Ravine Lands: Greening for Livelihood and Environmental Security

This book, the only one of its kind on ravine lands, reflects the significant advances made over the past two decades in our understanding of gully erosion, its controlling factors, and various aspects of gully erosion. It also addresses central research gaps and unanswered questions, which include...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Dagar, Jagdish Chander (Editor), Singh, Anil Kumar (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Nature Singapore 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Ravines: Formation, Extent, Classification, Evolution and Measures of Prevention and Control
  • Chapter 3. Perspectives of Vegetation Ecology and Biodiversity for Management of Ravine Lands
  • Chapter 4. Plant Biodiversity of Ravine Ecosystem: Opening New Vistas for Enhancing Productivity
  • Chapter 5. Nutrient Management Strategies for Improving Soil Health and Productivity of Ravine Lands
  • Chapter 6. Soil, Landscape and Nutrient Management of Ravine Areas for Enhancing Crop Productivity and Livelihood Security
  • Chapter 7. Some Practices of Gully Rehabilitation in Central Brazil
  • Chapter 8. Gully Erosion and Land Degradation in Brazil: A Case Study from São Luís Municipality, Maranhão State
  • Chapter 9 Technological Interventions for Managing Ravine Lands for   Livelihood and Environmental Security
  • Chapter 10. Formation, Control and Management of Deep (Chambal) Ravine: An Energy Concept
  • Chapter 22. Management of Ravines through Anicuts and Afforestration
  • Chapter 23. Rehabilitation of Degraded Eroded Lands in Semi-arid and Sub-humid Ecologies in India
  • Chapter 24. Impact Assessment of Management Techniques Implemented in Chambal-Ravines, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Chapter 25. Modelling Soil Erosion by Water
  • Chapter 26. Gender Challenges and Socio-economic Strategies for Livelihood Security in Ravine Areas
  • Chapter 27. Socio-economic and Conservation Measures in Ravine-affected Areas of Gujarat: Policy Interventions
  • Chapter 28.  Greening Ravine Lands: Policy Issues and Way Forward
  • Chapter 11. Management of Chambal Ravines for Income Enhancement
  • Chapter 12.  Reclamation of Ravine Lands for Higher Production
  • Chapter 13. Soil and Water Conservation in Ravinous Watersheds: Case Studies from Uttar Pradesh in India
  • Chapter 14. Agroforestry Potential for Higher Productivity from Degraded Ravine Watersheds
  • Chapter 15. Forest and Fruit Trees-based Agroforestry Systems for Productive Utilization of Ravine Lands
  • Chapter 16. Silvopastoral System: A Key Component for Rehabilitation of Ravine Lands
  • Chapter 17. Bamboo-based bio-engineering Interventions for Rehabilitation and High Productivity of Ravine Lands
  • hapter 18.  Leucaena leucocephala: A leguminous tree suitable for eroded habitats of Hawaiian  Islands
  • Chapter 19. Ravines - Prospective Zone for Carbon Sequestration
  • Chapter 20. Carbon Sequestration in Eroded and Ravinous Landscapes
  • Chapter 21. Greening of Ravines: A Strategy for Viable Production and Mitigation to Climate Change