Q. 223.7( 4 Votes )

Why soil conservation is important to us? What will happen if no preventive measures would be taken? (AS 2)

Answer :

Soil conservation is the process of preventing soil loss from erosion.

Soil is primary source of nutrients to plants. It is one of the most important natural resources. Soil resource is taken for granted by the humans. We rarely even think of it as a natural resource that needs to be conserved. It is very important to conserve soil as it provide nutrients to the plant and soil also contain important microbes.


If no measures are taken to conserve soil then it will lead to soil erosion this will cause soil loose it's fertility then eventually productivity will also decrease and hence after a period of time land will be degraded.


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