Sentence Examples with the word intensive

The most remunerative and most characteristic farming to-day is diversified and intensive and on small holdings.

An iron plow comes three thousand years later in 500 BC, along with intensive row cultivation.

Bandini), promoted agriculture, and reclaimed wide areas of marshland to intensive cultivation.

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He's a nice young man and I feel would make a far less labor intensive mate than Howie would have proved to be.

It is astonishing how much produce is taken off one of these small intensive gardens during the year, and especially during the worst months when prices usually run fairly high.

The spread of irrigation and of intensive cultivation, and the increase of small farms during the last quarter of the 9th century, have made California what it is to-day.

The earliest known forms of intensive husbandry were based chiefly upon the proximity of rivers and irrigation.

Men leave their customary pursuits, hasten from one side of Europe to the other, plunder and slaughter one another, triumph and are plunged in despair, and for some years the whole course of life is altered and presents an intensive movement which first increases and then slackens.

If Hebrew, it might be derived from the root p rr (to embrace) as an intensive term of affection.

Of the increase in the total value of farm property between 1850 and 1900 more than half was in the decade 1890-1900; this increase being due partly to the rising value of suburban realty, but also to a development of intensive farming that has been very marked since 1880.