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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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Product Description

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.


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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