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  1. 2002-01-01 Modalidades de los Servicios que prestan IDEAS a traves del Sub programa de Agricultura Sostenible. Desarrollo de un Plan Completo de Capacitacion. Se trata del desarrollo de modulos teoricos - practicos que se lleva a cabo en las instalaciones de la Escuela Campesina de Agricultura Sostenible,...
  2. 2022-04-01 Traditionally, livestock manure has been used to provide nutrients for plant growth and to improve soil conditions. However, the increase in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) results in high levels of plant nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, in the proximal crop and...
  3. 2021-01-01 Plant-soil interactions play an important role in the functioning of ecosystems. This book presents recent research advances on the effects of soil factors on plant communities and the role of ecological complementarity and species diversity in soil properties and ecosystem services. It addresses...
  4. Cross-slope barriers are measures on sloping lands in the form of earth or soil bunds, stone lines, and / or vegetative strips for reducing runoff velocity and soil loss, thereby contributing to soil, water and nutrient conservation. This is achieved by reducing steepness and / or length of...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video Demi-lunes (half-moons) are in the shaped of a semi-circle with the tips of the bunds on the contour. They come in a variety of sizes, which help with water harvesting in semi-arid areas. They help to improve soil fertility when manure or compost is added....
  6. Access Agriculture Training Video Integrated soil fertility management is based on maximising the use of organic fertilizers and minimizing the loss of nutrients. Available Languages: Bemba,Chichewa / Nyanja,Chitonga / Tonga,English,French,Hausa,Hindi,Kinyarwanda / Kirundi,Kiswahili,Ngakarimojong...
  7. Access Agriculture Training Video Trees produce timber and firewood, but also fruit, pods, leaves and medicines for people and livestock. Some species help improve soil fertility and reduce local temperatures. The system supports crops and livestock. Available Languages: Arabic,Bambara,Chichewa /...
  8. 2001-01-01 This book explores how manure can be used to sustain smallholder livelihoods in the East African Highlands.
  9. Proceedings of a symposium sponsored by Divisions S-4 and C-6 of the Soil Science Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, And the American Society of Agronomy, in Anaheim, CA, 28 Nov.-Dec. 1982. This publication is a compilation of papers presented at a symposium held at the 1982...
  10. Eight full papers and extended summaries of ten more from a November 1992 symposium in Minneapolis wrestle with what soil quality means in theory and practice, identify indices to measure it, and assess its biological importance. The collection is seen as the beginning of raising scientific study...