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 the 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 …

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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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2 types of human settlement

EASY CLASS NOTES ON RURAL AND URBAN SETTLEMENTS

Settlement is the place where people live. Also, settlement can be defined as organized human habitation it can be a single home or bustling metropolis. Settlement can be classified as a rural or urban settlement Rural settlement A rural settlement is a single-function settlement where most of the people are engaged in primary economic activities, …

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Form one geography syllabus

Form one Geography syllabus

1. CONCEPT OF GEOGRAPHY The Solar System The Sun The Planets Other bodies in the Solar System The Earth Earth movements     I. Rotation evidence. ii. Revolution seasons  and length of day and night Location of positions on the Earth’s surface Calculate time differences International Date Line 2. THE STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH 3. MAJOR FEATURES …

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Form two geography syllabus

Form two Geography syllabus

1.  Agriculture Small  scale agricultureLarge scale agricultureLivestock keeping    i.  Pastoralism    ii. Sedentary livestock keeping   iii. Commercial Livestock keeping   2. WATER MANAGEMENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Uses of Water.Tapping water for Hydro-Electric Power projects.River basin Development Projects.Land Reclamation.Tapping underground water for irrigation in deserts and semi deserts. Exploiting other water resources. Water Conservation.   3. EXPLOITATION OF FOREST RESOURCES Types of forestry …

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secondary school Form three Geography syllabus

1. STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH The earth’s crust. The Mantle. The core. Types of rocks of the earth’s crust. Simplified Geological Time Scale. 2. FORCES THAT EFFECT THE EARTH FROM WITHIN (INTERNAL FORCES). Causes of earth movements. Radial/vertical forces upward and downward movements. Lateral or horizontal forces. Vulcanicity. Earthquake. 3. FORCES THAT AFFECT THE EARTH …

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Form four geography syllabus

Form four Geography syllabus

1. ELEMENTARY SURVEY AND  MAP MAKING Meaning of surveying Types of surveying Focus on chain survey and leveling Leveling Focus on application of these techniques 2. INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH Objectives of Research work Stages of research  work 3. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES  AND MANAGEMENT Types of environmental problems in Tanzania Loss  of biological diversity in plants and …

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