New aqueous resinous soil stabilizers: Offer erosion control and water conservation possibilities
AuthorsRoy J. Pence
R. E. Pelishek
Authors AffiliationsRoy J. Pence is Associate Specialist, Department of Entomology, University of California, Los Angeles; J. Letey, Assistant Professor, Soil Physics, Department of Irrigation and Soil Science, U. C., Riverside; R. E. Pelishek, Technician, Department of Irrigation and Soil Science, U. C., Los Angeles; J. Osborn, Technician, Department of Irrigation and Soil Science, U. C., Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 16(3):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n03p14. March 1962.
New resinous stabilizers for raw soil that will also allow water penetration for plant growth are now available. Some of these materials show pramise for control of wind or rain erosion previously possible only by a well established cover crop. New experimental formulas, found effective in the laboratory, along with others already on the market, are being field tested to determine their value in erosion control and water conservation.
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