The Forms And Effects Of Soil Degradation On Agricultural Land: Case Study Bor Town, Jonglei State, South Sudan

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ABSTRACT

The research on “The Forms and Effects of Soil Degradation on Agricultural Land” was

calTied out in Bor town Jonglei State, south Sudan. The major areas of the investigation

were discussed to known the causes of soil degradation and adverse impacts on farming

land and what solutions to be put in place to minimize the occurrence of soil degradation.

Methods like photography, interviews, questionnaires, and observation were used for

effective and efficient data collection.

At the period of study, the level of soil degradation was established in the following

forms as shown bellow; massive deforestation 12.2%, monoculture 16.33%, climate

change, 8.16% ,extensive cultivation / soil compaction 20.41%, overgrazing 24.49%,

while advancement of Kidepo sand accounts for 6.2%, (over grazing taking great

percentage of all the forms).

Basing on the research findings, vital issues addressed include; information and measures

to be put in place to stop people in the community to practice poor methods of farming,

agro biodiversity conservation and enhancement, soil conservation management, proper

use of agrochemicals , sustainable pasture management, integrated pest management,

agro forestry management and sustainable agriculture.

The research recommendation forwarded are among others; use of organic farming on

agriculture land, proper soil management strategies, provision of leguminous viable seeds for soil conservation management, and agro-biodiversity conservation.

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APA

AROK, A (2021). The Forms And Effects Of Soil Degradation On Agricultural Land: Case Study Bor Town, Jonglei State, South Sudan. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-forms-and-effects-of-soil-degradation-on-agricultural-land-case-study-bor-town-jonglei-state-south-sudan

MLA 8th

AROK, ATEM "The Forms And Effects Of Soil Degradation On Agricultural Land: Case Study Bor Town, Jonglei State, South Sudan" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-forms-and-effects-of-soil-degradation-on-agricultural-land-case-study-bor-town-jonglei-state-south-sudan. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

MLA7

AROK, ATEM . "The Forms And Effects Of Soil Degradation On Agricultural Land: Case Study Bor Town, Jonglei State, South Sudan". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-forms-and-effects-of-soil-degradation-on-agricultural-land-case-study-bor-town-jonglei-state-south-sudan >.

Chicago

AROK, ATEM . "The Forms And Effects Of Soil Degradation On Agricultural Land: Case Study Bor Town, Jonglei State, South Sudan" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-forms-and-effects-of-soil-degradation-on-agricultural-land-case-study-bor-town-jonglei-state-south-sudan