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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

Document title

Assessing soil erosion in a terraced paddy field using experimental measurements and universal soil loss equation

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CHEN S.-K. (1) ; LIU C.-W. (2) ; CHEN Y.-R. (3) ;
(1) Dep. of Civil Engineering, National Univ. of Technology, Taipei, TAIWAN, PROVINCE DE CHINE
(2) Dep. of Bioenvironmental Engineering, National Univ. of Technology, Taipei, TAIWAN, PROVINCE DE CHINE
(3) Dep. of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Univ. of Technology, Taipei, TAIWAN, PROVINCE DE CHINE

Abstract

On an experimental site in Hsinchu county, Northern Taiwan, a terraced rice field was used to investigate the soil erosion under the regular cultivation of rice in 2005, fallow in 2006, and planting with green manure in 2007. The results show that infiltration rates significantly increase when a terraced paddy field is under fallow or is planted with green manure; the paddy is more vulnerable to embankment collapse and increased the rates of soil erosion. The comparison revealed that soil conservation using rice-planted terraced paddy was more effective than that resulting from other uses. The government should formulate effective measures and maintain sustainable rice planting in the terraced paddies

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Catena / ISSN 0341-8162

Editor : Catena, Cremlingen-Destedt - ALLEMAGNE (1973)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 95 [pp. 131-141]

Bibliographic references : 35 ref.

Collation : 8 fig., 6 tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 16767

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1016/j.catena.2012.02.013

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