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Which of the following developments could result from deforestation?


Question

Which of the following developments could result from deforestation?

Options

A)
Increase in soil erosion
B)
Increase in soil pH
C)
Decrease in soil temperature
D)
Decrease in soil Prosity

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests.

How does deforestation increase soil erosion? The loss of trees, which anchor the soil with their roots, causes widespread erosion throughout the tropics. Only a minority of areas have good soils, which after clearing or deforestation are quickly washed away by the heavy rains.


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  • deforestation will surely lead to soil erosion

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  • Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests.

    How does deforestation increase soil erosion? The loss of trees, which anchor the soil with their roots, causes widespread erosion throughout the tropics. Only a minority of areas have good soils, which after clearing or deforestation are quickly washed away by the heavy rains.

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