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Title The sustainable management of vertisols / edited by J. Keith Syers, Frits Penning de Vries, and Phibion Nyamudeza ; with the assistance of Robin L. Leslie
Published Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York : CABI Pub., [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 304 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series IBSRAM proceedings ; no. 20
IBSRAM proceedings ; no. 20
Contents 1 Vertisols: Genesis, Properties and Soilscape Management for Sustainable Development; 2 Soil and Water Conservation Strategies for Vertisols: Past Experiences and Challenges Ahead for Africa; 3 Sustainable Nutrient Management of Vertisols; 4 New Tools for Research and Development to Promote Sustainable Land Management; 5 Vertisols Management in Malawi; 6 Vertisols Management in South Africa; 7 Vertisols Management in the Sudan; 8 Vertisols Management in Tanzania; 9 Vertisols Management in Zambia; 10 Vertisols Management in Zimbabwe
Summary This book provides an up-to-date information on Vertisols research, and guides readers to important reference material. Four keynote papers and eight country papers and national perspectives on the management of Vertisols in Malawi, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana and Ethiopia are presented. International perspectives on the management of (Vertisols in India, Australia and Texas, USA) are also discussed
Notes "In association with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Soil management -- Congresses.
Soil management -- Africa -- Congresses.
Vertisols -- Congresses.
Vertisols -- Africa -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Nyamudeza, Phibion.
Penning de Vries, F. W. T.
Syers, John K. (John Keith)
International Board for Soil Research and Management.
International Water Management Institute.
LC no. 00049358
ISBN 0851998941 (electronic bk.)
9780851998947 (electronic bk.)