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CONTOUR RIDGE [1 record]

Record 1 1999-11-08


Subject field(s)
  • Silviculture
  • Cropping and Crop Rotation

contour furrow: 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 ... Similarly contour ridge, contour trench, etc.


  • Sylviculture
  • Assolement et rotation (Agric.)


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