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  1. 1982-01-01 This publication resulted from a symposium held at the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America in August 1979. Although the manuscripts focus on soil erosion and conservation in the tropics, works also can apply to many parts of the world.
  2. Soil resources depletion is a widespread, direct threat to the sustainability of agricultural production. Dramatic changes in soil managment concepts are needed to counter the threat. This manual proposes options for such changes, addressing a very broad variety of topics related to agricultural...
  3. 1983-01-01 This book, sponsored by the German Agency for Technical Cooperation, has as its goal to convince leaders/governments of all countries, and developing countries in particular, of the urgent need to reduce soil erosion and to persuade then to adopt and support practical programs of soil...
  4. 1990-03-01 This handbook has been prepared to support small scale fieldworkers and farmers, mostly in the tropics and semitropics, to develop vegetative systems of soil and moisture conservation.
  5. 1995-01-12 A collection of papers and newsletters compiled by the Vetiver Network. World Bank Technical Paper no. 273.
  6. 1984-06-01 FAO of the United Nations has as its objective to present the principles and practices of tillage systems for sustained food production and to create an awareness of the need to conserve the world's soil, water and energy resources for future generations.
  7. This book consideres tropical as well as temperate-region crops and discusses the specific soil management problems of subsistence farmers in tropical countries.
  8. 2011-02-01 Volume 3 takes the subject of better land husbandry further. The book first points out the sort of things which have been, and are being used, but are failing to deliver what is required. It then explains the causes of erosion, the theory and practice of soil and water conservation, and practical...
  9. This book looks at how soil develops, what makes fertile soil, and what spoils soil. Recognizing and treating mineral deficiencies, it presents the ways to improve soil texture and to improve the soil management.
  10. 2003-11-01 This publication reports on research on how alley cropping between tree barriers compared to the more traditional conservation barriers used in Haiti in terms of long-term crop yields. 40 pages, illustrated, photos 2 copies