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Regional map of soil cover (%) by crops 2000

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:41 AM
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The map illustrate the soil cover by percentage crops in 2000 on the regional European level, showing that in Italy, Denmark, Germany, northern Sweden and Portugal the soil is covered, on average, around 70% of the year


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In the United Kingdom and Spain soil cover is, on average, around 80% of the year. The lowest degree of soil cover by crops is found in eastern Austria, Greece, south-western France, Finland and southern Sweden.

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