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Example sentences for "cultivable"

Lexicographically close words:
culprits; cult; culta; culte; cultes; cultivate; cultivated; cultivates; cultivating; cultivation
  1. It is fortunate that this little nook of cultivable land was set aside as a reservation.

  2. They are badly off, having for the last ten years been more and more encroached on by white settlers, until now they can keep no cattle, and have little cultivable land left.

  3. In the North West, rating its cultivable area at the lowest, there would be room for no mean nation.

  4. The growth of population is so rapid, the exhaustion of arable land so constant, that without new and cultivable territory the sources for the supply of food products will soon be below the local demand.

  5. So far from destroying the precious cultivable ground by turning it into a lake, they drained the lake so far as was possible, and thereby created a new Egypt for the cultivators of the soil.

  6. In cultivable places houses were standing on the minimum of ground.

  7. In looking down or up the little valleys one saw how completely the houses had been brushed aside to the foot of the low hills so that no land cultivable as paddies should be wasted.

  8. Costly preparatory work is needed to level the ground and organize the drainage, otherwise saline patches form and spread like leprosy at the expense of the cultivable areas.

  9. In order to create an oasis there, they have selected the most easily cultivable zone, which is usually the foot of the cone, where the deposits are finer and more fertile, retain the moisture better, and require less watering.

  10. Nearly a million of peasants, on the other hand, comprising with their dependents a great majority of the population, together owned a little over two-fifths of the cultivable land.

  11. The plain we crossed is either flinty, or presents spots of cultivable clay.

  12. This long and narrow central depression is Chile, just as the cultivable land on each side the Nile is Egypt; and in it all the people dwell, except those who are to be found in the few maritime towns.

  13. The cultivable areas of Chile are relatively small; and the Chileans themselves seem to think they need more land for their national development.

  14. Of the cultivable land 95 per cent of the surface had been releveled and 90 per cent had been plowed and was producing crops.

  15. If there be cultivable land at hand, and the nearer such land is to the houses the better, I believe the best course to pursue is to bury the excreta daily in superficial furrows, as recommended above.

  16. If there be no cultivable land at hand, then the excreta would have to be taken to a rough shed (sufficient to keep off the rain) and mixed with earth.

  17. The journal contains the somewhat quaint statement that the chief cultivable region which they discovered in Oregon was Wapatoo Island, now known as Sauvie's Island, at the mouth of the Willamette.

  18. Deep valleys appear and many habitations attest the cultivable character of the region.

  19. Surely the meaning here is Earth, for we are not to suppose Homer meant to say the bodies of his warriors would lie on the cultivable land only.

  20. Agriculture and manufacturing continue to play a lesser role in the economy, constrained by the limited availability of cultivable land and the shortage of domestic labor.

  21. In 1641, the estates of the protestant owners and of the church were about one-third of these cultivable lands, those of catholics two-thirds.

  22. I suspect that in one of these sums he reckoned the whole extent, and in the other only cultivable lands.

  23. This village stood formerly on the low ground close to the Shayuk, but the cultivable soil at the lower level was entirely swept away by the flood of 1842, so that the inhabitants were obliged to change the position of their houses.

  24. Agriculture and manufacturing continue to play a minor role in the economy, constrained by the limited availability of cultivable land and the shortage of domestic labor.

  25. On the western side the cliffs were farthest away; on the eastern side the valley was narrow, and the cliffs were sometimes distant, sometimes so near that they completely crowded out the cultivable soil and approached to the water's edge.

  26. They are more commonly formed on the roots within the cultivable area, and therefore are easily accessible to the roots of the plants which immediately follow.

  27. Part of the food thus gathered in the subsoil helps to form roots in the cultivable area and part aids in forming top growth for pasture or for hay.

  28. In the cultivable lands of British Columbia, as in those of Washington, it grows remarkably well.

  29. If, however, the alfalfa were sold, the mineral matter drawn from the cultivable area of the soil and from the subsoil lying under it would be reduced to the extent of the draft made upon these in growing the alfalfa.

  30. The cultivable space lies along the river, and the desert, lying on the north, has gained, by some means, the appellation of Norwalk.

  31. The outer basis of this was laved by the river; but, as it tended eastward, the mountain and river receded from each other, and one of the cultivable districts lying between them was Solesbury, my natal township.

  32. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "cultivable" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.