I. Arnon's Agriculture in Dry Lands: Principles and Practice PDF

By I. Arnon

ISBN-10: 0444889124

ISBN-13: 9780444889126

all through heritage, guy has, through over-use, always decreased the efficient capability of dry lands. This degradation of one-third of the land quarter of the globe is, regrettably, expanding. in recent times, international curiosity has grew to become to the issues of toxins of our surroundings and the approaching foodstuff scarcity as global inhabitants grows explosively. hence the eye of overseas and different agricultural our bodies has became to the necessity for holding and constructing extra successfully the rural strength of those areas.

This e-book offers a accomplished evaluation of current wisdom of the agriculture of dry lands, with designated emphasis on measures for holding their traditional assets. administration practices are defined which goal at optimizing productiveness of rainfed and irrigated agriculture with out opposed results on sustainability. Land use within the dry areas, and its evolution all through historical past is defined and analysed, and the teachings to be learnt from damaging applied sciences are under pressure. specifically, present proposals for an alternate agriculture are mentioned and their justification is puzzled. it is a generalist paintings, which experts may also locate fascinating, not just of their personal self-discipline yet as a concise method of acquainting themselves with the cutting-edge in linked fields. expanding specialisation with every one self-discipline utilizing its personal vocabulary leads unavoidably to conversation difficulties, and the necessity for multi-disciplinary groups makes inter-discipline conversation indispensible.

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