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Principles of Sustainable Soil Management in Agroecosystems

edited by Rattan Lal and B.A. Stewart
Format
Book
Published
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2013.
Language
English
Series
Advances in soil science
Advances in soil science (Boca Raton, Fla.)
ISBN
9781466513464 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1466513462 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Principles of soil management / Rattan Lal
  • Marginality principle / Jerry L. Hatfield and Lois Wright Morton
  • Principles of soil management in neotropical savannas: The Brazilian Cerrado / Yuri L. Zinn and Rattan Lal
  • Facts and myths of feeding the world with organic farming methods / Bobby A. Stewart, Xiaobo Hou, and Sanjeev Reddy Yalla
  • Building upon traditional knowledge to enhance resilience of soils in sub-Saharan Africa / M. Tenywa, J. Y. K. Zake, and Rattan Lal
  • Soil fertility as a contingent rather than inherent characteristic: considering the contributions of crop-symbiotic soil microbiota / Norman Uphoff ... [et al.]
  • Human dimensions that drive soil degradation / Tomas M. Koontz ... [et al.]
  • Managing soil organic carbon concentration by cropping systems and fertilizers in the north China plain / Jin Qing, Xiangbin Kong, and Rattan Lal
  • Global extent of land degradation and its human dimension / Ephraim Nkonya ... [et al.]
  • Cost-benefit analysis of soil degradation and restoration / Fred J. Hitzhusen and Sarah E. Kiger
  • Spiritual aspects of sustainable soil management / B.C. Ball
  • Theological and religious approaches to soil stewardship / Gregory E. Hitzhusen, Gary W. Fick, and Richard H. Moore
  • Traditional knowledge for sustainable management of soils / B. Venkateswarlu, Ch. Srinivasarao, and J. Venkateswarlu
  • Sustainable soil management is more than what and how crops are grown / Amir Kassam ... [et al.]
  • Mining of nutrients in African soils due to agricultural intensification / Eric T. Craswell and Paul L. G. Vlek
  • Carbon sink capacity and agronomic productivity of soils of semiarid regions of India / Ch. Srinivasarao ... [et al.]
  • Soil renewal and sustainability / Richard M. Cruse ... [et al.]
  • Organic carbon sequestration potential and the co-benefits in China's cropland / Genxing Pan ... [et al.]
  • Soil management for sustaining ecosystem services / Rattan Lal and Bobby A. Stewart.
Description
xvi, 552 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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