What is arable land?
Arable land is land suitable on which to grow food crops.
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Arable farmming is farmming done on arable land and arable land is land that is good for farmming. For example rocky, and sandy land is considered non arable land
Roughly 15.75 million square kilometers. This seems incorrect. Wikipedia says there are 31,000,000 sq km of land on the earth. Also, worded differently the answer comes up elsewhere here at WikiAnswers as 31,0000,000 sq km The CIA website (which is pretty accurate when it comes to stats) has t…he land area at 148.94 million sq km. If arable land is 10.57% then it will be roughly 15.74 million square kilometers. The previous answer is correct. The Webster dictionary gives a figure of 31M sq km. They're probably based on different definitions of "arable". (MORE)
India, with over half its land being arable. The next large country has 11%- China. Brazil has only 6%, contrary to popular belief.
48.83% of India's land is considered arable. That's is a little over 1.45 million square kilometers.
The best known regions include Prince Edward Island and the praries, however there is abundant arable land in most provinces.
The world is about 71% water and 29% land. Roughly 10.6% of the world's land is considered arable.
it provides water and it helps to provide the basis of life wish is water
the characteristics of a commercial arable farm are: size of the farm: The farms are usually large. Approximately 100 acres in size. Crops grown: commercial arable farming is mostly monoculture meaning only one type of crop is grown. The crops grown varies by different countries and regions. Crops… grown include: sugar cane, bananas and tobacco (Caribbean) barley, wheat, rice etc. Method: machines such as tractors, ploughs, crawlers and combine harvesters are used to harvest the crops. Chemicals such as pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and fertilizers are also used. Market; All of the produce from the farm is sold. It can be sold to supermarkets. (MORE)
Arable farming is farming that involves growing crops, not raisinglivestock. Commercial farming is growing crops for profit on apiece of arable land.
1% __ According to the World Bank, the percentage of arable land in Canada is around 4.96%
The only continent with no arable land is Antarctica. There isactually very little soil at all on the entire continent.
The four top characteristics of a commercial arable farm aredefined by the method, market, crops and size. The methods offarming include using machinery and chemicals to produce amonoculture crop which is sold and ranges around 100 acres.
Canada has little arable land because in the northern part of Canada it is to cold for crops to grow or people to live in those areas that is why most people in Canada line on the united states and Canadian border
Depending on the source one consults, Australia has between 6.1 and6.6 % arable land. Although this does not sound like much, givenAustralia's total area it is quite a significant amount. Australiais the world's ninth-largest agricultural producer, and one of theworld's major exporters of food. Acco…rding to the Australian Bureauof Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian food producers -both on land and aquatic - are capable of producing enough food tofeed an estimated 80 million people per year. (MORE)
In busines&finance it provide foreing currency hence increaseases national economy due to sellng of various crops within and out side the country,(2)in farm animal it can provide them food such as cereals by product like sunflower seedcake,maize bran(in animal life it can be used as pasture and sour…ce of water as this kind of farming is prictised along/nearby water sources. (MORE)
Cons- -Expensive price of inputs -Very low profit -once, locusts season is back 10 years of work will be all gone -very stressful work for such little profit and a 70% chance of having a bad weather -usually farms are very far away from the city, so it is hard to travel from places to place…s Pros- -Helps the economy going -Can have lots of breaks e.g when is not feeling well you can be absent (NOT LIKE AN OFFICE JOB) -alot of people rely on farmers for food -Can be employed freely -You can raise your own family without an actual office job (MORE)
Zero percent of Antarctica is arable. It is permanently covered with ice.. Because Antarctica is a "polar" region, there is no precipitation, it has no lakes or rivers and is in fact the driest continent.. Average temperatures in the Antarctic interior get down to -70 degrees Celsius during the wi…nter months and -35 degrees Celsius in the warmer months.. The coastal temperatures are much warmer with a range of -15 to -32 Celsius in Winter and -5 to +5 Celsius in Summer.. The interior of Antarctica is considered the world's driest desert because the extreme cold freezes water vapour out of the air.. Annual snowfall on the polar plateau is equivalent to less than 5 cm of rain.. Antarctica has some of the strongest winds on earth, with some winds reaching 320 kph. (MORE)
Roughly 11,587 kilometers is considered arable land in Ireland. I am not sure if the Aran Islands to the west coast of Ireland is included in this figure. It was once considered unsuitable for crops due to the rocky terrain but the locals added salt and seaweed to the island and converted it to arab…le land. (MORE)
Central Spain is known for La Mancha, a region of extreme weather (it is considerably arid) yet here, wheat, grasses, and other crops are cultivated.
