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Sustainable Soils

The Place of Organic Matter in Sustaining Soils and Their Productivity

by Benjamin Wolf

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Food Products Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Technology,
  • Conservation tillage,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Agriculture - Crop Science,
  • Humus

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8614100M
    ISBN 101560229179
    ISBN 109781560229179

      Contributors to this book are some of the same experts that carefully shaped the SITES rating tool, ensuring thorough coverage of the broad range of topics related to sustainable site design. The Sustainable Sites Handbook offers in-depth coverage of design, construction, and management for systems of hydrology, vegetation, soils, materials Author: Meg Calkins. Soil management is important, both directly and indirectly, to crop productivity, environmental sustainability, and human health. Because of the projected increase in world population and the consequent necessity for the intensification of food production, the management of soils will become increasingly important in the coming by:

      Verma JP, Meena VS, Kumar A, Meena RS () Issues and challenges about sustainable agriculture production for management of natural resources to sustain soil fertility and health: a book review. J Clean Prod – CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: Abhishek Raj, Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee, Ram Swaroop Meena.   Books Sustainable Soils: The Place of Organic Matter in Sustaining Soils and Their Productivity.

    Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways, which means meeting society's present food and textile needs, without compromising the ability for current or future generations to meet their needs. It can be based on an understanding of ecosystem are many methods to increase the sustainability of agriculture. When developing agriculture within sustainable food systems. Properties of urban soils are normally not favorable to plant growth—the soils are contaminated by heavy metals and are compacted and sealed. Therefore, the quality of urban soils must be restored to make use of this valuable resource for delivery of essential ecosystem services (e.g., food, water and air quality, carbon sequestration.


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