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Desert Problems and Desertification in Central Asia: The Researches of the Desert Institute

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Edited By: Agajan G Babaev

350 pages, Col plates, 150 figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1999 | #97620 | ISBN: 3540656472
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Describes the complex interactions between socio-economic conditions and natural factors which contribute to desertification intensifying each other.


Introduction; Natural Conditions of Central Asian Deserts; Social Conditions of Inhabitants of Desert; Population and Settlement; Desertification, its Consequences and Control Strategy; Monitoring and Forecast of Desertification Processes; Genetic Types of Deserts of Central Asia; Mapping of Desertification Processes; Technology of Desert Pasture Improvement; Agrometeorological Foundations for Predication of Pasture Yields; Modelling of Desert-Pastural Cattle-Breeding Development; Plant Growing on Near-Oasis Sands; Fixation of Drifting Sands; Plant Development of Takyr Soils; Reclamation of Saline Soils; Precipitation Use; Technology of Making Lenses of Fresh Underground Waters in Desert; Use of Drainage Waters; Drinking Water Supply; Application of Solar and Wind Energy; Problems of the Aral and Caspian Seas; Repetek International Biosphere Reserve; International Cooperation in Desertification Control; Consulting Experience of the Desert Institute.

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