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LAND RETIREMENT [1 record]

Record 1 2018-11-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Farm Management and Policy
CONT

Land retirement is a practice that takes agricultural lands out of production due to poor drainage and soils containing high levels of salt and selenium (a mineral found in soil).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion et politique agricole
CONT

Les causes d'abandon des terres varient selon les régions et le contexte du propriétaire : manque de potentiel pour l'agriculture conventionnelle, désintéressement et, surtout chez les propriétaires non agriculteurs, spéculation.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Gestión y política agrícola
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