terrace farming

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Scope note
Form of farming that uses steps or terraces on an upland area, to maximize arable land area by creating horizontal, flat plots for crops. A prime example of the practice was in Pre-Columbian cultures.
terrace farming
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024