China - Fallow land

12,229 (thousand hectares) in 2021

In 2021, fallow land for China was 12,229 thousand hectares. Fallow land of China fell gradually from 17,282 thousand hectares in 2002 to 12,229 thousand hectares in 2021.

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What is fallow land?

Fallow land (temporary) is the cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons. The maximum idle period is usually less than five years. Land remaining fallow for two long may acquire characteristics requiring to be reclassified, such as "permanent meadows and pastures" (if used for grazing), "forest or wooded land" (if overgrown with trees), or "other land" (if it becomes wasteland).

What is China fallow land?