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- Salah, Ayman M.A.; Prasse, Rüdiger; Marschner, Bernd
- Journal of arid environments 2016 v.130 pp. 1-13
- Origanum syriacum, etc ; Salvia fruticosa; arable soils; arid lands; dry environmental conditions; filter strips; indigenous species; intercropping; perennials; runoff; semiarid zones; soil erosion; soil water; vegetation cover; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Surface run-off and erosion are the major contributors to soil degradation worldwide. These processes are especially severe in regions with sparse vegetation cover. A 2-year experiment was set up along an aridity gradient in Al-Khalil, Palestine, to quantify soil loss and water loss from arable fields and to test for the mitigating effect of native perennial filter strips in arable fields. Three u ...