1. "SALT" is a package technology of soil conservation and food production, integrating differing soil conservation measures in just one setting. Basically, SALT is a method of growing field and permanent crops in 3 meter to 5 meter wide bands between contoured rows of nitrogen fixing trees. This...
  2. The purpose of this Soils Bulletin is to summarize the soil erosion problem and to focus attention on remedial measures available with particular reference to the lands under traditional forms of agriculture in the developing countries. It is hope that the Bulletin will be of assistance to field...
  3. This booklet reflects this focus on encouraging self-sufficiency of persons in rural communities throught the world. It discusses planting methods forliving barriers and other uses for living barriers. 2 Copies
  4. This Manual on Reforestation and Erosion Control for the Philippines, the first of its kind ever published, will serve as a guide and a valuable reference for foresters and for those engaged in reforestation and erosion control in the country. It is the product of the joint efforts and...
  5. The Soul of Soil explains how soil organisms supply plants with the necessary nutrients at the right time, in the right form, and in the right amount. The goal of ecological soil management is to enhance conditions for the billions of microbes found in every gram of healthy soil, without reliance...
  6. This publication reports on soil conservation and management in developing countries.
  7. 2007-01-01 This publication looks at soil and water conservation from a global perspective. In total, 42 soil and water conservation technologies and 28 approaches are described – each on four pages with photographs, graphs and line drawings – from more than 20 countries around the world. These and many...
  8. 2013-01-01 The atlas compiles existing information on different soil types in easily understandable maps that cover the entire African continent. While it is intended primarily for the educational sectors and policy makers, the atlas aims to bridge the gap between soil science and society at large.
  9. 1997-12-01 Agroforestry refers to land use systems in which trees or shrubs are grown in association with agricultural crops, or pastures and livestock. From its inception, it has contained a strong element of soil management. Well-designed and managed agroforestry systems have the potential to control...
  10. This manual should be helpful for all categories of agricultural extension--those without previous training in soil science as well as those with such background. It has several purposes: to provides easily grasped explanations of basic soil managment principles relevant to Peace Corps activities...