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Soil conservation : problems and prospects

International Conference on Soil Conservation (1980 : National College of Agricultural Engineering)

Soil conservation : problems and prospects

by International Conference on Soil Conservation (1980 : National College of Agricultural Engineering)

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Published by J. Wiley, c1981. in Chichester, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil conservation -- Congresses

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    Statementedited by R.P.C. Morgan.. --
    ContributionsMorgan, R.P.C. (Royston Philip Charles), 1942-, National College of Agricultural Engineering
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 576 p. :
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21121000M

    The dynamics of dryland farming are different and harsh than irrigated farming. So the problems of dryland agriculture are also unique. Water is the chief requirement for cropping. The crops in dryland or arid lands have to face the challenge of shortage of water more frequently. The need for the immediate conservation of the world's soil resources is therefore clear. As part of the response to this need, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Commission on Ecology convened a special working group to consider the problem of world soil erosion and to propose practical solutions for soil conservation.

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    Soil is the thin skin covering the land; clean water is becoming more valuable every day. Find out how engineers help conserve these two essential resources as you study the interactions between soils, plants, and water that influence the way these resources are used in planning irrigation systems, tillage and cultivation practices, conservation buffers, and animal production facilities.   Introduction. Historically, agriculture preceded the industrial revolution by around 90 centuries. However, while the seeds of research in nanotechnology started growing for industrial applications nearly half a century ago, the momentum for use of nanotechnology in agriculture came only recently with the reports published by Roco,1 the United States Department of Agriculture,2 the Cited by:


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