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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 CRP pays farmers to convert highly erodible cropland with a history of active crop production (and in some cases grassland) to vegetative cover and to maintain it in that state for five to 10 years.
New development of orchards and wells were taking place in erodible areas and subsidence was evident in regions that relied exclusively on groundwater for irrigation.
The soil is very highly erodible. If you walk through that area you can still see the scars from the way they farmed, which was not the best to prevent erosion.
The American Farm Bureau Federation says it is no longer going to back an agreement to link crop insurance with conservation measures to protect highly erodible farmlands and sensitive wetlands in upcoming negotiations on the farm bill.
Intensive precipitation, steep slopes and erodible soils without adequate protection have led to extensive soil erosion in the area and the consequences are devastating including loss of fertile soil and vegetation [4].
They also noted that 85 percent of this acreage had soils that were classified as potentially highly erodible or highly erodible, which highlighted the need for crop management that includes soil conservation strategies.
It also describes the Timeline panel, keyframes, and motion effects to create movie files from video clips and still images; creating and applying paragraph styles; painting more realistic effects with erodible brush tips; and creating, positioning, and adding effects to objects in a 3D scene.
Administered by the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) along with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and state forestry agencies, the voluntary program grants agricultural landowners the financial incentive for their highly erodible cropland or other environmentally sensitive acreage to transition from row-crop production back to natural grass or tree cover.
In the south, diverse terrains include the flat, erodible ground where the spiders form, but in the north, a broad band of sand dunes encircles the permanent north polar ice cap.
This special material provides a physical barrier between swirling water and the erodible soil and keeps it in place.
In addition to the standard course curriculum, hosting organizations can select three lessons from a list of eight optional ones: Effects of Debris on Pier Scour, Quantitative Techniques for Channel Stability Analysis, Abutment Scour Problem Session, Complex Pier Scour, FDOT Pier Scour Methodology, Quantitative Techniques for Degradation Analysis, Channel Stability Processes in Gravel-Bed Rivers, and Techniques for Evaluating Pier Scour in Erodible Rock.