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Reducing Overland Flow by Means of Grass Hedges – Experimental Results in Northern China

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  21st Century Watershed Technology: Improving Water Quality and Environment Conference Proceedings, 29 March - 3 April 2008, Concepcion, Chile  701P0208cd.(doi:10.13031/2013.24330)
Authors:   J Y Wu, D Huang, W J Teng, V I Sardo
Keywords:   soil erosion,overland flow,filtering strips,simulated rain,water storage,empiric erosion model

A plot-scale research was conducted in Northern China in order to assess two grass hedges (Pennisetum alopecuroide L. and Arundinella hirta (Thunb.) Koidz.) ability in reducing overland flow and encouraging water storage in the soil.

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