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noun

any of various methods to achieve the maximum utilization of the land and preserve its resources through such controls as crop rotation, prevention of soil erosion, etc.

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soil conservation

noun

the preservation of soil against deterioration or erosion, and the maintenance of the fertilizing elements for crop production
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