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Research finds that cover crops planted after harvesting instead of rough tillage reduce soil erosion and runoff during the winter and the next season. Soil erosion is a big threat to fruit cultivation in tropical countries like the philippines, due to high rainfalls throughout the year and a generally strong topography. Planting and watering improved planting and watering practices reduce soil erosion on steep slopes plants should be planted vertically -- not at right angles to the.
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Soil conservation and the reduction of erosion and sedimentation in the coon creek basin, wisconsin by stanley w trimble and steven w lund.Download Soil erosion reduction