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land degradation

Definition:
Land degradation is defined as the reduction or loss of the biological or economic productivity and complexity of rain fed cropland, irrigated cropland, or range, pasture, forest and woodlands resulting from a combination of pressures, including land use and management practices.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • land deterioration
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/189524
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