English (en) | Change Language
  1. Key Resource 2016-09-28 Farmers in many parts of the world, because of human population growth, have little choice but to crop their land continuously, with scarce resources to replace nutrients withdrawn by each successive crop. Crop residues are often lost as a source of organic matter and mulch, usually through...
  2. 2008-01-01 A Technical Reference Manual 98 pages, illustrated, photos
  3. 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.
  4. 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 1993-01-12 This book reports the results of the trials and other ad hoc observations carried out that have shown the vetiver hedgerows have tremendous potential for many areas of human activities. It contains photos to illustrate establlshing, vetiver, vetiver hedgerows, and uses of vetiver.
  7. 1993-01-12 This set of information has been put together for those of you wanting more detailed information of vetiver technology, and access to some of the papers submitted for the 1993 vetiver awards. Mos of the papers are backed by a lot of photographs.
  8. The research reported here aimed to collect basic information on the characteristics of erosion processes in a defined area of the Andean zone of Colombia.
  9. This publication is intended to summarize the diffuse literature available on use of terraces in steepland farming systems and present information on the research conducted in southern Honduras on this subject.
  10. Soils are the main terrestrial reservoir of organic carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus. Thus, any type of disturbance, e.g. landuse changes, that alters soil integrity is a threat to planetaryscale biogeochemical cycles that sustain the life-support systems of the Earth. Soil erosion impacts the...