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Food Security and Soil Quality

Edited By: Rattan Lal, BA Stewart, Rattan Lal and BA Stewart
464 pages, 84 b/w images, 51 tables and 10
Publisher: CRC Press
Food Security and Soil Quality
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  • Food Security and Soil Quality ISBN: 9781439800577 Hardback Jun 2010 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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With a decrease in per capita land area, increasingly severe soil degradation, and rising global temperatures, the dependence of food security on soil quality is likely to increase exponentially. "Food Security and Soil Quality" collates, reviews, and synthesizes the available research information on food security and soil quality at a regional scale. It discusses the global food crisis and the impact of soil quality and how soil quality relates to climate change and agronomic productivity. This book is a useful resource for those involved with agriculture, environmental science, natural resources, and food and resource economics.


Introduction: Food Security and Soil Quality, R. Lal and B. A. Stewart Managing Soils to Address Global Issues of theTwenty- First Century, R. Lal Farming Systems and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa, W. A. Payne Assessment of Land Degradation, Its Possible Causes and Threat to Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa, P. Vlek, Q. B. Le, and L. Tamene Crop Productivity, Fertilizer Use, and Soil Quality in China, M. Fan, P. Christie, W. Zhang, and F. Zhang Role of Fertilizers in Food Production, A. Roy Conservation Agriculture, Improving Soil Quality for Sustainable Production Systems? N. Verhulst, B. Govaerts, E. Verachtert, A. Castellanos- Navarrete, M. Mezzalama, P. C. Wall, A. Chocobar, J. Deckers, and K. D. Sayre Soil Quality Management in Brazil, C. E. Cerri, C. Bayer, J. Dieckow, J. Carvalho, B. Feigl, and C. C. Cerri Organic Matter Knowledge and Management in Soils of the Tropics Related to Ecosystem Services, C. Feller, E. Blanchart, M. Bernoux, R. Lal, R. Manlay, and T. Ollivier Temporal Changes in Productivity of Agricultural Systems in Punjab, India and Ohio, USA, A. Dubey and R. Lal Soil Quality and Ethics: The Human Dimension, R. Lal Comprehensive Management of Nutrients in Dryland Soils of China for Sustainable Agriculture, S.-X. Li and Z.-H. Wang

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Edited By: Rattan Lal, BA Stewart, Rattan Lal and BA Stewart
464 pages, 84 b/w images, 51 tables and 10
Publisher: CRC Press
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