Geology, geography and global energy

Scientific and Technical Journal

Post virgin dynamics of agricultural land use in the North Kazakhstan region

2018. №3, pp. 127-134

Pashkov S.V. - C.Sc. in Geography, M. Kozybaev North Kazakhstan State University, 86 Pushkin st., Petropavlovsk, 150000, Republic of Kazakhstan,

Following the results of virgin campaign in Northern Kazakhstan about 9 million hectares of new lands were opened, including, in the North Kazakhstan region - 2,63 million hectares and the most part was made by unproductive lands and agricultural unsuitable land. The course on the extensive way of development of agriculture proceeded to the middle of the 70th then arable land was stabilized. On a basis and in connection with territorial researches the factors limiting agriculture in the area are revealed, the developed lands are classified according to arable-capability degree. The reasons of variability in land use structure in the 80th are opened, its characteristic at the time of the USSR collapse is given.

Key words: залежь, землепользование, землеустройство, освоение, пастбища, пашня, пахотнопригодность, Северный Казахстан, Северо-Казахстанская область, сельскохозяйственные угодья, целина, deposit, land use, land management, development, pastures, arable land, arable