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Terrain management practices are principally used to reduce the slope of agricultural land in order to create plots that can be more easily cultivated, reducing water flow over the soil surface and thereby preventing erosion and enhancing infiltration.

SQAPP includes 35 examples of the world-wide use of the following agricultural managment practices.

┬╗Cross slope barriers

  • Bunds
  • Trenches and infiltration ditches
  • Terraces
  • Trashlines

┬╗Runoff control

  • Half-moon terraces
  • Gully rehabilitation

 

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