Sustainable Management of Vertisols (inbunden)
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Sustainable Management of Vertisols (inbunden)

Sustainable Management of Vertisols

Inbunden Engelska, 2001-06-01
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This book is based on a workshop held in Zimbabwe, May 1999, organized by the Department of Research and Specialist Services (Zimbabwe) and the International Board for Soil Research and Management (IBSRAM). Reviewing the current state of knowledge on and the practical aspects of the management of Vertisols in Africa, this book also includes comparative chapters covering other parts of the world, such as India, Australia and Texas (USA).
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I: Contributors II: Foreword Part One: Keynote and Overview Papers 1: Vertisols: genesis, properties and soilscape management for sustainable development 2: Soil and water conservation strategies for Vertisols: Past perspectives and challenges ahead for Africa 3: Sustainable nutrient management of Vertisols 4: New tools for research and development to promote sustainable land management Part Two: Country Papers and Natural Perspectives on the Management of Vertisols 5: Vertisols management in Malawi 6: Vertisols management in South Africa 7: Vertisols management in the Sudan 8: Vertisols management in Tanzania 9: Vertisols management in Zambia 10: Vertisols management in Zimbabwe 11: Improving the productivity of Vertisols for small-holders on the Accra Plains of Ghana 12: From plot to watershed management: Experience in farmer participatory Vertisol technology generation and adoption in highland Ethiopia Part Three: International Perspectives on the Management of Vertisols 13: Low-cost animal drawn implements for Vertisol management and strategies for land use intensification 14: Indian Vertisols: ICRISAT's research impact - past, present and future 15: Planning and facilitating a 'negotiated learning and action system': Participatory research to improve soil management practices on Indian Vertisols and Alfisols 16: Research approaches to developing sustainable management practices on Australian Vertisols 17: The Vertisols of Texas Part Four: Conclusions 18: Research needs and opportunities