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Table 1 Land use categories in Zhifanggou watershed

From: Variation in ecosystem service values in response to land use changes in Zhifanggou watershed of Loess plateau: a comparative study

Categories Definition
Cropland   Paddy field, glebe field, irrigable land and vegetable field
Forest Orchard Orchard occupied by fruit, tea, mulberry and rubber trees
Woodland Arbor, bamboo, bush forest and protection forest along the roads, railways and costal lines
Grassland   Natural grassland and man-made grassland
Water body   Wetlands, rivers, reservoirs fishery and lakes
Buildup   Lands used for industrial, commercial, residential, transportation ends
Barren land   Lands unused or difficult for any use