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Cover for Land use change in tropical watersheds: evidence, causes and remedies.

This book studies land use change in tropical landscapes, with particular emphasis on the economic processes that influence rates of land degradation and forest clearing. Multidisciplinary contributions draw lessons from data collected between 1992 and 2004 in the Manupali watershed in southern...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book
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Cover for Managing soil quality: challenges in modern agriculture.

This book contains 18 chapters dealing with management oriented approach by identifying key issues in soil quality and management options to enhance the sustainability of modern agriculture. Topics covered include major plant nutrients (N, P, K), soil acidity, soil organic matter, soil microbial...

Author(s)
Schjønning, P.; Elmholt, S.; Christensen, B. T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996714)
Type
Book
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Cover for Poverty targeting with heterogeneous endowments: a micro-simulation analysis of a less-favoured Ethiopian village.

Spatially targeted programmes for poverty reduction in less-favoured areas (LFAs) are typically constrained by a large heterogeneity amongst households in terms of the quantity and quality of available resources. The objective of this chapter is to explore, in a stylized manner, the role of...

Author(s)
Kuiper, M.; Ruben, R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Compaction and erosion: effects on soil ecology and soil quality.

Soil degradation is a severe global problem. It has notable adverse economic and ecological impacts on local, regional, national and global scales. Important soil degradative (degradation) processes with severe adverse impacts are soil compaction and soil erosion among others. Decline in inherent...

Author(s)
Paz González, A.; Vidal Vázquez, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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