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Cover for Soil and water management.

This chapter focuses on the benefits of the development of a management plan for the location of the infrastructure for the water supply and how water is to be applied to different soil types prior to blackberry cultivation. The importance of soil management in maintaining fertility, minimizing...

Author(s)
Funt, R. C.; Ross, D. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing structural quality for crop performance and for agronomy (VESS, VSA, SOILpak, Profil cultural, SubVESS).

This chapter describes five of the most commonly used methods that are supported by good online training material or printed material readily available. The methods presented cover a range of conditions and input levels from quick 'look see' spade methods usable by farmers to detailed profile...

Author(s)
Batey, T.; Guimarães, R. M. L.; Peigné, J.; Boizard, H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644707)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visual evaluation of grassland and arable management impacts on soil quality.

This chapter focuses on the evidence on how useful visual assessment methods are to better understand the impact of land management on soil quality, focusing on arable and grassland systems by reviewing the available evidence in the literature. The extension of visual methods to land classification ...

Author(s)
Munkholm, L. J.; Holden, N. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644707)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Changes in soil properties with sugarcane cropping in Mauritius.

This chapter describes studies conducted to determine the effects of sugarcane production practices on soil properties using pristine soils as a reference, and to establish whether any such effect differed between climatic zone and soil type. These studies were conducted in response to...

Author(s)
Cheong, L. R. N.; Umrit, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil carbon dynamics and nutrient cycling.

The quantity of organic carbon in soil and the quantity and type of organic inputs have profound impacts on the dynamics of nutrients. Soil organic matter itself represents a large reservoir of nutrients that are released gradually through the action of soil fauna and microorganisms: this is...

Author(s)
Powlson, D.; Cai ZuCong; Lemanceau, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil dynamics during the fallow period.

The present chapter examines soil changes during the fallow period. The fallow phase of the shifting cultivation cycle is restorative of soil nutrients, organic matter and physical status. The restoration of soil fertility during the fallow period involves the following processes: (i) organic...

Author(s)
Aweto, A. O.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640433)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil characteristics of saline and non-saline deltas of Bangladesh.

The delta soils of Bangladesh occur in the coastal region of the Ganges tidal flood plain, the young Meghna estuarine flood plain, the old Meghna estuarine flood plain and the Chittagong coastal plains. Although delta soils constitute some of the most productive lands of the country, their...

Author(s)
Saleque, M. A.; Uddin, M. K.; Salam, M. A.; Ismail, A. M.; Haefele, S. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Measurable biophysical indicators for impact assessment: changes in soil quality.

This paper discusses with examples from recent literature the use of biophysical indicators in monitoring the impact of natural resource management (NRM) interventions on soil quality attributes. The use of simulation modelling to assess the long-term effects of NRM interventions on soil quality...

Author(s)
Pathak, P.; Sahrawat, K. L.; Rego, T. J.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of logging and secondary succession on the below-ground system of a cloud forest in Mexico.

Although the process of secondary succession in tropical montane cloud forest (TMCF) has been studied in some detail, very little is known about the consequences of changes in vegetation composition on nutrient budgets and biodiversity below ground. In this chapter we present a conceptual model of...

Author(s)
Negrete-Yankelevich, S.; Fragoso, C.; Newton, A. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932619)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ptaquiloside in bracken and in topsoil in 20 Danish bracken populations.

The possible leaching of ptaquiloside unto the soil from bracken stands was examined, and the variation of the ptaquiloside content in the fronds and topsoil of different bracken stands was investigated in an experiment conducted in Denmark in October 2000. Ptaquiloside was recorded in litter and...

Author(s)
Rasmussen, L. H.; Hansen, H. C. B.; Frisvad, J. C.; Kroghsbo, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter

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