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Conservation Agriculture: Global Prospects and Challenges

By: Ram A Jat (Editor), Kanwar L Sahrawat (Editor), Amir H Kassam (Editor), José Graziano da Silva (Foreword By)

393 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jan 2014 | #205928 | ISBN-13: 9781780642598
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About this book

Conservation Agriculture covers the spread of conservation agriculture (CA) to regions including Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Australia, Europe and emerging CA destinations in Asia and Africa. Topics covered include the various components of CA, and how their individual and combined implementation influence productivity, soil health and environmental quality under diverse edaphic and climatic conditions. Conservation Agriculture will be useful to teachers, researchers, extensionists, farmers, and students interested in environmental quality.


Contents

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Abbreviations

1. Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture: Global Status, Prospects and Challenges
2. Conservation Agriculture in the USA
3. Conservation Agriculture in Brazil
4. Conservation Agriculture on the Canadian Prairies
5. Conservation Agriculture in Australian Dry-land Cropping
6. Conservation Agriculture in Europe
7. Conservation Agriculture in South-East Asia
8. Conservation Agriculture in China
9. Conservation Agriculture in Central Asia
10. Conservation Agriculture in West Asia
11. Conservation Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa
12. Conservation Agriculture in North Africa
13. Conservation Agriculture in West and Central Africa
14. Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa
15. Conservation Agriculture in Argentina
16. Summing up

Index


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