Principles of Soil Conservation and Management

“Principles of Soil Management and Conservation” comprehensively reviews the state-of-knowledge on soil erosion and management. It discusses in detail soil conservation topics in relation to soil productivity, environment quality, and agronomic production. It addresses the implications of soil erosi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Blanco-Canqui, Humberto, Lal, Rattan (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2008, 2008
Edition:1st ed. 2008
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of 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