• anonymous
The chart shows Environmental Protection Agency data for forestry practices in Minnesota in the 1980's. Clearcutting timber involves leveling all the trees in a forest in strips and allowing the forest to re-grow completely. Selective cutting involves felling only larger timber trees and allowing smaller trees to remain until they are ready to be harvested. The EPA measured soil and water loss in these areas, and also tested uncut sections of forests (controls). The EPA measured water loss (water yield) and erosion (sediment loss). According to the chart A)selective cutting causes more soil
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  • anonymous
Where's the chart the prompt speaks of?

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