Soil Conservation (Agriculture)

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What is Contour ploughing? Prevents Water erosion.This is ploughing around hillsides rather than up and down the slope.
What is Terracing? It prevents water erosion. It slows water as it comes down the area.
What is Crop Rotation? Growing different types of crops in the same area. So that crops don't exhaust nutrients in soil as different crops require different nutrients.
What is strip cultivation? This is when 2 or more crops are planted in the same field.
What is afforestation? The planting of trees to help slow run off and increase infiltration
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