Glossary:Arable land

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Arable land is land worked (ploughed or tilled) regularly, generally under a system of crop rotation.


  • Cereals
  • Dry pulses and protein crops
  • Root crops
  • Industrial crops
  • Plants harvested green
  • Fresh vegetables (including melons)
  • Strawberries
  • Flowers and ornamental plants
  • Seeds and seedlings
  • Other arable land crops n.e.c.
  • Fallow land


  • Berries plantations even if their permanence on the plot is less than 5 years (PECR)
  • Land that has been definitely taken out of cultivation even if less than 5 years have passed since it was last cropped
  • Cultivated mushrooms (U1000)


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