Definitions for "Soil conservation"
Methods used to reduce soil erosion, prevent depletion of soil nutrients, and restore nutrients already lost by erosion, leaching, and excessive crop harvesting.
protection of soil against erosion or deterioration
measures which protect soil from excessive erosion, structural breakdown, nutrient loss or pollution; thereby minimising decline in its capacity to support plant and animal life.
Soil conservation is a 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.