing lands have long been famous, and the arable lands are specially adapted for the growth of wheat and beans.
The college farm comprises Soo acres, 450 of which are arable; and on it are the well-appointed farm-buildings and the veterinary hospital.
Between the arid and sandy northern wastes and the well-watered and arable Sudanese lands there is a transitional zone of level grassy steppes (partly covered with mimosas and acacias) with a mean breadth of about 60 m.
South of the Gezira is Sennar, a wellwatered country of arable and grazing land.
In the Gezira and in the plains of Gedaref between the Blue Nile and the Atbara there are wide areas of arable land, as also in the neighbourhood of Kassala along the banks of the Gash.
The valleys are wide expanses of arable land, and the hills are for the most part grass-covered and treeless.
Idris found the rich arable lands almost deserted, and the mountains Turkey.
Sulphuric acid converts it into l-arabinose; and nitric acid oxidizes it to oxalic acid (without the intermediate formation of mucic acid as in the case of gum arable).
Of the total area 61% is occupied by arable land, 8% by meadows and pastures and 21% by forests.
A cover of arable which is 2 / 3 of a statute acre, is 15s.
Single farm payment is not affected and additional grants are available for willow planted on arable land.
A weather summary for the cropping year, and background information on arable crop agronomy are also provided.
The other half is predominantly arable; foxes kill three of the major pests to arable farmers - rabbits, voles and mice.
The land which is mainly arable rises eastwards from the Ouse.
Only a minority of the population lives in the rural and mostly arable countryside.
Saturday country is largely arable with Wednesday's country heavier, with more pasture.
The cultivated land is principally arable; the proportion of meadow being very small; the downs and commons are extensive.
Very little arable land is present in this LCA.
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These areas now have a lower profile than ridges that remained arable until enclosure.
Equally, it is clear that the elimination of agro-chemicals in arable land areas will lead to increased populations of insects and other biota.
Index 2- is the critical value for most arable crops.
The results were compared with a situation in which these locations were instead used as arable cropland.
Mainly in arable cultivation, with some former pasture gone to scrub.
The new HE-VA TOP TILLER stubble cultivator is the tool for the large arable farmer requiring high daily work rates.
They were essentially a class of land cultivators, who possessed small tenements, in which arable predominated over both meadow and pasture.
The arable land where the stone curlews choose to nest covers land belonging to 84 owners.
The farm combines dairying and arable, along with the pigs and beef cattle.
The solution to soil degradation was mixed farming moving away from highly intensive arable.
Growing up on Carswell Farm, a traditional cattle and arable farm near Plymouth, Sayers studied agricultural economics at Edinburgh University.
The station is in a rural area with some arable farming in the immediate surrounding area.
Where is there arable farmland in the Great Stour Valley?
It mainly grows on heavy clay soils, and favors disturbed ground, as well as the margins of arable fields.
Compared with the rather fragmentary evidence for their arable farming, the pastoral aspect of things is fully recorded.
Specific action has also been undertaken by English Nature to survey and promote the importance of purple ramping fumitory among arable farmers and landowners.
In 1999 there were over 17 thousand agricultural holdings, nearly 10 thousand of which were arable.
At equilibrium on the same soil type, a grassland soil contains more humus than an arable soil.
There are but few inclosures in this parish in proportion to the extent of arable ground.
Grass lets from 20 s. to 30 s. and arable 20 s. round, for there are many new inclosures here.
Wheat, oilseed rape and potatoes are the main arable crops, alongside forage maize frown for the 180 strong dairy herd.
As in arable field margins, the aim is to maintain open conditions free from competition with other plants.
These again are sold through the local auction marts attracting buyers from the arable areas.
More recently, however, a distinction has arisen between the predominantly pastoral economy in the west and the arable fields of the east.
Arable land, although present throughout the area, is not visually prominent due to the presence of tall tho poorly-managed hedgerows.
Many of the fields worst affected by soil erosion have also been put into arable reversion, he added.
The main enterprises on the farm are an Autumn calving dairy herd consisting of 140 cows and a cereal based arable rotation.
The country is largely arable with a reasonable portion of permanent and rotational set-aside and a little grass.
The creation of arable field margins and leaving overwinter stubbles followed by a spring crop should help boost local farm bird populations.
The farm is also under Arable Stewardship which entails leaving over-wintered stubbles for ground-nesting birds.
Later on the increasing abandonment of arable husbandry for sheep-farming brought about a less demand for labour, and rural depopulation was accelerated as the peasant was deprived of his grazing-ground by the enclosure of more and more of the waste land .2 From the beginning of the reign of Henry VII.
Roads constructed for the benefit of Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples, or to facilitate the cultivation of rice-fields and arable land.
