ISBN-10:
1402004559
ISBN-13:
9781402004551
Pub. Date:
01/31/2002
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Managing Organic Matter in Tropical Soils: Scope and Limitations: Proceedings of a Workshop organized by the Center for Development Research at the University of Bonn (ZEF Bonn) - Germany, 7-10 June, 1999 / Edition 1

Managing Organic Matter in Tropical Soils: Scope and Limitations: Proceedings of a Workshop organized by the Center for Development Research at the University of Bonn (ZEF Bonn) - Germany, 7-10 June, 1999 / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781402004551
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/31/2002
Series: Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences , #93
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. The management of organic matter in tropical soils: What are the priorities? C. Martius, et al.
2. The role and function of organic matter in tropical soils; E.T. Craswell, R.D.B. Lefroy.
3. Soil organic carbon sequestration in tropical areas. General considerations and analysis of some edaphic determinants for Lesser Antilles soils; C. Feller, et al.
4. (Tropical) soil organic matter modelling: problems and prospects; H. van Keulen.
5. The role of soil microorganisms in soil organic matter conservation in the tropics; D.S. Powlson, et al.
6. SOM management in the tropics: Why feeding the soil macrofauna? P. Lavelle, et al.
7. Management of organic matter in the tropics: translating theory into practice; C.A. Palm, et al.
8. Critical aspects of organic matter management in the tropics - example India; J.C. Katyal, et al.
9. Problems with and local solutions for organic matter management in Vietnam; N. The Dang, C. Klinnert.
10. Organic matter turnover and management in low input agriculture of NE Brazil; H. Tiessen, et al.
11. Management of soil organic matter in semi-arid Africa for annual cropping systems; F. Ganry, et al.
12. Soil management under no-tillage systems in the tropics with special reference to Brazil; P. Machado, C.A. Silva.
13. Soil organic carbon management for sustainable land use in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa; A. Bationo, A. Buerkert.
14. Soil organic carbon (SOC) management for sustainable productivity of cropping and agro-forestry systems in Eastern and Southern Africa; S. Nandwa.
15. Organic matter management for soil conservation and productivity restoration in Africa: a contribution from Francophone research; E. Roose, B. Barthès.
16. Preserving tropical soil organic matter at watershed level. A possible contribution of urban organic wastes; C. Binder, N. Patzel.
17. Social, economic and policy dimensions of soil organic matter management in sub-Sahara Africa: challenges and opportunities; E.T. Ayuk.
18. Farmer's view on soil organic matter depletion and its management in Bangladesh; M.Z. Hossain.
19. Farmers' perceptions and management of soil organic matter – a case study from West Africa; C. Quansah, et al.
20. Organic matter management in family agriculture of semiarid Paraiba, Brazil; L.M. da Silveira, et al.
21. Organic soil fertility management in family agriculture of Zimbabwe; H. Tiessen, et al.
22. Terra-Aqua Vitae: The role of land and water in supporting civilization; D. Hillel.

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