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Conservation agriculture and soil carbon sequestration: between myth and farmer reality
Human efforts to produce ever-greater amounts of food leave their mark on the environment. Persistent use of conventional farming practices based on extensive tillage, especially when combined with removal or in situ burning ...
Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2008
This book is the result of the hard work of 8 CIMMYT trainees who participated in the visiting scientist 2008 Conservation Agriculture Course: "Laying the groundwork for sustainable and productive cropping systems". During ...
How to evaluate cropping management practices: the cook book
Soil compaction is a form of physical soil degradation where an increase in soil bulk density, and a decline in percentage and stability of aggregates as well as porosity and pore continuity, is verified (Kooistra and ...