marginal land

marginal land

Land with little immediate usefulness because of problems with access, water control,topography,environmental restrictions,or other such factors.

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He said that PARC has also provided training for farmers and conducted workshops for small scale growers and marginal land holders for cultivating oil seeds and earned profit from their lands.
The company's advanced plant breeding and biotechnology technology platforms, which can increase crop productivity, improve quality, reduce crop inputs and improve cultivation on marginal land, have broad application across multiple crops, including food, feed, fiber and fuel crops.
Arable land that can be used to grow crops for food has been exhausted, leaving us no choice but to use non-arable or marginal land like that in the UAE.
The good news is that marginal land is far less expensive than land that has been worked and improved.
Mr Meade said there was a "significant risk" that larger, intensive farms will look to rent in marginal land to use as EFAs.
The Minister doesn't understand, the scheme is not an agri-environmental scheme but recognises marginal land and its role in biodiversity," she said.
They discuss why large-scale production of liquid biofuel is impractical for a growing world population and demand for liquid fuels, whether it is a viable option based on the characteristics of the local environment (geomorphology, climate, natural heritage, and availability of marginal land use), and the use of switch grass for ethanol.
Biofuel for the flight was derived from camelina, a dedicated energy crop that does not compete in the food chain as it grows in rotation with wheat acreage and can also grow on marginal land.
Honeywell's "green" jet fuel was derived from camelina, an oilseed crop that can grow on marginal land, and its use on the flight saved around 5.
SODIC holds an extremely strong cash position (over LE 500 million cash), a very limited outstanding debt (LE 100 million), a marginal land debt (some LE 150 million payable over the next seven years) and strong cash flows (over LE 2 billion in receivables)," according to Beltone.
If results are confirmed, biofuel and biopower producers will have more choices for locating new facilities, gaining greater productivity on marginal land and displacing even greater amounts of fossil fuels.
There are also possibilities of using an additional over 100 million acres of marginal land currently not being used," said Namburete.