• DEFINITION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF LAND
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    DEFINITION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF LAND

    Definition: Land may be defined as the uppermost layer of the earth’s crust on which agricultural and non-agricultural activities are carried out. In other words, land can also be defined as the solid part of the earth’s surface which has as its components water, air, soil, rock, minerals, natural vegetation and animal life, and it is suitable for agricultural production.   Characteristics of land Land is a natural gift. Land can appreciate or depreciate in value. It is geographically immobile. It is abundant in some areas and scarce in other areas. It is heterogenous in quality, differing from one place to another in topography, soil texture, and structure, soil fertility,…

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