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- Furlan, Adriana; Poussin, Jean-Christophe; Mailhol, Jean-Claude; Le Bissonnais, Yves; Gumiere, Silvio J.
- Journal of environmental management 2012 v.96 no.1 pp. 74-85
- committees; cropping systems; crops; farmers; grasses; grasslands; models; rain; researchers; rivers; runoff; sediment yield; sediments; soil; spring; streams; surface water; water flow; water pollution; water quality; watersheds; France
- ... To preserve the quality of surface water, official French regulations require farmers to keep a minimum acreage of grassland, especially bordering rivers. These agro-environmental measures do not account for the circulation of water within the catchment. This paper examines whether it is possible to design with the farmers agri-environmental measures at field and catchment scale to prevent soil er ...