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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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The erodibility index is calculated using the Universal Soil Loss Equation for areas subject to water erosion and the Wind Erosion Equation for areas subject to wind erosion.
1) Soil erodibility, converts runoff to erosion rates using the power law for sediment transport.
Thematic map for the soil erodibility factor is shown in Figure 4.
The importance of the inherent resistance of soil to erosional processes, or soil erodibility, is generally recognized, but the full implications of the dynamic soil properties that affect erodibility are seldom considered (BRYAN, 2000).
Erodibility of road batters under simulated rainfall, Hydrological Sciences Journal.
Geospace analysis of erosion of soils and an assessment of its erodibility on hydro-physical characteristics in a forest and forest-steppe zone of the eastern part of the European Russia.
The soil erodibility, K, was determined by adopting the universal soil loss equation (USLE) "K" equation as it is in Wall et al.
Soil maps are used to extract soil texture, soil depth and stoniness data which are overlaid to generate soil erodibility map.
Mine site operators began to coordinate soil tests and analyses with Pennington prior to seeding to allow for site-specific reclamation plans that addressed soil fertility, pH, erodibility factors, seed selection, and erosion control-measures.
Hanson has three patents and initiated the development of an ASTM standard for erodibility testing.