Definición de shifting cultivation en inglés:

shifting cultivation

Saltos de línea: shifting cul¦ti|va¦tion
(also shifting agriculture)

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A form of agriculture, used especially in tropical Africa, in which an area of ground is cleared of vegetation and cultivated for a few years and then abandoned for a new area until its fertility has been naturally restored.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Many slash-and-burn farmers are in a rapid transition from shifting cultivation to settled hill-rice agriculture and even to intensive farming.
  • This thinly populated area has 237 villages of which 205 have settlements and the remaining are abandoned due to shifting cultivation habit among the tribals.
  • They practise shifting cultivation, periodically clearing the forest to grow millet, maize and pulses.

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