Encyclopedia of Agrophysics

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec

Rill Erosion

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3585-1_798

An erosion process on sloping fields in which numerous and randomly occurring small channels of only several centimetres in depth are formed; occurs mainly on recently cultivated soils.



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