contour farming

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17:55 Mar 11, 2011
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Science - Agriculture
Additional field(s): Forestry / Wood / Timber
English term or phrase: contour farming
Definition from NMSU Glossary:
(crop science) Field operations such as plowing, planting, cultivating, and harvesting on the contour, or at right angles to the natural slope to reduce soil erosion, protect soil fertility, and use water more efficiently.

Example sentence(s):
  • Contour farming is performed on sloping cropland by following the natural contours when tilling and harvesting the soil, planting, and cultivating. It also includes following established grades of terraces or diversions. Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • An early use of contour farming where crop rows match the natural lay of the land. This Iowa farmer is plowing with equipment pulled by horses. IOWA pathways
  • Contour farming is most effective on slopes between 2 and 10 percent. NRCS, CA
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Summary of translations provided
2žemės dirbimas pagal paviršiaus kontūrus


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žemės dirbimas pagal paviršiaus kontūrus

Definition from anglų-lietuvių kalbų žodynas:
remiuosi žodyno reikšme "contour" ir pagal tą logiką verčiu frazę, bet nesu tikra dėl vertimo tikslumo

Example sentence(s):
Pabrėžiu, kad dėl šios frazės tikslaus vertimo nesu tikra, bet štai dar vienas panašus šaltinis:
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