This affords the largest stretch of arable land in eastern Canada, including the southern parts of Ontario and Quebec with an area of some 38,000 sq.
The arable land, being limited to the irrigated terraces of loess, occupies little more than 2% of the whole area of West Turkestan.
Reversion of arable land to wet meadows is also an option under CSS.
The yard is set among 500 acres of undulating arable farmland, only eight miles from the homeland of golf - St Andrews.
Many Aymara were dependents of these estates, exchanging labor or crops for usufruct rights to arable lands.
It is a rampant grower, and will take care of itself even in arable crops, but it dislikes heavy and cold soils.
At first wheat was cultivated solely in the coastal country, but experience has shown that the staple cereal can be most successfully grown over almost any portion of the arable lands within the 20 to 40 in.
The god of a city was originally owner of its land, which encircled it with an inner ring of irrigable arable land and an outer fringe of pasture, and the citizens were his tenants.
The peasants proper received their houses and orchards, and allotments of arable land.
The actual distribution of arable land, forests and meadows, in European Russia and Poland is shown in the following table The land in European Russia and Poland (Caucasia being excluded) is divided amongst the different classes of owners as follows Down to January 1st 1903, the peasants had actually redeemed out of the land allotted to them in 1861 a total of 280,530,516 acres..
Agriculture is still in a primitive condition; notwithstanding the fertility of the arable land the supply of cereals is far below the requirements of the population.
The arable land within the city is mainly on the west and north; only to the south-east do the houses come right to the walls.
This industry has prospered greatly, and the area of permanent pasture encroaches continually upon that of arable land.
The low price of grain, which was imported in huge quantities from Sicily and other Roman provinces, operated to crush the small holder, at the same time as it made arable farming unremunerative.
The territory of the " township " consisted of arable land, meadow, pasture and waste.
The arable land was divided into two or, more usually, three fields, which were cut up into strips bounded by balks and allotted to the villagers in such a way that one holding might include several disconnected strips in each field - a measure designed to prevent the whole of the best land falling to one man.
In some cases they ceased to farm their own land and let it out on lease often together with the stock upon it; or else they abandoned arable culture, laid down their demesnes to pasture, enclosed the waste lands and devoted themselves to sheep-farming.
By the 39th Elizabeth (1597) arable land made pasture since the 1st Elizabeth shall be again converted into tillage, and what is arable shall not be converted into pasture.
But in nothing was this so apparent as in agriculture; the high prices of produce holding out a great inducement to improve lands then arable, to reclaim others that had previously lain waste, and to bring much pasture-land under the plough.
In 1891 excessively heavy autumn rains washed the arable soils to such an extent that the next season's corn crops were below average.
The results show that, unlike leguminous crops such as beans or clover, wheat may be successfully grown for many years in succession on ordinary arable land, provided suitable manures be applied and the land be kept clean.
Experiments upon the growth of barley for fifty years in succession on rather heavy ordinary arable soil resulted in showing that the produce by mineral manures alone is larger than that without manure; that nitrogenous manures alone give more produce than mineral manures alone; and that mixtures of mineral and nitrogenous manure give much more than either used alone - generally twice, or more than twice, as much as mineral manures alone.
The general rule with regard to " waygoing crops " on arable farms is that the tenant is entitled to reap the crop sown before the term of removal (whether or not that be the natural termination of the lease), the right of exclusive possession being his during seed time.
A crofter is defined as " a tenant of a holding " - being arable or pasture land, or partly arable and partly pasture land - " from year to year who resides on his holding, the annual rent of which does not exceed £30 in money, and which is situated in a ` crofting parish.'
Although there are some good arable farms in favoured districts, the vast majority of holdings are small crofts occupied mostly by peasants who combine fishing with farming.
A good soil should be deep to allow of extensive root development and, in the case of arable soils, easy to work with implements.
In the case of arable soils, where the amount of phosphoric acid determined by this method falls below 01%, phosphatic manuring is essential for good crops.
The paring and burning of land, although formerly practised as an ordinary means of improving the texture and fertility of arable fields, can now only be looked upon as a practice p to be adopted for the purpose of bringing rapidly into cultivation very foul leys or, land covered with a coarse turf.
About 19% is arable land, 12% pastures, 5.60% meadows, while 1.06% is occupied by gardens and 1.4% by vineyards which produce wine of a good quality.
Only 57% of the area is occupied by arable land and pasture; forests, one-tenth of which are coniferous, occupy 38%.
It gives the State the right to " take " (seize) and distribute estates in so far as they exceed 150 hectares (370 ac.) of arable land or 250 hectares (617 ac.) of land of any kind.