oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Soil conservation in the Tygerberg conservation area
|Article Title||Soil conservation in the Tygerberg conservation area|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Jul 1994|
|Pages||189 - 196|
|Keyword(s)||Buffer dams, Canalization, Cyclonic rainfall, Drainage channels, Erosion, Fruit, Granite, Irrigation, Sand dunes, Sandstone, Shale, Veld burning and Waterways|
The subject of this paper is the problem of soil conservation in the winter rainfall area of the Cape with special reference to the work done by the Division of Soil Conservation and Extension in the Tygerberg conservation area. A brief descriptionption of the area covered by the paper is given showing the farming methods practised, the demands these have made on the soils and the devastation and erosion that have resulted.
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