Agricultural Prairies: Natural Resources and Crop Productivity

Agricultural Prairies: Natural Resources and Crop Productivity

by K. R. Krishna

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771880503
Publisher: Apple Academic Press
Publication date: 01/14/2015
Pages: 514
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

K. R. Krishna received his PhD in agriculture from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India. Retired from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in India, he has been a cereals scientist in India and a visiting professor and research scholar at the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. Dr. Krishna is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Society for Precision Agriculture, the American Society of Agronomy, the Soil Science Society of America, the Ecological Society of America, and the Indian Society of Agronomy.

Table of Contents

Preface

The Great Plains of North America: Natural Resources, Prairie Crops, and Agricultural Productivity

Cerrados of Brazil: Natural Resources of Semi-Arid Prairies, Crops, and Productivity

The Pampas of South America: Natural Resources, Environment, and Crop Production

European Plains and Russian Steppes: Natural Resources, Environment, and Crop Productivity

Savannahs of West Africa: Natural Resources, Environment, and Crop Production

Prairies of South Asia: Natural Resources, Environment, and Crop Production

Steppes of Northeast China: Natural Resources, Environment, Crops, and Productivity

Agricultural Prairies and Man—Wither Bound?

Index

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