Terraces within the context of soil and water management are a series of horizontal ridges made in a hillside to increase cultivatable land, conserve moisture, or minimize erosion.
References and further information
- ↑ Merriam-Webster, 2012.
FAO (1990): Watershed Management Field Manual. http://www.fao.org/docrep/006/t0165e/t0165e00.htm [accessed 18 April 2013].