Desertification in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Desertification

the process of rich soil becoming dry and bare due to erosion, lack of water or overuse of the land

Examples of Desertification in a sentence

After fifty years of farming, the farmer had to relocate to land with more fertile soil because of the desertification of his former plot of land.  🔊

Dust blew away from the fields due to the desertification of it based on the years of drought in the area.  🔊

Since desertification has caused many problems in the past, environmentalists decided to enrich the land by mixing the current soil with richer manure.  🔊

Many people were starving in Africa due to the desertification of their land causing parched soil lacking enough nourishing soil to grow crops.  🔊

Wind erosion could have caused the desertification in the village since the frequent tornados blew the first nutritious layer of soil away.  🔊

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