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Many factors in addition to watershed size contribute to observed differences in runoff characteristics among watersheds (/). Watershed shape and topography influence hydrology. Watershed land use has major impacts on runoff characteristics. Land use may vary greatly among watersheds, in relation to variations in soil and water resources and other geographic factors. Small agricultural watersheds, such as research plots or individual fields, generally have a single land use, crop, and set of management practices.

58 additional acres of grassed waterway and perennial grass/legume mixture. 02 ha of grassed waterway. 24 ha of grassed an forested riparian buffer. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2000. 66 ha of grassed area, most of which is in the waterway. 66 ha consisting mostly of grassed waterway, with small portion of a graveled service road. Sampling equipment. , Tualatin, Oregon) was installed in a soil berm defining the outlet point of each watershed during the project implementation phase in the spring of 1993.

The greater rainfall will dilute the herbicide running off more resulting in a lower maximum concentration. Alachlor and metolachlor were only applied to watershed B. Alachlor applications were made in association with a combination of chlorimuron ethyl and metribuzin. This combination of herbicides was applied as a burn down treatment for the production of soybeans. In this production system, there is a significant amount of weeds present at the time of application. So, this treatment could be viewed as a postemergence treatment.

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