dryland farming


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dryland farming

dry′land farm`ing

(ˈdraɪˌlænd)
n.
a mode of farming for regions of scant rainfall, relying on suitable crops and water-retentive tillage methods. Also called dry farming.
[1910–15, Amer.]
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I look forward to finding opportunities to grow our agricultural trade further." "In particular, Australian expertise in dryland farming can help build Qatar's agricultural sector and food security.
In particular, Australian expertise in dryland farming can help boost Qatar's agricultural sector and food security.
Address : Dryland Farming Research Station Bhilwara, Dryland Farming Research Station, Arjia, Bhilwara Ajmer Road, 6 Kilometer Mile Stone, Bhilwara, Bhilwara, (Bhilwara), Pin311001, Phone No.01482264073, Fax No.014822264073
it is evident that the county cannot pull itself out of poverty unless deliberate efforts are made to acquaint farmers with modern water harvesting and dryland farming techniques that focus more on drought-resilient crops.
Baha Nguma, a food Security and dryland farming consultant at the Coast, says sustainable land use in the drylands can only be achieved through the use of conservation agriculture, particularly the application of zai pit technology.
Observing that legumes were an essential component in Indian cropping pattern, especially in dryland farming, Naidu said India was the world's largest producer, accounting for 34 per cent of the area and 24 per cent of production followed by Myanmar, Canada, China, Nigeria, Brazil, and Australia.
And since they all practiced dryland farming, a good portion of the farm's land lay fallow during the summer.
Within the dryland farming zone the estimated N balance is positive, mainly due to N-fixation by legumes in permanent pastures.
Some heritage grain varieties are well suited to dryland farming, Nguyen notes.
According to his speech at the kibbutz, he will send more Kenyan students to learn dryland farming technologies and automated agriculture in Israel, once that this technology ofharnessing harsh and dry lands to produce crops can be used to increase food production in Kenya.
But on the other hand Also has the addition of extensive mengrove with the change of land use into ponds items, namely: a change in the function of wet agricultural land into ponds covering 96.78 hectares; dryland farming area of 65.34 Ha; the conversion of mangrove area of 62.40 Ha; residential land area of 37.41 hectares; open 18:46 hectares of land area; plantations covering an area of 7:54 hectares and secondary forest land into embankment land area of 3:33 hectares.
Effects of different management practices on the soilwater balance and crop yield for improved dryland farming in the Chinese Loess Plateau.