Large sections of the former USSR were unsuitable for farming. Mostof Siberia is too cold, and large parts of central Asia are toomountainous and too dry, so only a small percentage of the land wasarable. That's why the Ukraine was the USSR's "bread basket."
How has the lack of arable land in Mexico brought about the exsitence of migrant workers in the country?
The lack of arable land in Mexico has nothing to do with the amount of illegal immigrants who cross the US border. The arable land in Mexico is roughly 12% of the total land area, or almost the size of the United Kingdom which in normal conditions would support many times the population Mexico has. … The problem lies within the lack of investment the Mexican countryside has had, resulting in a lack of opportunities and economic stagnation for the rural communities and population. This in turn results in increased emigration into Mexican cities as well as the United States. (MORE)
Arable means any land suitable for growing crops. Any crop that is grown is therefore grown on arable land. All crops grown are arable crops.
It is a farm that primarily specializes in crop production. However, such a farm can also be used to raise such livestock as dairy cattle, hogs, chicken, and beef cattle, because one part of the farm is used for crop production, and the other for raising livestock. Such a farm is located in an area …where the soil is rich and good for growing crops in. (MORE)
Technologies help much in increasing the arable land, because arable land can be increased by terracing, irrigation, using fertilizers. So advanced technology of creating machine for terracing to increase the land usage, this is how it helps. Belle
The pits left behind after mining can be made into lakes and the surroundings landscaped into gardens and parks. Trees can be planted to protect the land from soil erosion. Smaller mine pits can be filled and leveled with rocks and soil. The land can be treated to make it usable again for farming,… housing and other activities. The use of fertilisers and an irrigation system are necessary to make the land arable and more productive. The land can also be left fallow for a long period of time to allow the soil to regain its nutrients. (MORE)
The Philippines has a total land area of 299,404 square kilometers or approximately 30 million hectares. Around 33 percent of the total land area is arable. That translates to 9.3 million hectares of arable land . A hectare is 10,000 square meters.
According to a 2009 World Bank report, Australia's arable landmakes up 6.14% of the total land on the continent. Despite this, Australia is capable of being self-sufficient, ableto grow virtually any crop or food. In reality, 55.5 % of thecontinent is used for agriculture, as much of land is suitabl…e forsheep and cattle. (MORE)
Japan's low arable land reflects that most of the country is uninhabitable forests and mountains, thus decreasing its capacity for population density. However, Japan's arable land to population ratio is many times more favorable than, e.g., China, so the food production aspect of arable land is not… the controlling factor. Instead, it is the inhabitability of much of Japan's non-arable land which diminishes Japan's population density. (MORE)
How can the presence or absence of natural resources and arable land affect a nations economy regardless of the type of economic system?
If a country has few resources and little land for crops, it may not be able to produce enough food and products for the people.
That's like asking how can the presence of lungs and other vital organs affect life if their was no air being breathed by a human. The organs, like resources, are nice, but do nothing without air or an economic system to power them. Natural Resources are neither sufficient or necessary for economic… development in any one particular country. Economic systems explain why resource rich Nigeria is dirt poor, while resource scarce nations like Japan are filthy rich. However, if all nations had the same economic system, then the nation with natural resources would of course be richer in real terms. The textbook explanation is that resource presence increase a nation's Long Run Supply, or Production Possibilities. However, there is no guarantee that the nation will actually put these resources to use, and fulfill their potential economic development. (MORE)
The field was arable for miles and miles. Arable describes a pieceof land that is good for growing crops.
because America is #1) Actualy because Japan is very mountanious and has much dry land that is not arable(non-farmable)...
