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Soil Erosion in Nigeria
A discussion of the problem of soil erosion in Nigeria.
# 122361 | 1,000 words | 16 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper examines the soil erosion problem in Nigeria, discussing how poverty contributes to it and how development can prevent it. The effects of erosion on the country are explained, and a measure for reversing it is provided.

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"Nigeria has a significant soil erosion problem that is due to a number of natural and man made causes. The region's soils are inherently vulnerable to erosion because they are highly weathered and unable to supply many of the nutrients needed by crop plants. In addition in the southeast, northeast and northwest areas of the country, soils are sandy and nutrient-deficient making them exceptionally susceptible to erosion. Heavy rains starting in January and reaching their peak between June and September also promote severe..."

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