1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. This publication reports on soil conservation and management in developing countries.
  4. 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Key Resource 1996-09-01 Amazon.com Description Indigenous soil and water conservation practices are rarely acknowledged in the design of conventional development projects. Instead, the history of soil and water conservation in Africa has been one of imposing external solutions without regard for local practice. There is...
  9. Key Resource 1993-01-01 3 Copies For developing nations, soil erosion is among the most chronic environmental and economic burdens. Vast amounts of topsoil are washed or blown away from arable land only to accumulate in rivers, reservoirs, harbors, and estuaries, thereby creating a double disaster: a vital resource...
  10. Key Resource 1992-03-01 Amazon.com Description Water is everywhere - its physics and chemistry, rain, evaporation, infiltration, underground, the intimate relationship between life and water, and other natural phenomena. Its effects and applications need to be understood: run-off, erosion, soil drainage and irrigation....