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Cover for Soil hydrology, land use and agriculture: measurement and modelling.

This book presents some of the complex interactions between soil hydrology and land use management changes on a watershed scale, and determines the influence of these changes on soil, water and solute dynamics within the vadose zone. The book synthesizes information on several existing soil...

Author(s)
Shukla, M. K.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rangeland degradation and recovery in China's pastoral lands.

This book provides reference material for those responsible for grazing land management in China and its long-term consequences (environmental, social and economic). It responds to the urgent need to collate and review some of the major degradation experienced in China's vast pastoral lands. An...

Author(s)
Squires, V. R.; Lu XinShi; Lu Qi; Wang Tao; Yang YouLin
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934965)
Type
Book
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Cover for Soil erosion and sediment redistribution in river catchments: measurement, modelling and management.

This book, which contains 28 chapters grouped into 5 parts, reviews the major achievements recently made in soil erosion and sediment redistribution study and management as well as the future requirements. The chapters included represent the variety of temporal and spatial scales of operation, from ...

Author(s)
Owens, P. N.; Collins, A. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990507)
Type
Book
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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 Environmental impacts of sugar production: the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugar beet.

This book contains 8 chapters on the environmental impact of the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugarbeet. The chapters are entitled: (1) background; (2) overview; (3) water consumption; (4) impacts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems; (5) impacts on terrestrial biodiversity; (6)...

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999814)
Type
Book
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Cover for Environmental changes and geomorphic hazards in forests.

This book reviews current knowledge of most types of geohazards in forested areas. The 11 chapters cover hydrologic impacts, including flooding and soil erosion, desertification in Mediterranean Europe and Africa, landslides, and hazards in mangrove forests and along shorelines. Examples covered...

Author(s)
Sidle, R. C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book
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Cover for Trees, crops and soil fertility: concepts and research methods.

This book contains seventeen chapters discussing the economic and biological aspects of soil use and research in agroforestry, with an emphasis on nutrient-poor forest and savanna soils. Topics covered include the economics of soil fertility management, cycling of water, nutrients and organic...

Author(s)
Schroth, G.; Sinclair, F. L.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995939)
Type
Book

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