Settling the Desert

1st Edition

L. Berkofsky, D. Faiman, J. Gale

Published August 23, 2019
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780367254506 - CAT# K424223
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Agriculture


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First published in 1981. Settling the Desert is an attempt to organise those aspects of scientific and sociological research that are the necessary prerequisites for making the desert a comfortable and profitable place for man to inhabit. In this book, experts from many fields of desert research review the history of desert settlement and agriculture, as well as the present problems encountered by modern desert settlers. Topics discussed include: meteorology, sociology, ecology, water resources, solar energy, innovative desert agriculture, architecture, and animal science.

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