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 should be maintained in order to ensure continued soil productivity. This can be achieved in the following ways.

  • Crop rotation
  • Mixed farming
  •  Proper application of chemical fertilizers
  • Drainage trenches
  • Proper ploughing technique
  • Intercropping
  • Mulching
  • Bush fallowing

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