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113) The map in Figure 8.3 shows the estimated amounts of soil loss from U.S. croplands on an annual basis—areas with little to no agricultural activity are shown in white and grey.14) Using an atlas or the internet, identify the major agricultural region running northwest- southeast through California that provides much of the nation's fresh fruits and vegetables.15) Similarly, what is the name of the agricultural region in the southern tip of California?16) The two agricultural regions in California you listed above are extremely productive, but lie in arid to semi-arid climatic zones. What is the source of water for these two regions?
PartIII–MitigationTechniquesforSoilLossandSedimentPollution17) In the space provide below each of the following photographs: i) identify the mitigation technique being used to control excessive soil erosion; and ii) provide a brief description of how the technique actually reduces soil loss or sediment pollution.