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Cover for Plantation agriculture.

This chapter focuses on the history and importance of plantation agriculture with an emphasis on soil management aspects.

Author(s)
Hartemink, A. E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996707)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This book focuses on soil fertility decline in the tropics. This introductory chapter provides the rationale, set-up, aims and approach of this book. An overview of the book chapters is also presented.

Author(s)
Hartemink, A. E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996707)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Annual crops.

This chapter focuses on soil changes under annual cropping. In the literature, evidence for soil fertility decline under annual crops has come from measured change in soil chemical properties and semiquantitative studies using pedotransfer functions. The evidence presented in the first sections of...

Author(s)
Hartemink, A. E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996707)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Perennial crop plantations.

This chapter focuses on soil changes under perennial crops: coffee, tea, rubber and oil palm. The soil erosion under these crops, rates of change in soil chemical properties, results of soil-process-oriented and semiquantitative studies and environmental impact are discussed.

Author(s)
Hartemink, A. E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996707)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forest plantations.

Several studies have focused on soil changes under forest plantations and these are summarized in this chapter. At the end of this chapter, some of the differences and similarities in perennial crop and forest plantations are discussed.

Author(s)
Hartemink, A. E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996707)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sugarcane plantations.

This chapter focuses on soil chemical changes that occur under sugarcane cropping in the tropics. In addition, the effects of soil erosion as well as soil chemical and biological properties under sugarcane cultivation in tropical countries are briefly discussed. Type I and II data from various...

Author(s)
Hartemink, A. E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996707)
Type
Book chapter