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Author Blanco, Humberto, author

Title Principles of soil conservation and management / by Humberto Blanco and Rattan Lal
Published [Dordrecht?] : Springer, ©2008

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 617 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents Soil and Water Conservation -- Water Erosion -- Wind Erosion -- Modeling Water and Wind Erosion -- Tillage Erosion -- Biological Measures of Erosion Control -- Cropping Systems -- No-Till Farming -- Buffer Strips -- Agroforestry -- Mechanical Structures and Engineering Techniques -- Soil Erosion Under Forests -- Erosion on Grazing Lands -- Nutrient Erosion and Hypoxia of Aquatic Ecosystems -- Restoration of Eroded and Degraded Soils -- Soil Resilience and Conservation -- Soil Conservation and Carbon Dynamics -- Erosion Control and Soil Quality -- Soil Erosion and Food Security -- Climate Change and Soil Erosion Risks -- The Way Forward
Summary Reviews the state-of-knowledge on soil erosion and management. This book discusses soil conservation topics in relation to soil productivity, environment quality, and agronomic production. It addresses the implications of soil erosion with emphasis on global hotspots and synthesizes available from developed and developing countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Soil conservation.
Soil erosion.
Soil erosion -- Climatic factors.
Soil productivity.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Soil Science.
Soil erosion.
Soil conservation.
Sciences de la terre.
Environnement.
Soil conservation.
Soil erosion.
Soil erosion -- Climatic factors.
Soil productivity.
Form Electronic book
Author Lal, R., author.
ISBN 1402087098
9781402087097
9781281792006
1281792004