The soil conservation method in which mountain slope is cut into step is –

A. Contour ploughing
B. Cover planting
C. Strip cropping
D. Terracing
Answer» D. Terracing
Explanation: In agriculture, a terist is a piece of sloped plane that has been landscaped into a series of successively receding flat surfaces or platforms, which resemble steps, for thepurposes of more effective farming. This type of landscaping, therefore, is called terracing. Graduated terrace steps are commonly used to farm on hilly or mountainous terrain. Terraced fields decrease erosion and surface run off and are effective for growing crops requiring much water, such as rice.
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