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Land Husbandry: Components and Strategy

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Series: FAO Soils Bulletin Volume: 70

By: Eric Roose

380 pages, Col & b/w photos, figs, tabs

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #67862 | ISBN: 9251034516
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Analyses small farmers strategies to deal with soil erosion. Applicable in both the developed and under-developed world.


Part 1 Erosion control strategies and the concept of land husbandry: definitions - words conceal a philosophy; history of erosion control strategies; some social and economic aspects of erosion. Part 2 Erosion control as a response to various erosion processes: dry mechanical erosion; sheet erosion - the initial phase of water erosion; linear erosion; mass movement; wind erosion. Part 3: case studies.

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