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Land Transformation in Agriculture

Out of Print

Edited By: G Wolman and F Fournier

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1987 | #8413 | ISBN: 0471912883
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SCOPE Series No 32. Of interest to agriculturalists, soil scientists, planners, agronomists and geographers, this unique book documents the changes taking place in, and the current state of the agricultural landscape in many parts of the world.


Introduction to Land Transformation and Agriculture; Agricultural Land Use in Space and Time; Transformation of the Land in Pre-Industrial Time; The Industrial Revolution and Land Transformation; Practices Leading to Land Transformation; Impact of Irrigation on Land Transformation; Impact of Mechanization on Land Transformation; Impact of Land Surface Modification and Conservation Practices on Land Transformation; Impact of Wetland Reclamation on Land Transformation; Use of Fertilizers and Soil Amendments; Plant Protection and Land Transformation; Criteria for Observing and Measuring Changes Associated with Land Transformation.

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