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Soil Erosion Management Practices:

Mechanical Methods Prevention by..

Shelter Belts Shelter belts
reduce wind
speed reducing
the effect of
wind blow on
exposed soils
reducing the
rate of soil
erosion.

Terracing Terracing reduces
the slope of a hill
reducing run off
so that steep
areas can be
cultivated
without causing…

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covered the larger roots also help to bind the soil. This
method reduces rain splash, run off and wind blow.
Multicropping Planting crops that will be harvested at separate times
will mean that the soil will not be left completely
uncovered protecting it from erosion.

Leaving crop residue after This…

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separate times will mean that the soil will not be left
completely uncovered protecting it from erosion.

Correct Stocking Densities This will prevent compaction which reduces drainage of
the soil which means that more is eroded by surface run
off. This will also prevent over grazing that leaves soil
bear…

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