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date: 27 September 2022

Terracing: From Agriculture to Multiple Ecosystem Services 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment
Paolo SocciPaolo Socci, Alessandro ErricoAlessandro Errico, Giulio CastelliGiulio Castelli, Daniele PennaDaniele Penna, Federico PretiFederico Preti

Terracing refers to a type of farming consisting in cultivating land on slopes that are cut or modified to form a series of successively receding flat surfaces, similar to steps, called terraces. The main purpose of terracing is to reduce slope steepness, dividing slopes into short gentle sections (... ...

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