Tillage erosion: a review of controlling factors and implications for soil quality

  title={Tillage erosion: a review of controlling factors and implications for soil quality},
  author={Kristof Van Oost and Gerard Govers and S. de Alba and Timothy A. Quine},
  journal={Progress in Physical Geography},
  pages={443 - 466}
Tillage erosion has been identifed as an important global soil degradation process that has to be accounted for when assessing the erosional impacts on soil productivity, environmental quality or landscape evolution. In this paper, we present a summary of available data describing tillage erosion. This provides insights in the controlling factors determining soil redistribution rates and patterns by tillage for various implements used in both mechanized and non-mechanized agriculture… 

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