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Soil conservation

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Soil conservation is a set of management strategies for prevention of soil being eroded from the EarthÂ’s surface or becoming chemically altered by overuse, acidification, salinization or other chemical soil contamination. It is a component of environmental soil science. (Wikipedia)

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Resource conservation
Soil management
Erosion control
Soil improvement
Soil quality

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