The hill fields are left fallow for ten years after two years' cultivation.
Nicholas standing in a fallow field could see all his whips.
The seventh day of rest was parallel to the seventh year of release and of the fallow field.
The new warp is allowed to lie fallow during the winter after being laid out in four-yard " lands " and becomes dry enough to be sown with oats and grass and clover seeds in the following spring.
The summer fallow with repeated ploughing was its basis.
The first class includes the isabelline bear, badger, pole-cat, ermine, roe and fallow deer, wild ass, Syrian squirrel, pouched marmoset, gerbill and leopard.
Ray, who made a tour along the eastern coast in that year, says, " We observed little or no fallow ground in Scotland; some ley ground we saw, which they manured with sea wreck.
After four to twelve years' cultivation the land is allowed to lie fallow for ten years or more.
The wild animals include bear, boar, chamois, fallow red and roe deer, gazelle, hyena, ibex, jackal, leopard, lynx, moufflon, panther, wild sheep and wolf.
In the province of Naples, Caserta, &c., the method of fallows is widely adopted, the ground often being left in this state for fifteen or twenty years; and in some parts of Sicily there is a regular interchange of fallow and crop year by year.
F One more table may be given showing the proportional areas under the various kinds of crops, grass, woods and plantations, fallow, bog, waste, &c., over a series of years.
" Cereals, chiefly maize, with green crops and fields of gourds, alternate with fallow land overgrown by coarse grasses, weeds and stunted shrubs.
The following scheme indicates a common Sicilian method of a type which has many varieties: fallow, grain, grain, pasture, pastureother two divisions of the area following the same order, but beginning respectively with the two years of grain and the two of pasture.
Of game there are the roe, stag, boar and hare; the fallow deer and the wild rabbit are less common.
A system of rotation (cereal, roots, grass) is commonly followed, each division of land lying fallow one year as a rule; not more than two ripe grain-crops are commonly taken consecutively.
The native wild ducks are carefully preserved for sportsmen, in whose interests pheasants, red and fallow deer, and brown and rainbow trout have been very successfully acclimatized.
In this he lays it down as a rule that it is bad husbandry to take two crops of grain successively, which marks a considerable progress in the knowledge of modern husbandry; though he adds that in Scotland the best husbandmen after a fallow take a crop of wheat; after the wheat, peas; then barley, and then oats; and after that they fallow again.
The seventh year's fallow prevented the exhaustion of the soil, which was further enriched by the burning of the weeds and spontaneous growth of the Sabbatical year.
The difference between this and the later law is that the seventh year is not called a Sabbath, and that there is no indication that all land was to lie fallow on the same year.
This is but an imitation of the hand-hoe, or a succenadeum to it, and can neither supply the use of dung nor fallow, and may be properly called scratch-hoeing."
During the years in which the soil is allowed to lie fallow, the grass and weeds which spring up serve as pasture for cattle, but the poverty of the pasture is such that at least two hectares are required for the maintenance of every animal.
In John Houghton's Collections on Husbandry and Trade, a periodical work begun in 1681, there is one of the earliest notices of turnips being eaten by sheep:" Some in Essex have their fallow after turnips, which feed their sheep in winter, by which means the turnips are scooped, and so made capable to hold dews and rain water, which, by corrupting,; _ mbibes the nitre of the air, and when the shell breaks it runs about and fertilizes.
To effect a remodelling when the ground is in stubble, let it be ploughed up, harrowed, and cleaned as in a summer fallow, the levelling-box employed when required, the stuff from the conductors and main drains spread abroad, and the beds ploughed into shape - all operations that can be performed at little expense.
An agricultural reform initiated by the provisional Government aims at the distribution of the fallow lands of the large estates and the better exploitation of the land.
8 fallow, this last showing a steady decrease.
The red deer is peculiar to the Highlands, but the fallow deer is not uncommon in the hill country of the south-western Lowlands.
The three years rotation formerly in use, where autumn and spring-sown grain and fallow succeeded each other, has now been abandoned, except in some districts, where the system has been modified and improved.
The cultivation of the turnip and other root crops, which require the soil to be wrought to a deep and free tilth, either becomes altdgether impracticable and must be abandoned for the safe but costly bare fallow, or is carried out with great labour and hazard; and the crop, when grown, can neither be removed from the ground, nor consumed upon it by sheep without damage by "poaching."
Wheat on summer fallow land yielded, according to the NorthWest census of 1906, from 2 to 8 bushels per acre more than that sown on other land.
He had felt it for the first time when the shell spun like a top before him, and he looked at the fallow field, the bushes, and the sky, and knew that he was face to face with death.
In Roman literature allusions to the pleasures of the chase (wild ass, boar, hare, fallow deer being specially mentioned as favourite game) are not wanting (Virg.
