How does monoculture cause soil erosion?

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How does monoculture cause soil erosion?

Monoculture:

Monoculture simply means producing one type of plant. It's most typical in farmlands, where a single crop is grown again and again, and can potentially lead to many types of environmental hazards.

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Monoculture can cause soil erosion in several ways. While many types of plants in an ecosystem will collectively prevent soil erosion through...

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Soil & Erosion: Definition, Types, Causes & Prevention

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