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Table 3 The distribution of farmer’s response by perception on extent and major causes of soil erosion

From: Factors influencing adoption of improved structural soil and water conservation measures in Eastern Ethiopia

 Per cent
 Perception of soil erosion severity/extent
  Low12.50
  Medium41.70
  High45.80
 Major causes of soil erosion
  Cultivation of steep slopes35.5
  Poor agricultural practices29.5
  Heavy rainfall20.5
  Ceaseless cultivation14.5