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Soil Management for Sustainability

Edited By: R Lal and FJ Pierce

189 pages, Figures

Soil and Water Conservation Society

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #12258 | ISBN: 0935734236
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NHBS Price: £18.99 $24/€23 approx

About this book

Looks at the concept of soil resource management for sustaining agricultural productivity while maintaining an acceptable standard of environmental quality. This book covers basic processes, management options, and policy issues and priorities. Among the important themes discussed are soil structure, soil compaction, and predicting soil erosion and its effects on crop productivity. Management options include conservation tillage, use of organic wastes, and farming by soils.


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