Most Breathtaking Agricultural Fields

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In common sense, “field” often refers to specific area of land for agricultural purposes. The field is used for cultivating crops, growing livestock or as arable land. However, there some exotic fields providing such incredible and breathtaking views. Needless to say, even man-made or created by nature, these following destinations are greatly blessed with colors which will surely wake up your imagination.

 

Stunning Tulip Fields

The Netherlands associates with national color of bright orange which to some extents devotes to colorful lifestyle in Holland. In Netherlands, each house seems to be painted with hectares of flower fields in different colors, extraordinarily bucolic vivid landscape. There are more than 10,000 hectares of cultivation dedicated to flowers, which turns Dutch landscape in May into kaleidoscope of giddy colors. Stripes of purple, yellow, red, pink, orange and green make the country fabulous.


The Netherlands grows more than three billion tulips each year which are mostly exported to the U.S. and Germany.

The Netherlands grows more than three billion tulips each year which are mostly exported to the U.S. and Germany.

 

Dragon’s Spine Terraces

Longshen Terraces, also known as Dragon’s Spine Terraces, is the famous rice paddy in China which streches as far as eyes can see. The terraced fields were originally built about 500 years ago in the Ming Dynasty. Standing on the top of the mountain, Terraced Rice Fields resembles a dragon’s scales and the mountains’ submit like the backbone of the dragon. That is the reason why Terraced Rice Fields gets its name as Dragon’s Backbone.


Dragon’s Spine Terraces in China

Dragon’s Spine Terraces in China

 

Inakadate Rice Fields

The residents of Inakadate in southern Japan have created giant figurative pictures by different varieties of rice. The kodaimai rice grows yellow and purple leaves in order to create crop art.


The Inakadate Rice Pictures needs to have plans in advance from beginning by around 8,000 Inakadate residents.

The Inakadate Rice Pictures needs to have plans in advance from beginning by around 8,000 Inakadate residents.

 

Pivot Irrigation in Sahara

In the country like Libya, 95% of area is of the near-waterless Sahara. In such a condition, agriculture seems impossible. However, a large underground aquifer has enabled Libya to pursue extravagant agriculture in the Sahara Desert. The pivot irrigation method supplies water for almost 100 irrigated fields.


Center-pivot irrigation project is located in the Sahara desert in southeastern Libya

Center-pivot irrigation project is located in the Sahara desert in southeastern Libya

 

Sunset at Yuanyang fields

Yuanyang by Hani minority is a popular rice terraces extending 2,000 meters in China. From December to April, the paddies are flooded with water which reflects spectacular at sunrise and sunset. The best place to view the terraced fields is in the south of Yuanyang County.


The terraced fields are for tourism development rather than cash crops produce.

The terraced fields are for tourism development rather than cash crops.

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/03/23