How can soil be conserved?

The soil can be conserved in two ways :

  1. Restoration of fertility :
    (a) By using optimum amount of fertilizers and manures.
    (b) Rotation of crops.
    © Growing of legumes.
    (d) Field fallow.
  2. Prevention of soil erosion :
    (a) It can be done by growing protective plants to cover the soil surface.
    (b) Doing terrace farming in the hills.
    © Making bandhs.