How do you stop soil erosion?

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The best way to stop soil erosion is to stop deforestation. When the plants are stripped from the land there is nothing left to hold the soil in place when the next rain comes. You can find more information here: http://www.howtodothings.com/home-and-garden/a3221-how-to-prevent-and-control-soil-erosion.html
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1. Survey the land and mark locations where wind and water runoff may create soil erosion. Though you want to prevent erosion on your entire property, identifying the trouble spots
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In a simple explanation, I think its because the roots act like a netting holding the soil in place.
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The application of clay to make the soil texture finer would reduce the soil erosion and slow down the entry of water downward through the soil profile. Further, grassy vegetation
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No-till farming does not disturb or loosen the soil except in very small amounts, so wind and water are much less able to get under the soil and move it, which is what erosion is.
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How to Stop Soil Erosion
Soil erosion takes place when rain, wind and the elements strip the topsoil away from an exposed patch of ground. Erosion can be dangerous, resulting in mudslides, rockslides and architectural damage. It also degrades the soil and makes it less able to... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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