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- Dabney, S.M.; Moore, M.T.; Locke, M.A.
- Journal of the American Water Resources Association 2006 v.42 no.1 pp. 15
- runoff, etc ; riparian buffers; water quality; water erosion; water pollution; pesticide residues; soil nutrients; constructed wetlands; conservation buffers; vegetation cover; sediment yield; Show all 11 Subjects
This review summarizes how conservation benefits are maximized when in-field and edge-of-field buffers are integrated with each other and with other conservation practices such as residue management and grade control structures. Buffers improve both surface and subsurface water quality. Soils under permanent buffer vegetation generally have higher organic carbon concentrations, higher infiltratio ...