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Erode

(ĕrōd`), city (1991 urban agglomeration pop. 361,755), Tamil Nadu state, S India, on the Kaveri River. The city is located in a cotton-growing region, and its industries include cotton ginning and the manufacture of transport equipment. Erode was the site of much fighting during the British wars with the MarathasMarathas
or Mahrattas
, Marathi-speaking people of W central India, known for their ability as warriors and their devotion to Hinduism. From their homeland in Maharashtra their chieftains rose to power in the 17th cent.
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De igual forma en el suelo quemado se genera una mayor diferencia entre el caudal de la carga y la descarga, clasificando el material como potencialmente erodable. La literatura registra como tras los incendios se ha detectado una reduccion de la estabilidad de los agregados, relacionada con la perdida de materia organica o con las caracteristicas intrinsecas del suelo como es su composicion textural [2], aumentando el grado de susceptibilidad de los suelos a la erosion hidrica y eolica [9].
(4) H = highly erodable; NG = not given in source materials.
After the great plow-ups of the 1970s and '80s (conducted at the federal government's urging) the country saw an enormous increase in soil erosion, so taxpayers began paying farmers to plant the most highly erodable acres back to grass.
Switzer said South Dakota farmers are not only converting marginal farm-land areas with poor soil and highly erodable lands, they are draining critical wetlands in order to increase tillable acreage.
Biomass from many perennial grasses can also be produced and harvested sustainably on fragile and erodable soils that would not tolerate most food crops.
MassDEP issued a unilateral administrative order requiring the company to stop filling in the BVW and adjacent buffer zone, stabilize erodable soils and hire a wetlands specialist to assess the damage and prepare a wetland restoration plan.
Conditions such as high rainfall intensity, summer thunderstorms, and deeply weathered, erodable soils should also be present--conditions that characterize the southeastern United States (Ireland et al.
This slow initial expansion of leaf area by lupin crops compared with cereals grown under the same conditions predisposes the crop to weed competition, insect damage, brown leaf spot (Pleiochaeta setosa), and greater risk of sandblast damage on wind erodable soils (Perry et al.
We know now that you can't leave the soil surface bare in environments that are highly erodable. For example, we have a program in the U.S.
One of the most common soil erosion control measures is spreading agricultural straw mulch across an erodable area.
The slopes are mostly steep and highly erodable due to heavy rainfall and mineral constituents of the slope forming material.
Switchgrass is widely adapted and suitable for use on marginal, highly erodable, and droughty soils (Moser and Vogel, 1995).