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Cover for Controlling the soil's water balance by soil management.

This chapter explores which among the soil water balance components can be changed. The chapter also discusses controlling infiltration and evaporation, increasing the quantity of extractable soil water, and conservation tillage.

Author(s)
Ehlers, W.; Goss, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643816)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil and water.

This chapter attempts to understand healthy soils and soil water storage. The chapter also explores the following aspects of soil water: water movement, infiltration, water content, water holding capacity, field capacity, saturation, permanent wilting point, and available water.

Author(s)
Finley, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Water storage and movement in soil.

This paper presents the fundamentals and principles of water storage and movement in soil. The chapter also discusses evaporation, infiltration and water transport.

Author(s)
Ehlers, W.; Goss, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643816)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in the USA.

This chapter discusses the history and current status of conservation agriculture (CA) in the USA. Results are presented of research conducted to investigate the effects of CA on (i) soil quality, (ii) carbon sequestration, (iii) crop yields, (iv) runoff, infiltration, soil water content and soil...

Author(s)
Duiker, S. W.; Thomason, W.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in Argentina.

This chapter describes the history and current status of conservation agriculture (CA) in Argentina. Results are presented of research on the effects of CA on (i) soil quality (physical, chemical and biological), (ii) carbon sequestration, (iii) production levels and yields under different...

Author(s)
Albertengo, J.; Belloso, C.; Giraudo, M. B.; Peiretti, R.; Permingeat, H.; Wall, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil hydrology and reactive transport of carbon and nitrogen in a multi-scale landscape.

This chapter examines the role of soil in water filtration, its impact on carbon and nitrogen in biogeochemical transformations and its relation to the larger landscape, where soil functions are key to clean water, essential to human sustenance. Soil composition and chemical weathering are...

Author(s)
Duffy, C.; Nikolaidis, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing soil organic carbon for multiple benefits: the case of Africa.

Organic matter is of great importance in soil, because it impacts on the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils. Physically, it promotes aggregate stability and therefore water infiltration, percolation and retention. Biologically, it stimulates the activity and diversity of...

Author(s)
Kamoni, P. T.; Gicheru, P. T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in Central Asia.

This chapter describes the history and current status of conservation agriculture (CA) in Central Asia, which comprises five independent republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Results are presented of research conducted to investigate the effects of CA on (i)...

Author(s)
Nurbekov, A.; Akramkhanov, A.; Lamers, J.; Kassam, A.; Friedrich, T.; Raj Gupta; Muminjanov, H.; Karabayev, M.; Sydyk, D.; Turok, J.; Bekenov, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CRITERIA-3D: a mechanistic model for surface and subsurface hydrology for small catchments.

This chapter describes an application of a physically based, three-dimensional catchment scale model. The model is primarily intended to simulate complex hydrological patterns in contexts where simple one-dimensional or two-dimensional schemes are not suitable, and where phenomena related to...

Author(s)
Bittelli, M.; Pistocchi, A.; Tomei, F.; Roggero, P. P.; Orsini, R.; Toderi, M.; Antolini, G.; Flury, M.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effect of land use and soil management on soil properties and processes.

The objective of this chapter is to review the effects of soil management on soil properties and processes to allow sustainable, productive agriculture to meet the needs of future generations. The research results reviewed are primarily from North America and cover processes from the field to...

Author(s)
Duiker, S. W.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
Type
Book chapter

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