Advances in Soil and Water Conservation

1st Edition

Francis J. Pierce

CRC Press
Published February 1, 1998
Reference - 300 Pages
ISBN 9781575040837 - CAT# LA0832

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Summary

Advances in Soil and Water Conservation provides an in-depth, scholarly treatment of the most important developments and influences shaping soil and water conservation in the last 50 years. The book addresses the technological developments of erosion processes, methods for their control, policy and social forces shaping the research agenda, and future directions.
Topics covered include:
  • key governmental agencies and programs
  • research on processes of soil and water degradation
  • control practices and soil quality enhancement
  • conservation tillage
  • the connection between soil and water conservation and sustainable agriculture
  • effects of technology and social influences on soil and water conservation in this country
    The historical foundation, the focus on key developments, the depth of treatment and thorough documentation, and the orientation to the future make Advances in Soil and Water Conservation a superlative resource for all persons in the field.
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