Land with temporary fallow | Land Portal

Land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons. The maximum idle period is usually less than five years. This land may be in the form sown for the exclusive production of green manure. Land remaining fallow for too long may acquire characteristics requiring it to be reclassified, as for instance “Permanent meadows and pastures” if used for grazing or haying.

Previously known as "Fallow land (temporary)"

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Land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons. The maximum idle period is usually less than five years. This land may be in the form sown for the exclusive production of green manure.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha
FAO Land Use
Data provider: 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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Indicator details

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha
Best value is: 
High

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