Soil Degradation, Conservation And Remediation by Khan Towhid OsmanSoil Degradation, Conservation And Remediation by Khan Towhid Osman

Soil Degradation, Conservation And Remediation

byKhan Towhid Osman

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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In view of the grave consequences of soil degradation on ecosystem functions, food security, biodiversity and human health, this book covers the extent, causes, processes and impacts of global soil degradation, and processes for improvement of degraded soils. Soil conservation measures, including soil amendments, decompaction, mulching, cover cropping, crop rotation, green manuring, contour farming, strip cropping, alley cropping, surface roughening, windbreaks, terracing, sloping agricultural land technology (SALT), dune stabilization, etc., are discussed. Particular emphasis is given to soil pollution and the methods of physical, chemical and biological remediation of polluted soils. This book will lead the reader from the basics to a comprehensive understanding of soil degradation, conservation and remediation.
Title:Soil Degradation, Conservation And RemediationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:237 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9402402802

ISBN - 13:9789402402803

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Table of Contents

Soil Resources and Soil Degradation.- Physical Deterioration of Soil.- Soil Erosion by Water.- Wind Erosion.- Chemical Soil Degradation.- Soil Pollution.- Index.