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Soil Management: Experimental Basis for Sustainability and Environmental Quality

Series: Advances in Soil Science (CRC Press) Volume: 4

Edited By: R Lal and BA Stewart

555 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #47541 | ISBN: 1566700760
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Presents important results from a large number of long-term soil management experiments, describes technological options, and also identifies priorities for the additional long-term experimentation needed in key eco-regions, especially the tropics and sub-tropics.


Contents

Managing Soils for Enhancing and Sustaining Agricultural Production, R. Lal and B.A. Stewart Humid Tropics Synthesis of Long-Term Soil Management Research on Ultisols and Oxisols in the Amazon, T.J. Smyth and D.K. Cassel The Role of Forage Grasses and Legumes in Maintaining the Productivity of Acid Soils in Latin America, R.J. Thomas, M.J. Fisher, M.A. Ayarza, and J.I. Sanz Soil Alterations in Perennial Pasture and Agroforestry Systems in the Brazilian Amazon, E.A. Serrao, L.B. Teixeira, R.F. de Oliveria, and J.B. Bastos Extrapolating Results of Long-Term Experiments, G. Uehara, G.Y. Tsuji, and F.H. Beinroth Technological Options for Sustainable Management of Alfisols and Ultisols in Nigeria, R. Lal Long-Term Fertilizer and Crop Residue Effects on Soil and Crop Yields in the Savanna Region of Cote d'Ivoire, S. Traore and P.J. Harris Yield Decline and the Nitrogen Economy of Long-Term Experiments on Continuous, Irrigated Rice Systems in the Tropics, K.G. Cassman, S.K. De Datta, D.C. Olk, J. Alcantara, M. Samson, J. Descalsota, and M. Dizon Sub-Humid and Semiarid Tropics Long-Term Soil Management Experiments in Semiarid Francophone Africa, C. Pieri Long-Term Experiments on Alfisols and Vertisols in the Semiarid Tropics, K.B. Laryea, M.M. Anders, and P. Pathak Improved Crop-Livestock Production Strategies for Sustainable Soil Management in Tropical Africa, I. Haque, J.M. Powell, and S.K. Ehui Long-Term Soil Fertility Management Experiments in Eastern Africa, B.R. Singh and H.C. Goma Temperate and Mediterranean Climate The Effects of Long Continuous Applications of Inorganic Nitrogen Fertilizer on Soil Organic Matter-A Review, M.J. Glendining and D.S. Powlson Long-Term Trials on Soil and Crop Management at ICARDA, H.C. Harris Synthesis and Future Priorities An Integrated Approach to Soil Management Experiments, E. Pushparajah and H. Eswaran Need for Long-Term Soil Management Research in Africa, C.S. Ofori The Tropical Soil Productivity Calculator-A Model for Assessing Effects of Soil Management on Productivity, J.B. Aune and R. Lal Trends in World Agricultural Land Use: Potential and Constraints, R. Lal Need for Long-Term Experiments in Sustainable Use of Soil Resources, R. Lal and B.A. Stewart Index

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