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Soil Quality and Soil Erosion


By: Rattan Lal

329 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #70571 | ISBN: 1574441000
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NHBS Price: £134.00 $164/€150 approx

About this book

This highly specialized book presents soil quality as the vital element to natural resource management, agricultural sustainability, and human well being. Includes important and diverse topics such as: The effects of forest management on erosion and soil productivity; The effects of long-term cropping on organic matter content and the soil implications; The impact of soil organisms and organic matter on erodibility; Soil quality changes with mineland reclamation; and the relationship between rangeland soil quality, resilience and erosion.


Preface * Foreword * List of Contributors * Basic Concepts * Types of Soil Quality * Soil Quality Management * Soil Erosion and Productivity * Conclusions.

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