Irrigated land relates to areas equipped to provide water to the crops; these include areas equipped for full and partial control irrigation, spate irrigation areas, and equipped wetland or inland valley bottoms. Consumption of fertilisers: quantity of fertilisers in metric tonnes of plant nutrient consumed in agriculture.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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