A hectare It is a measure of surface whose symbol is he has . This unit equals 100 areas : an area, in turn, is equivalent to 100 square meters . This means that an area of one hectare has 10,000 square meters .
In short, one hectare - or one square hectometer - is the surface occupied by a square what's wrong with it 100 meters per side . This measure is usually used with reference to the space occupied by a land.
For example: "Thanks to new technologies, it is possible to produce more than two tons of cotton per hectare", “The value of the hectare of land does not stop growing in this region”, “I bought a five-hectare field with the goal of growing tomatoes”.
The most frequent use of the hectare concept is linked to the natural surfaces . The forests , the crops and the fields , to cite some possibilities, they are measured in hectares.
In the case of farming , the hectares are very important since they allude to what amount of land It is available to develop a farm. In general, the greater the number of hectares, the greater the possibility of obtaining income thanks to the magnitude of the crops. However, this rule is not always met by soil conditions, the influence of climate, the characteristics of crops, etc.
Take the case of a vineyard . It is essential to know how many strains it is convenient to plant per hectare so that the plants develop successfully and without affecting each other. According to the hectares of the ground and to this estimate, the number of strains to be planted must be determined.