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Study of Soil Erosion Process in Vegetable Crops

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

Citation:  21st Century Watershed Technology: Improving Water Quality and Environment Conference Proceedings, 21-24 February 2010, Universidad EARTH, Costa Rica  701P0210cd.(doi:10.13031/2013.29421)
Authors:   Georges Govaere, Luis Alberto Cruz, Jose Francisco Aguilar
Keywords:   Erosion process, kinetic energy, vegetable crops, rain simulator

Initial soil erosion process in vegetable crops are studied by extreme short-term rainfall rates in areas near to the volcano Iraz, Costa Rica. These crops are evaluated along all the cycle of cultivation.

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