Q.

Plantation of trees on a large scale to check soil erosion are called:

A. Shelter belts
B. Contour ploughing
C. Strip cropping
D. Afforestation
Answer» D. Afforestation
Explanation: Afforestation is the establishment of a forest or stand of trees in an area where there was no forest. As plant roots hold the soil. Afforestation prevents soil erosion and enables better retention of water.
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