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Minimum tillage and direct planting

Leaving crop residues on the soil surface and subsequent planting through the mulch. The mulch layer has several important functions: it helps to increase and maintain water stored in the soil, reduces soil erosion, contributes to improve soil fertility and it efficiently controls weeds by hindering their growth and preventing weeds from producing seeds.

Land use type
Technology group
Minimum soil disturbance
Type of land degradation addressed
Biological degradation
Chemical soil deterioration
Soil erosion by water
Minimum tillage and direct planting