Implementation and Effect of Vetiver Grass (Vetiveria zizanioides) on Soil Erosion in Somodo Watershed, South-Western Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Tesfaye2018ImplementationAE,
  title={Implementation and Effect of Vetiver Grass (Vetiveria zizanioides) on Soil Erosion in Somodo Watershed, South-Western Ethiopia},
  author={Gizaw Tesfaye},
  year={2018}
}
Soil conservation is one of management strategies to prevent the soil being eroded from earth's surface. The aim of this study was to assess implementation and effect of Vetiver grass on soil erosion in Somodo watershed. Community mobilization was used to implement Vetiver grass on farm lands as bund stabilization and grass strip. Accordingly, more than 45km (20%) of the watershed was covered by Vetiver grass on soil bund. The hedge was fully established within two years and formed averagely 36… CONTINUE READING

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