Journal of
Soil Science and Environmental Management

  • Abbreviation: J. Soil Sci. Environ. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2391
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSSEM
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 311

Full Length Research Paper

Soil degradation extent and dynamics of soil fertility improvement technologies In Majete Watershed, North Ethiopia

Kassaye Gurebiyaw Legese
  • Kassaye Gurebiyaw Legese
  • Department of Natural Resource Management, College of Agriculture and Rural Transformation, University of Gondar, Ethiopia.
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Abay Gelanew
  • Abay Gelanew
  • Department of Natural Resource Management, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, University of Gondar, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 18 August 2018
  •  Accepted: 03 October 2018
  •  Published: 30 April 2019


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Adugna A, Abegaz A, Cerdà A (2015). Soil erosion assessment and control in Northeast Wollega, Ethiopia. Solid Earth Discussions 7(4):3511-3540.


Antonio S (2016). Adoption and impact of soil conservation practices on farm income : Evidence from northern haitI. Selected Poster prepared for presentation at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association ' s 2016 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas February 6, 1-14.


Ayalew A (2011). Construction of soil conservation structures for improvement of crops and soil productivity in the Southern Ethiopia. Journal of Environmental Earth Science 1(1):21-29.


Beyene KK (2011). Soil Erosion, Deforestation and Rural Livelihoods in The central Rift Valley Area of Ethiopia: A Case Study in the Denku Micro- Watershed Oromia Region 90.


Birhanu A, Meseret D (2013). Structural soil and water conservation practices in Farta District, North Western Ethiopia: An investigation on factors influencing continued use. Science, Technology and Arts Research Journal 2(4):114-121.


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Kassa Y, Beyene F, Haji J, Legesse B (2013). Impact of integrated soil and water conservation program on crop production and income in West Harerghe Zone, Ethiopia. International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis 1(4):111-120.


Meseret D (2016). Land Degradation in Amhara Region of Ethiopia : Review on Extent. Impacts and Rehabilitation Practices 6(1):120-130.


Meseret D, Amsalu A (2017). International Soil and Water Conservation Research Determinants of farmers' perception to invest in soil and water conservation technologies in the North-Western Highlands of Ethiopia. International Soil and Water Conservation Research 5(1):56-61.


Ouyang W, Wu Y, Hao Z, Zhang Q, Bu Q, Gao X (2018). Combined impacts of land use and soil property changes on soil erosion in a mollisol area under long-term agricultural development. Science of the Total Environment 613-614, 798-809.


Pimentel D, Burgess M (2013). Soil erosion threatens food production. Agriculture 3(3):443-463.


Raiesi F (2017). A minimum data set and soil quality index to quantify the effect of land use conversion on soil quality and degradation in native rangelands of upland arid and semiarid regions. Ecological Indicators 75:307-320.


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Zhu M (2014). Soil erosion assessment using USLE in the GIS environment: A case study in the Danjiangkou Reservoir Region, China. Environmental Earth Sciences 73(12):7899-7908.