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agricoltura basata sulle esondazioni del fiume

English translation: floodwater farming / harvesting

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Italian term or phrase:agricoltura basata sulle esondazioni del fiume
English translation:floodwater farming / harvesting
Entered by: irenef
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11:59 Nov 8, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Agriculture / crops
Italian term or phrase: agricoltura basata sulle esondazioni del fiume
le popolazioni che vivono a valle vivono grazie ad un'agricoltura basata sulle esondazioni del fiume.

Any ideas? Thanks!
irenef
Local time: 02:23
flood-based agriculture/farming
Explanation:
esondazione = flood
over 1000 hits on google ;)
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xxxla_m
Italy
Local time: 02:23
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I've added the most common translation for this term. Thx for your help!
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flood-based agriculture/farming


Explanation:
esondazione = flood
over 1000 hits on google ;)

Example sentence(s):
  • Judged by grain yields alone, flood- based agriculture appears considerably less productive than modern intensive irrigated agriculture. ...
  • The sheer volume of water available has now shifted local agriculture from seasonal, flood-based farming, to year round irrigation-based agriculture. ...

    Reference: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/07/030701220000.ht...
xxxla_m
Italy
Local time: 02:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ItalianItalian
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Grading comment
I've added the most common translation for this term. Thx for your help!

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