Description - Advances in Soil and Water Conservation by Francis J. Pierce
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
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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Format: Paperback / softback
(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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