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mulches
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Any substance spread or allowed to remain on the soil surface to conserve soil moisture and shield soil particles from the erosive forces of raindrops and runoff.
Definition Source
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15845.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15845
Used For
mulching materials
Broader Term
soil management
Narrower Term
organic mulches
plastic film mulches
reflective mulches
Related Term
geotextiles
mulching
soil erosion
wood chippers
Spanish
material de cobertura
Term Number
15845