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Author Stocking, Michael.

Title Handbook for the field assessment of land degradation / Michael Stocking and Niamh Murnaghan
Published London, UK : Earthscan Publications Ltd, 2001


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Description xii, 169 pages, (20 unnumbered pages of colour plates) : illustrations, ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Gaining a Farmer-perspective on Land Degradation -- 2. What is Land Degradation? -- 3. What About the Land User? -- 4. Indicators of Soil Loss -- 5. Indicators of Production Constraints -- 6. Combining Indicators -- 7. Consequences of Land Degradation for Land Users -- 8. The Benefits of Conservation -- App. I. Visual Indicators of Land Degradation -- App. II. Forms for Field Measurement -- App. III. Glossary - Terms Closely Related to Assessment of Land Degradation -- App. V. Major Tropical Soils and their Susceptibility to Land Degradation -- App. VI. Investment Appraisal -- App. VII. Suggested Outline for a Two Week Training Workshop in Land Degradation Field Assessment
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Soil degradation -- Measurement -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Land degradation -- Measurement -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Murnaghan, Niamh, 1966-
LC no. 2001002891
ISBN 1853838314 alkaline paper
Other Titles Field assessment of land degradation