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Table 1 Description of three identified land use land cover types [43]

From: Estimation of soil loss rate using the USLE model for Agewmariayam Watershed, northern Ethiopia

Land use/cover classes Descriptions
Cultivated land Land that cultivated annual crops. This includes rainfed, and including rural homesteads
Shrubland Areas covered with settlements, shrubs, grazing areas, grasslands with scattered small trees, and shrubs. Bared lands with scattered herbs and shrubs can be sometimes found
Forest Areas covered with trees forming canopy cover greater than 30%. This includes trees mixed with shrubs area closure