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[krop-land] /ˈkrɒpˌlænd/
land suitable for or used for the cultivation of crops.
Origin of cropland
1840-50; crop + land Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • One is the need to balance cropland for fuel with cropland for food.
  • The old there isn't enough cropland to replace oil is a canard as one doesn't have to replace all oil with any one fuel.
  • Farmers gain from adding more than the sustainable amount of nitrogen fertilizer to their cropland.
  • But in others, the owners felt genuinely aggrieved, sorry to lose fertile cropland that yielded as many as three harvests a year.
  • Forests should be protected from destruction to produce cropland or grazing land.
  • Converting cropland to a useful agricultural export would do much stabilize the country.
  • Much of the world's cropland contains aluminum that stunts crops.
  • When land use changes-when a forest is cleared to make way for pasture or cropland-the biodiversity of the spot disappears.
  • The transfer could cost the county thousands of jobs as cropland is fallowed to send water to the cities.
  • Agricultural interests, particularly the soy industry, clear forests for cropland.

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