Terms used in official statistics

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Irrigated area of agricultural land


Definition:

The maximum area of agricultural land in good agricultural condition that could be irrigated using the equipment available to the farm and the water available on the farm under average conditions. On farms with cultivated area under the available covers: vegetables, strawberries, wild strawberries, flowers and ornamental plants, permanent crops and other crops, the area that could be irrigated can not be smaller than the sum of the area of these crops.


Source:
  • Regulation (EC) No 1166/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on farm structure surveys and the survey on agricultural production methods and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 571/88 (Text with EEA relevance)
    Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE L 321 z 1.12.2008, str. 14—34

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