BlownStraw Comparison

BlownStraw Comparison

Cumulative Soil Loss (A) To Calculate Cover Factors (C) Per Treatment
Treatment Cumulative Soil Loss (A)(tons/acre) *Calculated Cover Factor (C)
HydroStraw® BFM 36 0.004
Conventional Straw, Tackified 145 0.017
Conventional Straw, Crimped 343 0.040

Soil Classification: Sandy Clay Loam
3H:1V slope
Rain Event 4.39 inches per hour

ALDOT specified 4,000 lbs/acre (Blown Straw Application Rate)
HydroStraw BFM 3,000 lbs/acre (HydroStraw Application Rate)

Excerpt From: Evaluation of Hydro mulches as an Erosion Control Measure Using Intermediate-Scale Experiments by Wesley Thurman Wilson. A thesis submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Auburn University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science Auburn, Alabama August 9, 2010.

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