Guide on Control of Erosion - Using Vetiver Grass Hedgerow

Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, (I. A. R. & I) (2010)



Among the different land degradation processes, erosion remains a major threat to the conservation of soil and water on farmer's field. Sheet erosion is the most damagin? form of erosion mainly because it is often not recognized and therefore not always treated. It is often triggered by rainfall, while it accounts for the loss of cropable soil every year