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Table 6 Annual soil loss rates and severity classes with their conservation priority in the Geleda watershed

From: Erosion risk assessment for prioritization of conservation measures in Geleda watershed, Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia

Soil loss (t ha−1 y−1) Severity class Priority classes Area (ha) Percent of total area Annual soil loss (tone) Percent of total annual soil loss
0–11 Low V 20,169 78.75 110,929.5 70.65
11–18 Moderate IV 3567 13.93 12,484.5 7.95
18–30 High III 706 2.76 4236 2.70
30–50 Very high II 955 3.73 9550 6.08
50–237 Severe I 212 0.83 19,822 12.62