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Cover for Rewinding the history of agriculture and emergence of nanotechnology in agriculture.

This chapter explores the emergence of nanotechnology in terms of the history of agriculture. It regards nanotechnology as an important revolutionary technology that is likely to have a considerable impact on the whole of the agricultural sector, including plant breeding, waste remediation,...

Author(s)
Sandhya Mishra; Fraceto, L. F.; Yang XiaoDong; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for Application of the WEPP model to hillslopes and watersheds in the USA.

The Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) was initiated in 1985, and currently provides modelling capabilities to assess spatial and temporal soil loss, the impacts of various types of land management and the implementation of soil conservation practices on runoff, erosion and sediment delivery...

Author(s)
Flanagan, D. C.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Application of the WEPP model to some Austrian watersheds.

This study aims to evaluate the performance of the hillslope and watershed version of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model by comparing measured with simulated amounts of runoff and soil loss/sediment yield. The predictive capability was investigated for two spatial scales: for natural ...

Author(s)
Klik, A.; Hardan, K.; Nachtnebel, H. P.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phosphorus.

This paper discusses the role of agricultural management of P in contributing to water quality problems. The main areas of consideration are the imbalances in P use at the farm scale, the dynamics of soil P and the transfer of P from soils to water courses. Understanding the mechanisms and pathways ...

Author(s)
Leinweber, P.; Turner, B. L.; Meissner, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995454)
Type
Book chapter

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