I. Arnon's Agriculture in Dry Lands: Principles and Practice PDF

By I. Arnon

ISBN-10: 0444889124

ISBN-13: 9780444889126

all through background, guy has, through over-use, continually diminished the efficient capability of dry lands. This degradation of one-third of the land sector of the globe is, regrettably, expanding. lately, international curiosity has grew to become to the issues of toxins of our environment and the upcoming nutrients scarcity as global inhabitants grows explosively. therefore the eye of foreign and different agricultural our bodies has grew to become to the necessity for protecting and constructing extra successfully the rural power of those areas.

This publication offers a complete evaluation of current wisdom of the agriculture of dry lands, with specified emphasis on measures for maintaining their usual assets. administration practices are defined which target at optimizing productiveness of rainfed and irrigated agriculture with out opposed results on sustainability. Land use within the dry areas, and its evolution all through historical past is defined and analysed, and the teachings to be learnt from damaging applied sciences are under pressure. specifically, present proposals for an alternate agriculture are mentioned and their justification is wondered. this can be a generalist paintings, which experts may also locate attention-grabbing, not just of their personal self-discipline yet as a concise approach of acquainting themselves with the state of the art in linked fields. expanding specialisation with every one self-discipline utilizing its personal vocabulary leads necessarily to communique difficulties, and the necessity for multi-disciplinary groups makes inter-discipline conversation indispensible.

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