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Farming Action: Catchment Reaction: The Effect of Dryland Farming on the Natural Environment

Edited By: R Hook, J Williams and H Gascoigne

416 pages, Illus

CSIRO

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #67216 | ISBN: 0643060111
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Dryland farming is a major export earner for many temperate-zone countries - from Southern Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Yet it continues to degrade a countries natural resources. Effects are not restricted to the land - changes in water quality can reduce the potential uses of water and bring about catastrophic changes in both freshwater and coastal ecosystems. This book provides a comprehensive technical overview of the relationships between dryland farming systems and catchment land and water quality in Australia, and integrates it in a whole system framework.


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