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How do roots prevent soil erosion?

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How do roots prevent soil erosion?

Erosion:

The weathering forces of nature, particularly wind and rain, constantly erode away at rock and soil. This can create major redistribution of soil from one region to another

Answer and Explanation:

Roots prevent soil erosion by acting as an anchor for soil, keeping it in place rather than allowing it to be swept away. While an erosive force,...

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Soil & Erosion: Definition, Types, Causes & Prevention

from NYSTCE Earth Science (008): Practice and Study Guide

Chapter 25 / Lesson 2
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