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Soil and Water Conservation Handbook: Policies, Practices, Conditions & Terms.

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978 1 56022 330 6
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Soil and Water Conservation Handbook is a concise, compact encyclopedia of the policies, practices, conditions, and terms related to soil and/or water conservation.  This handy A-to-Z guide contains descriptions of more than 700 entries, presented in a practical, nontechnical format that is suitable for beginners as well as experts.  It is a ready reference source of information for researchers, extension agents, policymakers, academics, and anyone else concerned about soil and water conservation.

Contents:   

Agriculture, Animals,

Barriers, Best management practices, Brush,

Chemicals (Restrictions on use), Climate, Competition, Conservation, Construction activities other than agricultural, Contour, Crops, Cropping system/sequence, Crops,

Desertification, Desert torrent, Direct seeding, Drill/planter type, Dryland farming,

Earthworms, Environment, Eroded sites/conditions, Erodibility, Erosion, Erosion prediction, Erosivity, Evaporation, Exploitation of natural resources,

Farm size, Fences, Field length & width, Financial Aspects, Forest, Freeze-thaw cycle,

Genetic engineering, Genetics (improved crops), Governmental factors, Grass cover in planted crops,

Human factors, Herbicide-resistant crops,

Infiltrability, Infiltration, Information, Infrastructure, Irrigation,

Land, Latitude,

Managing, Mass movement, Mining, Mulch/mulching,

Natural disaster, Natural vegetation/native condition,

Percolation, Perennial grasses & other vegetation, Pests, Phreatophyte, Plant, Planting/seeder type,

Rangeland/grassland/pastures, Residues, Runoff,

Season, Sedimentation, Sediment-retention basin, Soil, Soils, Straw spreader, Stream erosion control, Stripper header, Sustainable agriculture,

Threshold value, Tillage, Traffic ruts, Transpiration,

Water control practices, Watershed, Water shortage, Water table fluctuation, Woodland,

Appendix: Common and Scientific Names of Plants, Animals, and Other Organisms, Index.


PW Unger, 2006, 248 p, soft.  (List: $37.95)  $35.00


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