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Soil Erosion Types

Soil Erosion Methods of Control and Conservation Erosion literally means weathering away. It refers to “removal of fertile soil surfaces from their original place and carrying away by agencies such as wind, water, ice or gravity to some other places”. The erosion consists of detachment of soil particles from the surface and transportation. Water and wind are the major factors ...

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The wearing away of the soil by wind, water, snow or gravity is called soil erosion. Climatic, topographic. biotic, edaphic, and geologic factors cause the soil erosion. Climatic factors: Wind and rainfall are climatic factors. Topographic factors: Length of slope is a topographic factor. Biotic factors: Uncontrolled grating of vegetation by animals and cutting of vegetation by man are biotic ...

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