hectare


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hec·tare

 (hĕk′târ′)
n. Abbr. ha
A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres). See Table at measurement.

hectare

(ˈhɛktɑː)
n
(Units) one hundred ares. 1 hectare is equivalent to 10 000 square metres or 2.471 acres. Symbol: ha
[C19: from French; see hecto-, are2]

hec•tare

or hek•tare

(ˈhɛk tɛər)

n.
a unit of surface or land measure equal to 100 ares, or 10,000 square meters (2.471 acres). Abbr.: ha
[1800–10; < French; see hect-, are2]

hectare

(ha) A measure of area, usually of land, equal to 10,000 m2.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hectare - (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
are, ar - a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
Translations
هكتار
hektar
hektar
hektari
hektaras
hektārs
hektár
hektar

hectare

[ˈhektɑːʳ] Nhectárea f

hectare

[ˈhɛktɛər] n (British) [land, forest] → hectare m

hectare

nHektar m or nt

hectare

[ˈhɛktɑːʳ] nettaro

hectare

(ˈhektaː) , ((American) -teər) noun
a metric unit of area, 10,000 square metres.
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Meanwhile, he said moong pulse yield per hectare was fixed at 817.
55 lakh MT off seasonal vegetable production was fixed in 57,000 hectare area in the year 2009-10, while a target of 12.
On the basis of lint yield of Kgs 860 per hectare of this season, next cotton crop may be around 16.
In 2010, the largest holdings on average were found in the Czech Republic (152 hectares per holding), the UK (79 hectares), Denmark (65 hectares), Luxembourg (59 hectares), Germany (56 hectares) and France (53 hectares), and the smallest in Malta (1 hectare), Cyprus and Romania (both 3 hectares), as well as in Greece and Slovenia (each 6 hectares).
It is feared that if the present trend continued, per hectare loss would be about Rs.
If satellite and on-the-ground monitors report forests and water sources are intact by year-end, they are paid $30 to $40 a hectare.
THE provisional average price of agricultural land and buildings sold in the first quarter of 2001 was pounds 6,700 per hectare says the Assembly's Statistics Department.
Since 1960, new cultivars released by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Manila, Republic of the Philippines, have achieved an average annual increase of 75 kilograms per hectare (66 pounds per acre)--gains of about 1 percent per year, notes Gurdev S.
May 25, 2004, the company received the exploration concession from the Mexican government for Solidaridad V, (La Ceiba 921 hectares), (1 hectare = 2.
However, he said that some 50 manats ($29) are subsidized for fuel oils per hectare of the garden, as well as 70 percent of the value of fertilizers and pesticides used in gardens (100 manats [$59] per hectare on fertilizers, 10 manats [$5.