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CLOSE THIS BOOKRoadside Bio-Engineering - Site Handbook (DFID, 1999, 160 p.)
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTAcknowledgements
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction
VIEW THE DOCUMENTSafety Code of Practice for Working on Slopes
Section One - Stabilising slopes with civil and bio-engineering
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT1.1 Problems of slopes and their solutions
1.2 Steps for the stabilisation of slopes
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 1: Make an initial plan
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 2: Prioritise the works
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 3: Divide the site or slope into segments
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 4: Assess the site
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 5: Determine civil engineering works
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 6: choose the right bio-engineering techniques
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 7: Design the civil and bio engineering works
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 8: Select the species to use
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 9: Calculate the required quantities and rates
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 10: Finalise priority against available budget
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 11: Plan plant needs
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 12: Arrange implementation and prepare documents
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 13: Prepare for plant propagation
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 14: Make the necessary site arrangements
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 15: Prepare the site
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 16: Implement the civil engineering works
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 17: Implement the bio-engineering works
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 18: Monitor the works
VIEW THE DOCUMENTStep 19: Maintain the works
Section Two - Civil engineering techniques
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.1 Retaining walls
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.2 Revetment walls
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.3 Prop walls/Dentition
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.4 Check dams
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.5 Surface and sub-surface drains
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.6 Stone pitching
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.7 Wire Bolster Cylinders
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.8 Other civil engineering techniques
Section Three - Bio-engineering techniques
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.1 Planted grass lines: contour/horizontal
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.2 Planted grass lines: downslope/vertical
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.3 Planted grass lines: diagonal
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.4 Planted grasses: random planting
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5 Grass seeding
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.6 Turfing
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.7 Shrub and tree planting
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.8 Shrub and tree seeding
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.9 Large bamboo planting
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.10 Brush layering
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.11 Palisades
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.12 Live check dams
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.13 Fascines
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.14 Vegetated stone pitching
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.15 Jute netting (standard mesh)
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.16 Jute netting (wide mesh)
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.17 Mulching
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.18 Vegetated gabions
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.19 Live wattle fences
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.20 Hydro-seeding
Sector Four - Production of bio-engineering plants
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.1 Nursery establishment
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.2 Components of a nursery
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.3 Propagation of grasses
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.4 Propagation of shrubs and trees
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.5 Propagation of bamboos
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.6 Nursery management
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.7 Seed collection, treatment and storage
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.8 Assessing the quality of bio-engineering nurseries
Section Five - Maintenance of bio-engineering
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.1 Introduction
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2 Planning the maintenance of bio-engineering and other roadside vegetation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.3 Routine bio engineering maintenance activities
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.4 Preventative maintenance of roadside vegetation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5 Liaison with rural road neighbours
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex A - Site assessment pro forma
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex B - Full lists of species for bio-engineering in the road sector
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex C - Nursery registers
VIEW THE DOCUMENTGlossary
VIEW THE DOCUMENTBack cover
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