Land use and soil resources / Ademola K. Braimoh, Paul L.G. Vlek, editors.

"Land-use change is one of the main drivers of many environmental change processes. It influences the basic resources of land use, including the soil. Its impact on soil often occurs so creepingly that land managers hardly contemplate initiating ameliorative or counterbalance measures. Poor lan...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Springer Complete
Other Authors: Braimoh, Ademola K. Vlek, Paul L. G.
Format: eBook
Published:Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008.
Table of Contents:
  • Impact of land use on soil resources / Ademola K. Braimoh, Paul L.G. Vlek
  • Soil organic carbon dynamics and land-use change / Pete Smith
  • Land-use change and global food production / Navin Ramankutty, Jonathan A. Foley, Nicholas J. Olejniczak
  • Soil erosion and conservation in global agriculture / Hans Hurni [and others]
  • Soil erosion studies in northern Ethiopia / Lulseged Tamene, Paul L.G. Vlek
  • Soil degradation under irrigation / Paul L.G. Vlek, Daniel Hillel, Ademola K. Braimoh
  • Nutrient and virtual water flows in traded agricultural commodities / Ulrike Grote, Eric T. Craswell, Paul L.G. Vlek
  • The lesson of Drente's "Essen": soil nutrient depletion in sub-Saharan Africa and management strategies for soil replenishment / Henk Breman, Bidjokazo Fofana, Abdoulaye Mando
  • Soil quality and methods for its assessment / Diego de la Rosa, Ramon Sobral
  • The impact of urbanization on soils / Peter J. Marcotullio, Ademola K. Braimoh, Takashi Onishi.