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The process by which wind, water, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another
a) desertification b) soil conservation c) erosion d) habitat
A method to maintain the fertility of the soil by protecting the soil from erosion and nutrient loss
a) desertification b) soil conservation c) erosion d) habitat
The region where a plant or animal lives
a) desertification b) soil conservation c) erosion d) habitat
The process of land becoming a desert because there are no plants to help hold and cycle water
a) desertification b) soil conservation c) erosion d) habiat
What is it called when you plow across the slope of hills?
a) crop rotation b) no-till farming c) terracing d) contour plowing
The process of changing one steep field into a series of smaller, flatter fields is called (like steps)
a) terracing. b) no-till farming. c) contour plowing d) cover crops
The practice of leaving old stalks to provide cover from rain in order to reduce water runoff and soil erosion is called
a) terracing. b) no-till farming. c) contour plowing. d) cover crops.
What is it called when a farmer plants different crops in order to use less nutrients or different nutrients from the soil?
a) terracing b) cover crops c) crop rotation d) contour plowing
Which soil conservation technique did George Washington Carver urge farmers to use?
a) crop rotation b) contour plowing c) cover crops d) no-till farming
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a) Click this one. b) Nope c) I don't think so. d) Not this one
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