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Soil Conservation and Silviculture

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Series: Developments in Soil Science Volume: 23

Edited By: J Dvorak and L Novak

399 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1994 | #39560 | ISBN: 0444987924
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Deals with the conservation and improvement of the forest soil. An emphasis is placed on the use of vegetation in soil conservation afforestation.


Part 1 Soil conservation, J. Filip: soil conservation and the danger of erosion; conservation of farm and forest land. Part 2 Erosion of the soil, J. Dvorak: the types of erosion; manifestations of erosion; erosion intensity. Part 3 Erosion factors, J. Antal: definition of erosion factors; evaluation of erosion factors. Part 4 Analysis of erosion, J. Dvorak: regularities of water erosion; regularities of wind erosion, M. Pasak; modelling erosion processes, F. Krovak. Part 5 Erosion control to protect the soil: anti-erosion site organisation, J. Antal; cultural operations for erosion control, J. Antal; biological measures for erosion control, J. Antal; technical measures for erosion control, J. Filip. Part 6 Torrent control, L. Novak: torrent characteristics; sediments; principles of torrent control. Part 7 Gully control, L. Novak: gully erosion; causes of gully erosion; gully forms; gully stabilisation; stabilisation of aged gully formations. Part 8 Management of land endangered by slippage, D. Huska: causes of slope failure; methods of control and management of areas exposed to the danger of landslide. Part 9 Vegetation in the landscape: forests in landscape, J. Stred'ansky; fundamentals of the formation of vegetation, J. Stred'ansky; tending of stands, J. Stred'ansky; soil-conservation forest stands, J. Stred'ansky; riparian stands, L. Novak; forest shelter belts, L. Novak.

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