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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5Perladangan Kontur
Mohd Farid Abdul Hajis


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Perladangan Kontur

Definition from Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Malaysia:
Contour farming = perladangan kontur

"Perusahaan penanaman yang dilakukan mengikut kontur, iaitu berlawanan dengan arah cerun tanah bagi mengurangkan hakisan"

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  • Di antara projek dan kegiatan yang telah dilaksanakan di bawah Rancangan tersebut ialah:- -Berbalas lawatan untuk bertukar pengetahuan tentang teknologi yang sesuai untuk perladangan kontur, tanah bercerun, percambahan biji, dan penanaman pokok; - Ministry of Tourism Malaysia  
Mohd Farid Abdul Hajis
Local time: 22:17
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay, Native in EnglishEnglish
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