Soil erosion of farmland

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Water erosion is the destruction of the soil by water, which washes out nutrients from the soil, causing their loss. The process might even lead to the deformation of the terrain, especially farmland, which could result in the loss of 10% – 80% of the yield! Soil erosion is an issue for the large farms as well as the small family farms. Globally, the phenomenon causes losses of 75 billion tonnes of crops per year.

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