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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.


A land measurement under the metric system,equal to 10,000 square meters,or roughly 2.471 acres.

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5 thousand hectares and mash to be cultivate over 22.
During the year 2011-12, total 13, 56,600 Metric tonnes off seasonal vegetable production was recorded in 67,968 hectare land recording an average 19.
According to statistics, table and wine grapes were grown on 26,530 hectares in 2000, 27,111 hectares in 2001, 26,194 hectares in 2002, 25,692 hectares in 2003, 24,777 hectares in 2004, and 25,044 hectares in 2005.
In Kotagiri taluk, 100 hectares out of 12,000 hectares in Nedugula and Milidhane were hit.
5 million hectares a year, followed by Mexico, which loses more than 1 million hectares a year.
The average price per hectare varies by size of area sold.
3 metric tons per hectare in 1982 at a site in Grand Junction, Colo.
5 MT, way below the 7 MT to 14 MT per hectare average yield of SLAC's hybrid-rice varieties.
In Punjab, average yield per hectare has been fixed at 60,439.
24 lakh hectare of land have been used for potato crops, against the 8.
4 thousand hectares of land, and harvested the total amount of 891.
This is 52 thousand hectare more than that reported a week ago (1.