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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
First comprehensive understanding of factors controlling the distribution of diagnostic soil horizons First USA soil geography book in 33 years Contains photographs of all diagnostic horizons and maps of their distribution in USA more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Indigenous soil and water conservation practices are rarely acknowledged in the design of conventional development projects. Instead, the history of soil and water conservation in Africa has been one of imposing external solutions without regard for local practice. There is a remarkably diverse range of locally developed and adapted technologies for... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Erosion and Environment focuses on the disturbance of the natural soil cover that exposes the soil surface to the action of erosion agents such as the destructive effects of water and wind. The topics discussed in this book include the effects of erosion on the national economy; classification of erosion; mechanism of erosion processes; theory of... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
In view of the grave consequences of soil degradation on ecosystem functions, food security, biodiversity and human health, this book covers the extent, causes, processes and impacts of global soil degradation, and processes for improvement of degraded soils. Soil conservation measures, including soil amendments, decompaction, mulching, cover cropping,... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 139.95
With the use of high-level soil management technology, Africa could feed several billion people, yet food production has generally stagnated since the 1960s. No matter how powerful the seed technology, the seedling emerging from it can flourish only in a healthy soil. Accordingly, crop yields in Africa, South Asia, and the Caribbean could be doubled... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 355.00
During the last twenty years, mutations within agricultural systems in France and Europe have brought on a spectacular worsening of soil erosion and degradation. This volume, contributed to by scientists from 25 countries, discusses how this risk can be evaluated, and which solutions should be adopted without radically disturbing the socio-economic... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 209.00
Proposes a new theory of vegetation reconstruction for various types of land management Focuses on the urgent problem of improving local eco-environments Research for this topic was inspired as a result of the flood of the Yangtze River in 1998 more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 169.95
Roy Morgan is Emeritus Professor at Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, UK. His research interests cover soil erosion processes, the role of vegetation in soil erosion control and soil erosion modelling. He was involved in the development of EUROSEM (the European Soil Erosion Model). He is a Past-President and Honorary Member of the European Society... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 239.00
This important and insightful book provides, for the first time, a broad presentation of ongoing research into public participation in landscape conservation, management and planning, following the 2000 European Landscape Convention which came into force in 2004. The book examines both the theory of participation and what lessons can be learnt from... more...