Title: THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SOIL DEGRADATION IN
INDIA: A SURVEY OF LITERATURE
Authors: Anshika Sharma
The University of Delhi.
MLA 8 Sharma, Anshika. "THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SOIL DEGRADATION IN INDIA: A SURVEY OF LITERATURE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 9, Sept. 2019, pp. 6247-6255, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=478. Accessed Sept. 2019.
APA Sharma, A. (2019, September). THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SOIL DEGRADATION IN INDIA: A SURVEY OF LITERATURE. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(9), 6247-6255. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=478
Chicago Sharma, Anshika. "THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SOIL DEGRADATION IN INDIA: A SURVEY OF LITERATURE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 9 (September 2019), 6247-6255. Accessed September, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=478.
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Abstract: Soil degradation is defined as "the rate of adverse changes in soil qualities resulting in a decline
in productive capacity of land due to a process induced mainly by human intervention." 1 Soil is
of great importance to mankind. It provides food, fodder, and generates employment. Soil
supports many ecosystems, biodiversity and ground water. Hence soil degradation can have
many undesirable consequences. In order to ensure growth and economic development it is
essential to make sure that advances in agriculture and industry do not degrade the soil on which
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