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erosion

Removal and excavation (Latin erodere = nibble) of the earth's surface by running water, wind or glacier. Vineyards are common in slopes Therefore, the earth's surface is constantly carried to the valley by rain and wind. To stop the erosion often becomes a targeted one greening made by the plants of the earth's surface stops. In certain winegrowing areas, for example Burgundy. Moselle and on Rhine the earth is carried back to the slope in baskets. On steep slopes is going through terraces with retaining walls prevents erosion. See also below soil type. fertilization and Weingarten Care,

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