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terrace cultivation

method of growing crops on sides of hills or mountains by planting on graduated terraces built into the slope. Though labour-intensive, the method has been employed effectively to maximize arable land area in variable terrains and to reduce soil erosion and water loss.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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