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Use of Filter Strips for Improved Surface Water Quality

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Title:Use of Filter Strips for Improved Surface Water Quality
Authors:Fares, A.
Deb, S.K.
Ryder, M.H.
Keywords:Crotalaria juncea
cover crops
agricultural runoff
erosion control
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Date Issued:May 2009
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).
Series:Soil and Crop Management
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.
Pages/Duration:4 pages
Appears in Collections: Soil and Crop Management, 1998 - present

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