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dry·land

 (drī′lănd′)
n.
An area receiving relatively little rainfall, such as a savanna or prairie, or almost no rainfall at all, such as a desert.

dryland

(ˈdraɪˌlænd)
adj
of or relating to an arid area
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The average dryland farmer earns $319/ha whereas the average irrigated farmer earns $1261/ha.
Among the topics of the 13 articles of this collection are dryland farming, eco-innovation, environmental sustainability in England's National Health Service, rubberized Portland Cement concrete, and a case study on sustainable development in post-war Croatia.
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Islamabad -- Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has signed an MoU with Barani Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Chakwal to support and coordinate research and dissemination for agriculture development and efficient water use in dryland areas especially Cholistan desert, says a press release.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has signed an MoU with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to support and coordinate research and dissemination for agriculture development and efficient water use in dryland areas especially Cholistan desert and Balochistan.
After intense competition with some of the industry's rising green entrepreneurs, Dutch start-up Land Life Company was selected as this year's winner for "Cocoon," its green business plan to help trees flourish in dryland environments, while U.
Al-Omair made the comments on the sidelines of the closing session of the ministerial conference of the Global Dryland Alliance (GDA).
Agriculture Ministry is, therefore, closely monitoring the progress of monsoon, especially over dryland areas.
With both surface water and groundwater in peril, Mullican said the real water supply plan for the region will be a shift from irrigated agriculture to dryland farming, which relies solely on rainfall.
Also attending the Zambezi Dryland Maize Champion award ceremony was the commercial Master Agronomist for 2014, Andre Compion.