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Fallow cropland The term 'Fallow cropland ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' Cropland left idle during the growing season, sometimes called summer fallow. It may be tilled or sprayed to control weeds and conserve moisture in the soil. The amount of cultivated summer fallow has ranged between 22 and 32 million acres over the past 10 years, or 7 to 10% of the cropland used for crops'.
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