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shelterbelts
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A row or rows of trees, shrubs, or other plants used to reduce wind erosion, protect young crops and control blowing snow. Shelterbelts also provide excellent protection from the elements for wildlife, livestock, houses and farm buildings.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/63003.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/63003
Used For
shelter-belts
shelter belts
Broader Term
windbreaks
Related Term
storms
wind
Spanish
cortaviento
Term Number
63003