An examination of the use of "vetiver grass" to prevent erosion in Yusufeli Region (Coruh Watershed area-Turkey): A case study


Demirel O. , Demirel K.

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY, vol.26, no.2, pp.409-419, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.409-419

Abstract

The goal of this study is to explore opportunities for plantation at Coruh Watershed area, where severe erosion has been observed, using "Vetiver grass" which has proven successful in preventing erosion in South America and in other countries.