The use of barley straw residues to avoid high erosion and runoff rates on persimmon plantations in Eastern Spain under low frequency high magnitude simulated rainfall events

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Revista Australian Journal of Soil Research


Soil and water losses due to agricultural mismanagement are hight and non-sustainable in many orchards. Experimented with rainfall on crops Persimmon. The straw mulch was found to be estremely efficient in reducing soil erosion rates.