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dryland farming
Subject Category
A Farms and Farming Systems
Definition
A system of producing crops in semiarid regions (usually with less than 20 inches of annual rainfall) without the use of irrigation. Frequently, part of the land will lie fallow in alternate years to conserve moisture.
Definition Source
Agriculture Fact Book, USDA
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34699.rdf
Scope Note
Use for the production of crops without irrigation in arid and semi-arid regions; For the production of crops without irrigation in other regions USE rainfed farming.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34699
Used For
dry farming
dryland agricultural system
Broader Term
farming systems
Related Term
irrigated farming
rainfed farming
Spanish
agricultura de secano
Term Number
34699