Which methods are suitable for soil conservation in hilly regions

Agriculture Soils

Which of the following methods is/are suitable for soil conservation in hilly regions?

  1. Terracing and contour bunding
  2. Shifting cultivation
  3. Contour ploughing

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

  1. Only 2
  2. Only 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3


Level terrace or contour bunding involves construction of bind passing through the points having same elevation(contour). Contour ploughing is the farming practice of ploughing and/or planting across a slope following its elevation contour lines.

The correct option is C.