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BILLONNAGE [3 records]

Record 1 2006-05-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Silviculture
DEF

A procedure associated with site preparation in which the soil is mounded mechanically to provide a well-drained ridge on which seedlings are planted.

OBS

bed: A small plot of soil used for growing seedlings, vegetables, flowers or shrubs, and often raised above the level of the surrounding soil.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sylviculture
DEF

Technique de préparation du sol qui consiste à pratiquer mécaniquement un exhaussement linéaire de terre (billon) afin d'assurer un bon drainage pour les semis qui y seront plantés.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Silvicultura
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Record 2 2004-03-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cultural Practices (Agriculture)
DEF

Making small embankments or borders in fields to control irrigation water, conserve runoff from rainfall, or to assist in drainage.

OBS

Ridging is sometimes used instead of hilling to protect plants (especially potatoes) from sunburn or freezing. Ridging is not practiced in many sections, and particularly not on dry land "where evaporation of moisture from soil is increased by ridging".

French

Domaine(s)
  • Soin des cultures (Agriculture)
CONT

Le labour en billons, ou billonnage, réalise donc une série de bandes en dos d'âne, plus ou moins étroites (en général, moins de 3 m). [...] L'utilisation du labour en billons est réservés aux sols très humides dont on veut favoriser l'assainissement grâce aux nombreuses dérayures, qui jouent le rôle de rigoles. Le billonnage est, cependant, également mis en oeuvre pour certaines cultures où une sorte de buttage des plants doit être ménagé (arbres, vignes, etc.).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cuidado de los cultivos (Agricultura)
DEF

Lomos que se disponen para contener las aguas o darles dirección en los riegos.

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Record 3 2004-03-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tillage Operations (Agriculture)
  • Soil Conservation
OBS

A method of tillage which helps to control soil blowing or washing.

OBS

It should be noted that at least one source, i.e. the Dictionary of Agricultural and Allied Terminology (WINAG, 1962, p. 450), makes a distinction between listing and lister furrowing, lister furrowing being a type of listing (i.e. listing crosswise to the prevailing wind direction). More often, however, this distinction is not made

French

Domaine(s)
  • Travaux du sol (Agriculture)
  • Conservation des sols
OBS

méthode de travail du sol anti-érosif

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Labores de cultivo (Agricultura)
  • Conservación del suelo
DEF

Dícese de la acción y efecto de amelgar.

OBS

Es un método para sembrar con igualdad.

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