Entry from British & World English dictionary
A system of farming in which bushes and trees are cleared from virgin land, which is then allowed to lie fallow for a while before cultivation begins.
- These were the Kobeda soil series in a teak plantation and the Dominase series in a bush fallow field.
- The palms grew and still grow wild in farmlands, bush fallow vegetation and in clearings.
- In bush fallow rotations, plantain can either be the first or last crop in the sequence.
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