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bush fallow

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Definition of bush fallow in English:

noun

[mass noun]
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.
Example sentences
  • 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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