soil conservation

noun

1
: the prevention or reduction of soil erosion and soil depletion by protective measures against water and wind damage
2
: management of soil so as to obtain the largest crop yields feasible and improve the soil at the same time

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“Soil conservation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soil%20conservation. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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