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Title: Use of Filter Strips for Improved Surface Water Quality 
Author: Fares, A.; Deb, S.K.; Ryder, M.H.
Date: 2009-05
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Fares A, Deb SK, Ryder MH. 2009. Use of filter strips for improved surface water quality. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 4 p. (Soil and Crop Management; SCM-24).
Abstract: An experiment studied effects of sunn hemp or oat plantings on loss of sediment and nutrients from an agricultural soil in runoff following rainfall. The study concluded that both plants can effectively reduce sediment and nutrient loads coming from idle and fallow fields in Hawaii.
Series/Report No.: Soil and Crop Management
Pages/Duration: 4 pages
Keywords: Crotalaria juncea, oats, cover crops, agricultural runoff, erosion control, Hawaii

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