GRASSES HELPS IN SOIL CONSERVATION
Soil is the basic resource that can be lost through gradual erosion that may go unnoticed. While growing grasses is an important to prevent erosion, it helps in increasing production. It provides fodder for cattle and restores the fertility and productivity of eroded lands. Grasses when properly managed can provide much more profit.
Important functions which grasses perform include: 1) Increases the organic matter 2) Improves the soil fertility 3) Improve the physico - chemical properties of soil 4) Check the soil erosion 5) Stabilize and regularize water flow in water ways 6) improve / reclaim waste lands 7) Improve / reduce soil pollution 8) Serve as fodder for cattle