ways in which vegetation protect soil from being eroded

Ways in which vegetation protect soil from soil erosion




Ways in which vegetation protect soil from being eroded

  • Decayed vegetation matter provides humus  which binds the soil particles together
  • Plant roots carry  surface moisture into the ground
  • Plant cover breaks the force of wind and rainfall
  • The rate of infiltration  of rain water soil is increased by vegetation cover
Decayed vegetation matter provides humus  which binds the soil particles together
Plant roots carry  surface moisture into the ground
Plant cover breaks the force of wind and rainfall
The rate of infiltration  of rain water soil is increased by vegetation cover

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