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Land and water degradation: Successful case studies in the Mediterranean

Land and water degradation in North Africa are adding stress to regions that are under pressure from global environmental change. Land degradation has resulted from population growth as well as soil…

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Soil Fertility Management

This chapter discusses soil fertility and soil organic matter as the foundation of sustainable agriculture. Shifting cultivation refers to a practice in which farmers burn an area, farm until…

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GHG Mitigation in Agriculture, Part 1

In this chapter, Petr Havlik presents the challenges with respect to climate change mitigation in the agricultural sector. Agriculture and land use must reduce direct emissions from agriculture,…

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