1. 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...
  2. Cropping systems, as well as timing, method of application and forms of fertilizer, can influence fertilizer efficiency. Although there are many factors which cause various practices to have different relative importance in different areas, the importance of having an actively growing root system...
  3. 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...
  4. 1994-11-01 Compiled by Development Services Department, World Vision Australia 47 pages, illustrated
  5. 2003-01-01 Project Year 7, Annual Progress Report 64 pages, illustrated
  6. Access Agriculture Training Video Contour hedgerows slow the speed of water coming down the slope and allow the water to infiltrate. They also allow the washed away soil and nutrients to settle out above the hedgerows. You can plant many different grasses, depending on what you need and what is...
  7. Over the past 2-3 years CFGB staff and partners have been developing and field testing CA training materials designed to be used at the farmer level. We are pleased that the African Conservation Tillage network has agreed to host these materials on their website athttp://caguide.act-africa.org/so...
  8. Emphasis is on the development and understanding of the relationship between the plant and its subterranean environment and the effect of modification of that environment on plant response.
  9. Soil is a living organism that loves to cooperate with farmers and gardeners. A green thumb will appear on those who align themselves with its health and requirements. This book discusses: Soil habitat Sustaining soil fertility The soil food-web Nutrient availability and deficiency After reading...
  10. 2000-06-01 The FAO Programme for Community IPM in Asia, June 2000 101 pages, illustrated