Soil Erosion, Conservation, and Rehabilitation

Soil Erosion, Conservation, and Rehabilitation

by Agassi
     
 

Discusses the latest information regarding the processes and mechanisms responsible for runoff and erosion by water in arable lands—detailing state-of-the-art water and soil conservation methods. Elucidates the rehabilitation of agricultural lands depleted by human activity.See more details below

Overview

Discusses the latest information regarding the processes and mechanisms responsible for runoff and erosion by water in arable lands—detailing state-of-the-art water and soil conservation methods. Elucidates the rehabilitation of agricultural lands depleted by human activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824789848
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/07/1995
Series:
Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series, #46
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Soil erosion by water: basic factors and processes in soil erosion - infiltration and seal formation processes, rainfall analysis, soil characteristics and aggregate stability, splash and detachment by waterdrops, slope, aspect and surface storage, the effect of surface cover on infiltration and soil erosion; forms of erosion - interill erosion, rill and gullies erosion; soil loss and runoff estimation - soil loss estimation, runoff estimation in agricultural fields. Part 2 Soil conservation: common soil and water conservation practices; soil stabilizers. Part 3 Soil rehabilitation: reclamation of gullies and channel erosion; reclamation of salt affected soil; reclamation of sodic affected soils; impact of crop rotation and land management on soil erosion and rehabilitation.

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