soil conservation


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soil conservation

[¦sȯil ‚kän·sər‚vā·shən]
(ecology)
Management of soil to prevent or reduce soil erosion and depletion by wind and water.
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Effective soil conservation is a result of intelligent use of the land resource.
Those individuals agreed to serve until the first annual meeting of the new organization--the Soil Conservation Society of America--which took place in Chicago on December 12-13, 1946.
Soil conservation in the H-L watershed began on a large scale in 1970.
Included in these "zero-out" proposals were the Soil Conservation Service, the Extension Service, and virtually an of the state and private forestry programs of the U.
Soil conservation is a state responsibility in Australia, and by the mid-1900s, most states had introduced soil conservation laws and established soil conservation institutions.
At the 1982 meeting of the Soil Conservation Society of America (now Soil and Water Conservation Society), Dr.
The American public has spent billions on soil conservation, many times in the name of sustainability.
Suprintending Engineer, Watershed Development And Soil Conservation Department, Zila Parishad Dausa
Solutions to soil erosion problems in developing countries are constrained by lack of reliable data for formulating sound soil conservation policies.