Conservation buffers are areas or strips of land where permanent vegetation is established in and around row crop fields to protect environmentally sensitive areas such as streams and tributaries; thus, these buffers are important for improving water quality.
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Al-Kaisi, Mahdi; Hanna, H. Mark; and Tidman, Michael, "Conservation buffers can improve water quality" (2004). Integrated Crop Management News. 1737.
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