Mastering Soil Erosion and Conservation
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Mastering Soil Erosion and Conservation

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What are the objectives of the Soil and Water Conservation Engineering course?

The objectives of the Soil and Water Conservation Engineering course are to acquire a fundamental understanding of soil conservation practices and erosion control structures, to develop skills in water conservation and harvesting, and to provide knowledge on watershed development and management.

What is soil erosion?

Soil erosion is a gradual process that occurs when the impact of water or wind detaches and removes soil particles, causing the soil to deteriorate.

What are some causes of soil erosion?

Some causes of soil erosion include the destruction of natural protective cover, improper use of land cover such as indiscriminate cutting of trees, overgrazing of vegetative cover, forest fires, keeping the land barren subjecting it to the action of rain and wind, growing of crops that accelerate soil erosion, and removal of organic matter.

What are the problems caused by soil deterioration and low water quality due to erosion and surface runoff?

<p>The problems caused by soil deterioration and low water quality due to erosion and surface runoff have become severe problems worldwide.</p> Signup and view all the answers

When was the text prepared?

<p>The text was prepared on 25-05-2023 by Muthukumaravel K.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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