This cultivation arrangement was continued after the 1967 Israeli conquest of the West Bank in the Six Day War.
In the past number of years, cultivation has increased from 131,000 hectares in 2011 to 154,000 hectares in 2012.
Neither Curran nor Linder are against the cultivation of oil palms for human consumption.
c.1700, of knowledge, etc., a figurative use, from French cultivation (16c.), noun of action from cultiver, from Latin cultivare "to till" (see cultivate). Meaning "raising of a plant or crop" is from 1719; literal sense of "tilling of the land" is from 1725.
cultivation cul·ti·va·tion (kŭl'tə-vā'shən)
The process of promoting the growth of a biological culture.