soil conservation


soil conservation
protection of land against erosion

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Soil conservation — is set of management strategies for prevention of soil being eroded from the earth’s surface or becoming chemically altered by overuse, salinization, acidification, or other chemical soil contamination. The principal approaches these strategies… …   Wikipedia

  • soil conservation — n. the protection of fertile topsoil from erosion by wind and water and the replacement of nutrients in the soil, as by means of cover crops, terracing, contour farming, crop rotation, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • soil conservation — noun protection of soil against erosion or deterioration • Hypernyms: ↑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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • soil conservation — noun a) Protection of the soil against sediment loss by erosion or fertility loss due to degradation. b) A combination of all soil management and land use methods that protect against degradation …   Wiktionary

  • soil conservation — any of various methods to achieve the maximum utilization of the land and preserve its resources through such controls as crop rotation, prevention of soil erosion, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • soil conservation —   the protection of a soil from erosion plus the maintenance of its fertility so that its productivity is maintained …   Geography glossary

  • Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act of 1936 — The Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (P.L. 74 46 of February 26, 1936) is a United States federal law that allowed the government to pay farmers to reduce production so as to conserve soil , prevent erosion, and accomplish other minor …   Wikipedia

  • Soil Conservation Act and Domestic Allotment Act, 1935, 1936 —    In 1933, Congress made the Soil Conservation Service part of the Department of the Interior on a permanent basis, then relocated it within the Department of Agriculture in 1935, and established soil conservation districts throughout the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act — Le Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (« Loi de conservation de la terre et de répartition nationale ») est une loi approuvée par le congrès américain en 1935, dans le cadre du New Deal de Franklin D. Roosevelt[1]. La loi… …   Wikipédia en Français