Cover Allocation in Rangeland Watershed Management (A Review)

by Gerald F. Gifford, Univ of Nevada, Range, Wildlife, & Forestry Dep, Reno, NV, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Watershed Management in the Eighties


The importance of cover on rangelands has been recognized for many years. This paper reviews the importance of cover in terms of infiltration and erosion and provides management recommendations where possible. Information gaps are also identified.

Subject Headings: Rangeland | Watersheds | Soil properties | Infiltration | Land use | Erosion | Vegetation

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