1. 1/1/2013 En las regiones como Sahel al oeste de África, la pérdida de árboles en el paisaje (los cuales son cortados para producir leña o madera o que han sido excesivamente pastoreados por los animales) en combinación con los frecuentes períodos de sequía ha dado como resultado suelos descubiertos que...
  2. 20/10/2013 Does a planting basin, like a zai pit, make much of a difference in soil moisture on a sandy soil? Because water leaches through sand rather quickly, you might expect that planting depressions would not have a significant impact on soil moisture. With the soil in ECHO research plots in South...
  3. 20/4/2013 Un importante principio de la agriculturade conservación es la aplicación dirigida,de precisión, de fertilizantes orgánicos oinorgánicos cerca de la plantas cultivadas,al contrario de la aplicación dispersa delos insumos en un campo entero. En unesquema de surcos, esto puede hacerseaplicando el...
  4. TheZayis made on land which is not very permeable so that runoff can be collected.Zaiare holes dug approximately 80 cm apart to a depth of 5 to 15 cm, with a diameter of between 15 and 50 cm (Figure 1).Zaiimprove infiltration of the captured runoff. The holes are deepened each winter....
  5. "Runoff farming" is identical with "Water Harvesting but for Irrigation Purposes". When the harvested runoff water from un-cropped areas is directed to a cropped area, this technique is called runoff farming. Soil profile acts as a water storage container, but storage in ponds or cisterns is also...