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Contribution of macroporosity to infiltration into a continuous corn no-tilled watershed: implications for contaminant movement



Contribution of macroporosity to infiltration into a continuous corn no-tilled watershed: implications for contaminant movement



Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 3(2-4): 193-205



Rainfall and runoff were measured for many years on small watersheds on 10-15% slopes in east-central Ohio. Surface runoff from watersheds used for maize (Zea mays) production was high with conventional tillage and very low with no-tillage. A 1 in 50-year storm produced 15 times more runoff from a ploughed watershed than from a mulch-covered no-till watershed.

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DOI: 10.1016/0169-7722(88)90031-9



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