The discovery of the uses of the bare fallow and of manure, by making it possible to raise crops from the same area for an indefinite period, marks a stage of progress.
A great portion of the central plain of Monofatsi, the principal grain-producing district, is lying fallow owing to the exodus of the Moslem peasantry.
gmelini, and fallow deer (Capreolus pigargus) in northern Caucasus only.
Next comes a second ploughing of the fallow; and afterwards, in the latter end of June, the mowing of the meadows begins.
The fallow received a third ploughing in September, and was sown about Michaelmas.
The landlord lets his land to two or more persons jointly, who undertake to restore it to him in good condition with one-third of it interrozzito, that is, fallow, so as to be cultivated the following year according to triennial rotation.
Even the vast forest of Middlesex, with its densely wooded thickets, its coverts of game, stags, fallow deer, boars and wild bulls is pressed into the description to give a contrast which shall enhance the beauty of the city itself.
Either let the land lie fallow every other year or else let spelt follow pulse, vetches or lupine.
The introduction of new plants, which made it possible to dispense with the bare fallow, and still later the application to husbandry of scientific discoveries as to soils, plant constituents and manures, brought about a revolution in farming.
Plough the fallow in early spring, and plough frequently - twice in winter, twice in summer unless your land is poor, when a light ploughing in September will do.
fallow for a time.
According to early methods of cropping, which were destined to prevail for centuries, wheat, the chief article of food, was sown in one autumn, reaped the next August; the following spring, oats or barley were sown, and the year following the harvest was a period of fallow.
fallow, heavy land is plowed in April to give the weeds time to start into growth.
Inland, map says & I see, many small fields with walls, becoming fallow then suburb.
A herd of 800 fallow deer roam freely in the Park.
They are used on land, which would be otherwise be left fallow.
This procedure was followed on each of the three fields so that in every year one of them was fallow.
It is achieved by enriching and extending the normal fallow of low-producing forms of agriculture.
They are royal stags and fallow bucks because this was a Royal Forest.
The main herds are of fallow deer which now probably number almost a thousand.
leaving sites fallow will reduce the risk of disease or parasite transmission.
fallow bucks are like that which supports the arms of the County Council in allusion to the name.
fallow discoveries have now had plans for development approved.
To the east two hundred places Where a thousand farms lie fallow.
In the Twickenham sunshine an England career long fallow showed shoots of recovery.
fallow for wheat, and than take several crops of spring corn, with some clover.
If docks get bad enough intends to bastard fallow, he will plow early and leave fallow for 2 months during the summer.
Effects of social organization, age and aggressive behavior on allosuckling in wild fallow deer.
female fallow deer, like all other mammals, feed their young on milk.
nitrite reductase diversity under the L. perenne and fallow treatments.
palmate antlers of the fallow bucks.
Initial results suggest a shift in nitrite reductase diversity under the L. perenne and fallow treatments.
Other species found on the reserve include roe and fallow deer, fox, stoat, harvest mouse and occasional dormouse.
Today fallow, roe, red and Silka deer roam the forest along with the famous New Forest ponies.
9, 11-13 (the year of Jubilee treated as a fallow year) and 15, 16 (cf.
The farm of the future will rotate crops automatically and decide which fields to leave fallow.
There are some fallow deer but no red deer or roe deer who once roamed wild in Snowdonia.
After harvesting, the land is considered "fallow," so you'll need to plow it.
early agriculturists recognized the benefits of a fallow field.
fallow deer which now probably number almost a thousand.
fallow ground to be broken up?
The animals that have been spotted include fallow deer, badgers, foxes, stoats and hares.
There is hardly any fallow; comparatively few turnips.
In this form a law prescribing one year's fallow in seven may have been anciently observed, but it scarcely originated from the analogy of a seventh day of rest.
In addition, 13 previously fallow discoveries have now had plans for development approved.
instigate uprisings against the Taliban fell on fallow ground.
Frequent tillage during a fallow year exposes the brittle, fleshy rhizomes to be gathered or they may dry out in hot weather.
Numerous special methods of preventing the spread of Fungi, or die migrations of insects, or of trapping various animals; of leaving infested ground fallow, or of growing another crop useless to the pest, &c., are also to be found in the practical treatises.
The outfield land is ordinarily made use of promiscuously for feeding of their cows, horse, sheep and oxen; 'tis also dunged by their sheep who lay in earthen folds; and sometimes, when they have much of it, they fauch or fallow a part of it yearly."
Farms were divided into infield and outfield; corn crops followed one another without the intervention of fallow, cultivated herbage or turnips, though something is said about fallowing the outfield; enclosures were very rare; the tenantry had not begun to emerge from a state of great poverty and depression; and the wages of labour, compared with the price of corn, were much lower than at present, though that price, at least in ordinary years, must appear extremely moderate in our times.
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