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Table 5 Land use, area coverage, and cover management factor for the study area

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

Land-use type Area in ha Area % C factor References
Cultivated land 149.60 81.65 0.15 Hurni [33], Bewket and Teferi [7], Amsalu and Mengaw [3]
Forest land 10.55 5.80 0.01 Hurni [33], Morgan [40]
Shrub land 23.0 12.55 0.014 Wischmeier and Smith [57] and Shiferaw [48]
Total 183.15 100