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CONTOUR FURROW [1 record]

Record 1 1998-11-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Silviculture
DEF

One made along a contour (i.e. horizontal) line, e.g. for the purpose of checking run-off and soil loss, and conserving moisture, in hillside plantations.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sylviculture
DEF

Labour exécuté de sorte que la plupart des sillons suivent les courbes de niveau, en vue notamment de limiter le ruissellement et les pertes de sol, et de conserver l'humidité.

Spanish

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