soil erosion

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Noun1.soil erosion - the washing away of soil by the flow of watersoil erosion - the washing away of soil by the flow of water
eating away, eroding, erosion, wearing, wearing away - (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
washout, wash - the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway); "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"
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The soil-rated themes discussed in this paper are: soil acidity, wind erosion, water erosion, soil organic carbon, soil compaction, water repellence, and nutrient status (phosphorus).
Description : Following the result of erosion, soil continually degrade corollary declining agricultural yields and causing a chronic under nutrition of populations.
Now we need to study the effects of cover cropping on land that is not drained by subsurface tiles, as well as how cover cropping affects phosphorus loss, erosion, soil organic matter, and soil quality," Malone says.
The funds were spread to assist farmers in addressing soil erosion, soil health, fallow fields, and irrigation efficiency.