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infertile (also: arid, barren, dead, profitless)
Tobacco is a crop that requires little water, little fertiliser and few pesticides; it is grown in infertile soils by poor farmers.
Den odlas i ofruktbar jord av fattiga jordbrukare.
By making seed infertile, western firms are making developing countries dependent on their grain supplies, thus perpetuating the unfair distribution of food even with genetically modified organisms.
Genom att göra säd ofruktbar ser västerländska företag till att utvecklingsländer blir beroende av deras spannmålsleveranser.
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The situation is worst in Central Asia, where three-quarters of the soil is infertile.
Situationen är värst i Centralasien, där tre fjärdedelar av marken är ofruktsam.

Synonyms (English) for "infertile":

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Context sentences for "infertile" in Swedish

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EnglishIt has been able to make use of good levels of coarse fodder productivity in areas that are infertile, for example.
Den har till exempel gjort det möjligt att producera stora mängder grovfoder i obördiga områden.
EnglishBecause the land is so infertile, they largely are shepherds, which occasions regular, low-intensity physical activity.
Eftersom marken är så ofruktsamt så är de till stor del herdar, vilket innebär regelbunden lågintensiv fysisk aktivitet.