List Out Three Methods Of Soil Conservation

Soil conservation is the prevention of soil loss from erosion or prevention of decreased fertility caused by acidification, over usage, salinization or other chemical soil contamination. Some methods normally adopted for soil conservation are:

Afforestation

1) Checking Overgrazing

2) Constructing Dams

3) Changing Agricultural Practices

  • Crop Rotation
  • Strip Cropping
  • Use of Early Maturing Varieties
  • Contour Ploughing
  • Terracing and Contour Bunding
  • Checking Shifting Cultivation
  • Ploughing the Land in Right Direction

We can save a lot of our valuable soil by bringing about certain changes in our agriculture practices.

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