Root strength characteristics of understory vegetation species for erosion mitigation on forest slopes of Mexico

Laura Sanchez-Castillo, Tetsuya Kubota, Israel Cantu Silva

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The application of vegetative measures is significant for natural slope stabilization. Re-vegetation techniques have gained wide attention because they are ecologically friendly, lower in cost and easy in techniques compared to expensive engineering works. This research is focused on examine the root strength characteristics of understory vegetation species in natural forest slopes of Mexico to find out proper native species for re-vegetation works to mitigate the impact of erosion and soil surface disturbance. In this study it was observed that species with higher value on their diameter of roots, numbers of roots and the ones who posses taproot as classification of roots indicate a higher pull out strength force therefore are recommendable for slope stabilization.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)1-8
ページ数8
ジャーナルInternational Journal of Ecology and Development
28
発行部数2
出版物ステータス出版済み - 2014

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land restoration
stabilization
understory
erosion
mitigation
Mexico
slope stabilization
vegetation
revegetation
engineering
indigenous species
taxonomy
costs
methodology
native species
soil
soil surface
disturbance
cost

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Development

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Root strength characteristics of understory vegetation species for erosion mitigation on forest slopes of Mexico. / Sanchez-Castillo, Laura; Kubota, Tetsuya; Silva, Israel Cantu.

:: International Journal of Ecology and Development, 巻 28, 番号 2, 2014, p. 1-8.

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