Month: March 2015

importance of weathering

7 importance of weathering to man

 WEATHERING refers to the process of weakening, breaking up, and disintegration of the rock that forms the surface of the ground and that lie exposed to the weather. The process results from forces of weather such as changes in temperature, frost action, and rain action. The following are the importance of weathering to human life. …

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7 PROCESSES INVOLVED IN SOIL FORMATION

7 PROCESSES INVOLVED IN SOIL FORMATION

Soil is defined as the uppermost surface layer of loose or unconsolidated materials which overlie the crustal rock on which plant grows. Soil can also be defined as a mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and myriads organisms. The following are the processes that are involved in soil formation.  Organic accumulation. This process involves …

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WORDS WHICH TELL THE REQUIREMENTS OF ESSAY QUESTIONS AND THEIR MEANING

Most Geography essay questions include an instructional word in the question. These are the words that tell you what your essay should do. It is important that you understand exactly what these words mean so that you don’t misinterpret a question. Below is a list of terms describing actions you may be asked to undertake …

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Maintenance of soil fertility and quality

Soil conservation refer to measures that are taken to protect the soil from destruction . The main measures that are taken to conserve soil include maintaining soil fertility and quality, preventing soil loss or erosion and preserving the soil. Maintenance of soil fertility and quality; The natural richness and fertility and richness of the soil …

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