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Cover for Improving water availability and diversification of cropping systems in pilot villages of north and southern India.

Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and southeastern region of Karnataka (e.g. Kolar) are hot spots of poverty located in the semi-arid tropics. These regions are vulnerable to climate change and experience water scarcity and land degradation. Despite having moderate to good rainfall (700-850 mm),...

Author(s)
Garg, K. K.; Ramesh Singh; Wani, S. P.; Chaturvedi, O. P.; Inder Dev; Patil, M. D.; Sudi, R.; Singh, A. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sharing scarce resources in a Mediterranean River basin: Wadi Merguellil in central Tunisia.

The Merguellil basin located in the semi-arid zones of Tunisia provides an ideal case study to analyse the effect of the progressive establishment of water infrastructure, its use by various segments of the population and their impact on the spatial and social distribution of water resources. It...

Author(s)
Goulven, P. le; Leduc, C.; Bachta, M. S.; Poussin, J. C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935382)
Type
Book chapter

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