Definition of Soil conservation

1. Noun. Protection of soil against erosion or deterioration.

Generic synonyms: Conservation



Definition of Soil conservation

1. Noun. Protection of the soil against sediment loss by erosion or fertility loss due to degradation. ¹

2. Noun. A combination of all soil management and land use methods that protect against degradation. ¹

3. Noun. The sub-discipline of soil science that deals with soil conservation (1) and (2). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soil Conservation

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soh
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sohs
soi-disant
soigne
soignee
soigneur
soigneurs
soil bank
soil biochemistry
soil chemistry
soil conservation (current term)
soil erosion
soil genesis
soil horizon
soil hue
soil management
soil matrix
soil mechanics
soil mechanics and engineering
soil microbiology
soil mineralogy
soil permeability
soil phase
soil physics

Literary usage of Soil conservation

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1. Evaluating Agri-Environmental Policies: Design, Practice and Results by SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"By the 1970s, however, policy makers recognised that existing farm price and income support programmes were not always consistent with soil conservation ..."

2. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods: Uniting Science and by Barry Pound (2003)
"Village headmen who remembered events from the 1940s were able to describe and quantify some of the main changes in physical soil conservation ..."

3. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods: Uniting Science and by Barry Pound (2003)
"Village headmen who remembered events from the 1940s were able to describe and quantify some of the main changes in physical soil conservation ..."

4. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods: Uniting Science and by Barry Pound (2003)
"Village headmen who remembered events from the 1940s were able to describe and quantify some of the main changes in physical soil conservation ..."

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