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Conservation Agriculture
Language: en
Pages: 69
Authors: Alexandra Bot, José Benites, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Categories: Agricultural conservation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

The purpose of this publication is to show how conservation agriculture can increase crop production while reducing erosion and reversing soil fertility decline, improving rural livelihoods and restoring the environment in developing countries. Soil organic matter and biological activity in the rooting zone, stimulated by continual additions of fresh organic
The Economics of Conservation Agriculture
Language: en
Pages: 65
Authors: Alexandra Bot, José Benites, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Categories: Agricultural conservation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

Conservation agriculture aims to make better use of agricultural resources through the integrated management of available soil, water and biological resources, combined with limited external inputs. This study examines the financial and non-financial factors that affect the adoption and success of conservation agriculture at farm, national and global levels.
Tropical Crop-livestock Systems in Conservation Agriculture
Language: en
Pages: 92
Authors: John N. Landers, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

Conservation agriculture in the Brazilian tropics; Background; The Cerrado biome; The Amazon biome; History of zero tillage in the tropical zones of Brazil; Conservation agriculture; How does conservation agriculture work?; Integrated crop-livestock systems with zero tillage; Dissemination of ICLZT technology; Livestock and annual crop production in wet-dry and humid-tropical Brazil;
Conservation Agriculture
Language: en
Pages: 665
Authors: Muhammad Farooq, Kadambot H. M. Siddique
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-03 - Publisher: Springer

Conservation agriculture—consisting of four components including permanent soil cover, minimum soil disturbance, diversified crop rotations and integrated weed management—is considered the principal pathway to sustainable agriculture and the conservation of natural resources and the environment. Leading researchers in the field describe the basic principles of conservation agriculture, and synthesize recent
Conservation Agriculture
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Ram A. Jat, Kanwar L. Sahrawat, Amir H. Kassam
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-13 - Publisher: CABI

The book covers the spread of conservation agriculture (CA) to regions including Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Australia, Europe and emerging CA destinations in Asia and Africa. ÿTopics covered include the various components of CA, and how their individual and combined implementation influence productivity, soil health and environmental quality under diverse edaphic