dryland
adjective Date: 1893 of, relating to, or being a relatively arid region <
a dryland wheat state
>
; also of, adapted to, practicing, or being agricultural methods (as dry farming) suited to such a region

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dryland — sausuma statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens neapsemta Žemės paviršiaus teritorija. atitikmenys: angl. dryland; land; terra firma vok. Festland, n rus. материк; суша, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • dryland — /druy land /, n. Often, drylands. a tract of land having dry, often sandy soil, as on the floor of a valley: Acres of the drylands have been reclaimed by irrigation. [1175 1225; ME. See DRY, LAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • dryland — noun land that is arid, but not so dry as to be a desert …   Wiktionary

  • dryland — /ˈdraɪlænd/ (say druyland) adjective 1. of or relating to land which is often dry, especially land having sandy soil. –noun Also, drylands. 2. such a tract of land …   Australian English dictionary

  • dryland — /druy land /, n. Often, drylands. a tract of land having dry, often sandy soil, as on the floor of a valley: Acres of the drylands have been reclaimed by irrigation. [1175 1225; ME. See DRY, LAND] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dryland farming — in the Granada region in Spain Dryland farming is an agricultural technique for non irrigated cultivation of drylands. Contents 1 Locations …   Wikipedia

  • Dryland salinity — is salinity that occurs in a landscape that is not irrigated, as distinct from irrigation salinity and urban salinity. Contents 1 Overview 2 Management of Dryland Salinity 2.1 The role of soils in dryland salinity …   Wikipedia

  • dryland farming — UK US noun [U] ► DRY FARMING(Cf. ↑dry farming) …   Financial and business terms

  • dryland farming — [drī′land΄] n. DRY FARMING …   English World dictionary

  • dryland salinity — /draɪlænd səˈlɪnəti/ (say druyland suh linuhtee) noun the presence of high levels of salt in soil occurring in farming areas where the water balance has been changed causing a rise in the watertable that bring salts to the surface, resulting in… …   Australian English dictionary

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