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The metrical system is based on all worldwide valid surfaces Dimensions, In addition, in many European countries, some very old measures are still in use. In viticulture in Europe are usually hectares (Hectar), in the Anglo-American area mostly Acres for the size of vineyards common. The old measures used to be based on the use of land. The names or hectare Sizes were due to labor - whether a vineyard dug up, sown or plowed a field, or a meadow was mowed. The area that a man could pierce with a spade on a vineyard in one day yielded a grave. The morning and the yoke were the size of arable land that could be plowed up one morning. A daymah or man's maiden corresponded to the area a mower managed to mow in one day.

In addition to the workload, seed and harvest were also used as a criterion for area determination. In the case of fields, it was the amount of seed given by a measure (Metzen, Mutt, Star), in the case of meadows it was the yield unit (Fuder, Heufuder). The area sizes were often different and differed...

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