oa Farming in South Africa - Erosion of cultivated lands. Practical combative measures
|Article Title||Erosion of cultivated lands. Practical combative measures|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Chemistry, School of Agriculture, Glen, O.F.S.|
|Publication Date||May 1933|
|Pages||173 - 175|
|Keyword(s)||Artificial manure, Contour walls, Measuring silt, Phosphoric oxide, Sloping lands, Soil fertility, Soil type, Storm water, Suitable crops, Superphosphate, Washaways and Wind erosion|
The degree of erosion of cultivated lands that takes place is not generally realized. Heavy rains often cause small furrows or gullies these are unsightly, but he soon forgets about them after they have apparently been obliterated by ploughing and harrowing.
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