Yes, for sure! All you have to do is instead of seeding it in a monoculture crop, seed it in a grass mixture best suited for your area. Leave it for about a year to fully establish itself (after cutting down the weeds that may try to out grow the grass seedligns; don't spray with herbicide) before p…utting livestock out to graze. (MORE)
Arid land can be turned arable to at least a large portion of crops by irrigation. In fact, canals have been used by desert people for thousands of years to irrigate their farmlands. These include the Mesopotamians (in the Middle East), who grew dates and wheat, as well as Native American groups lik…e the Navajo, who grew beans, corn, and squash. However, some plants don't grow well in desert soil or the heat of the desert. Soil can be altered using fertilizers or compost, but little can be done about temperature. However, the process of changing desert soil is obviously too expensive to be used on a commercial scale. (MORE)
Fertile soil and the like. An example of non Arable land is the desert and the north & south poles.
Mexico is widely believed to be an arid country, but this is not the case. It has a vast territory, where almost 12% is used for agriculture. This means 232,761 square kilometers (89,869 sq mi), which are almost the size of the whole United Kingdom , are used to grow food and cash crops.
About 12% -- my calculations give me about 11.9% - 12.13%. According to my world reference (which is outdated, yes, but the land's not going to magically turn fertile in fourteen years), you've got some high mountain regions in the North-east, even more desert in the South-west, and bits of crop…land scattered about, usually near the borders and along the Afghani rivers. Sources: indexmundi.com and the 1998 Doring Kindersley World Reference Atlas. I'm a programmer and writer interested in demographics. (MORE)
What are the steps called that are built in the sides of mountains in china to create more arable land?
The steps that are built into the sides of the mountains are called terraces. It makes it so that farmers can grow more crops and be able to reach them as well. The correct term for it would be terrace farming. It's one of those little engineering quirks that the Chinese have developed over many y…ears. (MORE)
I imagine it would be very tiring to have to tend to livestock day in and day out, but very rewarding, as an animal like a cow in return would produce milk and meat for the farmer. Having been to an arable farm, I saw that a lot of work was to be done, even removing the 'waste' ;).
The word "arable" means "able to grow crops in". Therefore, an arable farm is one that is well-suited for raising crops from the soil.
Well, that changes every year. Here are the top 10, as of 2012,measured in thousands of square kilometers: . India = 1,562 . United States = 1,551 . Russia = 1,197 . China = 1,065 . Brazil = 726 . Australia = 471 . Canada = 459 . Argentina = 392 . Nigeria = 350 . Ukraine = 325
Moldova has the highest percentage of arable land in Europe (second highest in the world) at 54.52%. The Ukraine is second at 53.8% followed by Denmark at 52.59%.
The question is almost impossible to answer because we do not know the condition of the land to start with. Arable land is land that can be, or is cultivated. Can the land be capable of being tilled or plowed for the production of crops. The location of the land is important, To hot or to cold, salt…y, rainy, snowy, polluted or are the nutrients poor. Converting non arable land into a fit condition may require fertilization, water/irrigation, planting of trees and also consider access for both man and machinery. Consider also if all this is cost effective. (MORE)
i dont know the answer to this question but the farers live in a town called radio rebel
The countries of Spain, France, and Italy contain almost all of the arable land in Western Europe.
As far as I know, Arabia hasn't existed as a nation for hundreds of years.
"Arable" land is any land that can be plowed and planted with one or more dedicated crops for human consumption. Most areas with topsoil can be farmed and thus are termed "arable"; non-arable lands include deserts, permafrost, soils with extreme alkalinity or acidity and soils with extreme salinity.… (MORE)
You can find more information about Arable Land at the associated Wikipedia page. You can also find countries arable land at the official CIA website.
Arable farming refers to the exclusive use of farmland for the growth of crops. Arable farms produce only crops and don't raise animals for production. Arable land usually has a nearby water source and an adequate temperature.
There are arable lands in Afghanistan but when comparing to the Asian countries it is a small amount.