English to Afrikaans Meaning :: fallow

Fallow :
braak
- braakfallowedfallowingaangegee word
 

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Noun(1) cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons
Adjective(1) left unplowed and unseeded during a growing season(2) undeveloped but potentially useful

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(1) That's a very complicated question - I just have to, I guess - though not all the time - I alternate periods of productivity with extended fallow periods.(2) During a fallow period in my research in Bolivia (ok, I was broke) I worked in La Britannia, Bolivia's only British pub.(3) ÔÇÿWhen you grow those crops, it's like a fallow period, because glomalin production stops,ÔÇÖ says Wright.(4) He said: ÔÇÿWe have been in a fallow period until now but we are moving up a gear in the autumn.ÔÇÖ(5) If there is little or no crop residue, such as when the previous crop was removed for hay or silage, it won't work well to use herbicide for weed control for the entire fallow period.(6) At the same time they chide Nokia for letting huge opportunities lie fallow .(7) The current levels of expenditure were not reduced, because farmers were compensated with income supports, including set-aside payments for leaving cultivated land to lie fallow .(8) These lands were retained for agricultural use, but the peripheral areas and the poorest or the heaviest were left to lie fallow , often until the assarting from the waste in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.(9) Its wood, which is very heavy and of a fallow colour, has the grain and smell of ebony.(10) Greater volatile loss was due to more manure applied to grassland, whereas leaching loss decreased with the elimination of manure applied to fallow corn land.(11) Another local farmer, David Wagers, changed the rotations on his 6,000-acre farm from a wheat / fallow rotation partly because of the research coming from Akron.(12) The bigger question is, how the hell can a company like Warner Bros. continue to allow their biggest feature franchises to lie fallow year after year after year.(13) Space between his mangos was let to lie fallow for most of the year, planting vegetables between them when the rains came.(14) Similarly, he wrote songs, in the fallow period following his Christian phase, in which he took on the role of an accusing social commentator.(15) Pure bischofite crystals are aquatic-transparent, but may also be of white, rose and fallow colour depending on impurities.(16) The Council of Agriculture has designated 2,000 hectares of fallow farmland for the growing of biomass crops including canola, soybeans and sunflowers next year, officials said yesterday.
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(1) fallow land ::
braak land
Synonyms
Adjective
1. uncultivated ::
onbewerkte
2. unplowed ::
unplowed
3. untilled ::
onbebouwd
4. unplanted ::
ongeplant
5. unsown ::
onuitspreekbaar
6. unused ::
ongebruikte
7. dormant ::
dormant
8. resting ::
rustende
9. empty ::
leë
10. bare ::
kaal
Different Forms
fallow, fallowed, fallowing, fallows
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