Strip cropping for soil conservation.

One of 1,872 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Describes the strip cropping method of crop production, for the purpose of erosion control.

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ii, 40 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

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Kell, Walter V., 1889- & Brown, Grover F., 1905- July 1938.

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Describes the strip cropping method of crop production, for the purpose of erosion control.

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ii, 40 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

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Originally issued June 1937; revised July 1938.

"Supersedes Leaflet no. 85: Strip cropping to prevent erosion."--p. ii.

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Introduction -- Three types of strip cropping -- Conservation measures -- Contour strip cropping -- Advantages of strip cropping -- Some economics of strip cropping -- Physical soil factors affecting erosion -- Width of strips -- Deviation from the contour -- Correction strip -- Grassed waterways -- Buffer or spreader strips -- Method of laying out strips -- Laying out strips on terraced land -- Laying out strips on land to be terraced -- Field strip cropping -- Wind strip cropping -- Crops permitting erosion -- Cover crops -- Combining protective and soil-building crops -- Rotations -- Perennial strips in the Southeast.

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  • July 1938

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  • Aug. 17, 2009, 11:38 a.m.

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Kell, Walter V., 1889- & Brown, Grover F., 1905-. Strip cropping for soil conservation., book, July 1938; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9511/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.