Stabilizing steep slopes with soil conditioners and plants

@inproceedings{Agassi1992StabilizingSS,
  title={Stabilizing steep slopes with soil conditioners and plants},
  author={Menachem Agassi and M. R. Ben-Hur},
  year={1992}
}
Abstract The approach in this study of runoff and erosion control on steep slopes was to combine soil stabilizers with the planting of drought-resistant, perennial plants. The effect of 10 t ha −1 phosphogypsum (PG) + 70 kg ha −1 polysaccharide (PS), 10 t ha −1 PG and 20 kg ha −1 polyacrylamide (PAM), and 200 kg ha −1 PS on the erosion of steep slopes (30–60%) was studied in plots 2 m in width and of different lengths (12–20 m), at three of different sites in Israel (semiarid conditions), and… CONTINUE READING

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