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Data - AEZ model
Potential arable land. Scenario 3: mixed input levels / irrigation if necessary (1000 hectares)

Province
Region

Infrastr.
correction
factor (%)
High Input Intermediate Input Low Input Total
arable

land
Not
suitable
Very
suitable
Suitable Very
suitable
Suitable Mod.
suitable
Very
suitable
Suitable Mod.
suitable
Marg.
suitable

Beijing

28.7

150

293

0

86

186

0

0

2

1

718

632

Tianjin

29.8

94

256

11

11

129

0

0

0

3

504

406

Hebei

15.6

2,171

3,174

30

435

2,842

0

10

479

1,017

10,157

6,445

Shanxi

15.1

183

788

14

564

2,776

0

63

1,287

2,221

7,897

6,482

Shandong

19.5

3,425

3,499

81

804

1,784

0

56

211

75

9,934

2,587

Henan

18.3

3,665

4,113

33

1,285

1,234

0

7

175

128

10,639

3,381

NORTH

17.7

9,688

12,122

169

3,184

8,951

0

136

2,155

3,445

39,849

19,933

Liaoning

18.5

1,437

2,011

17

2,257

2,097

0

15

231

554

8,619

3,292

Jilin

12.5

1,705

3,756

45

2,859

2,693

0

23

151

252

11,485

6,018

Heilongjiang

11.6

1,573

5,926

172

3,470

5,027

0

144

972

1,046

18,330

24,124

NORTHEAST

13.5

4,715

11,694

234

8,586

9,817

0

182

1,354

1,852

38,434

33,434

Shanghai

31.6

0

206

9

0

34

0

0

0

2

251

46

Jiangsu

25.4

2,184

2,736

31

219

243

0

1

75

138

5,627

1,750

Zhejiang

10.5

314

890

4

36

368

0

1

147

993

2,751

6,175

Anhui

21.2

3,747

2,244

32

725

772

0

14

154

596

8,285

3,443

EAST

21.3

6,245

6,076

75

980

1,417

0

17

377

1,729

16,914

11,414

Jiangxi

16.1

1,109

1,492

1

17

774

0

1

148

2,899

6,440

9,244

Hubei

15.2

3,554

2,264

0

1,071

2,184

0

10

151

514

9,748

6,950

Hunan

13.6

1,853

2,508

0

284

2,191

0

4

246

3,310

10,395

9,341

CENTRAL

14.8

6,516

6,264

1

1,372

5,148

0

15

544

6,723

26,583

25,535

Fujian

17.1

209

338

0

27

308

0

0

30

1,169

2,081

9,484

Guangdong

9.7

1,110

1,441

0

181

683

0

0

33

1,596

5,044

10,839

Guangxi

10.1

2,151

2,817

0

787

2,788

0

0

49

3,802

12,396

9,634

Hainan

9.7

108

415

0

42

336

0

0

33

140

1,075

1,650

SOUTH

10.7

3,579

5,011

0

1,038

4,116

0

0

145

6,707

20,596

31,607

Sichuan

11.6

344

3,384

2

674

4,331

0

4

473

2,327

11,539

43,093

Guizhou

6.7

764

1,242

1

588

3,377

0

0

406

2,027

8,406

8,718

Yunnan

7.1

296

639

31

339

1,874

0

7

767

2,878

6,831

30,230

SOUTHWEST

8.9

1,405

5,266

33

1,601

9,582

0

11

1,647

7,232

26,776

82,041

Nei Mongol

13.3

821

2,045

138

387

1,543

0

0

742

2,858

8,533

105,619

Shaanxi

11.9

168

1,182

16

867

3,920

0

18

887

1,165

8,222

11,564

Gansu

15.5

117

388

2

336

1,715

0

13

947

1,879

5,396

34,196

Ningxia

7.3

158

169

3

42

133

0

2

203

375

1,085

3,867

Xinjiang

14.1

821

860

60

136

373

133

89

274

756

3,501

159,278

NORTHWEST

13.2

2,084

4,644

218

1,767

7,684

133

121

3,053

7,033

26,738

314,524

Xizang

6.1

34

68

0

59

163

0

5

70

212

611

118,393

Qinghai

13.3

0

15

0

5

21

0

0

55

237

333

71,798

PLATEAU

8.8

34

82

0

64

184

0

5

125

450

944

190,191

Hongkong

33.3

1

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

3

36

CHINA TOTAL

14.4

34,266

51,158

731

18,592

46,899

133

486

9,399

35,172

196,838

708,715

CHINA TOTAL Arable Land (without land that is only marginally suitable at low inputs)

161,666

 

Source: IIASA China AEZ Project. See: Fischer, G. / van Velthuizen, H.T. / Nachtergaele, F.O., (1999): Global Agro-Ecological Zones Assessment: Methodology and Results. IIASA Interim Report, IR-98-110, Laxenburg, Austria
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Revision 2.0 (First revision published in 1999)  - Copyright 2011 by Gerhard K. Heilig. All rights reserved. (First revision: Copyright 1999 by IIASA.)