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A measure of area of land. A hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters. It traces its origins to the French revolutionary government. It is often used in real estate transactions. See also: Acre.
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A land measurement under the metric system,equal to 10,000 square meters,or roughly 2.471 acres.

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(c) Model 4 relaxes the kharif fodder hectarage limitations from Model 3 to permit the optimum level to enter rather than the hectarages reported during 1987-88.
The hectarages of basmati rice, Irri rice, and wheat increase in Model 6 when extra land is available, suggesting that these crops are limited by livestock feed requirements.
These simulations included relaxing exogenous livestock numbers and selected crop hectarage constraints, and requiring that green forage be fed in the season grown.
The validation of Model 1 was undertaken by comparing its solution with 1987-88 crop hectarage, and livestock and poultry numbers at the national and provincial levels.
(a) Model 2 drops hectarage restrictions on kharif fodder, kharif pulses, and all oilseeds from Model 1.
Table 5 presents changes in cropped hectarage for the seven Scenarios above, while livestock numbers maintained on each ration for each scenario are found in Table 6.