Soil resources depletion is a widespread, direct threat to the sustainability of agricultural production. Dramatic changes in soil management concepts are needed to counter the threat. This manual proposes options for such changes, addressing a very broad variety of topics related to agricultural land management ranging from chemical and physical attributes of soils, soil management concepts, mechanization and tillage, mulching and green manure, erosion control and water resources management, to concepts of participative transfer of technologies.System for the evaluation of land for its suitability for agricultural use This system was first proposed by Bennema et al. ... with mechanization based on animal traction or tractors used exclusively for brush clearance and initial tillage operations.
|Title||:||Manual on Integrated Soil Management and Conservation Practices|
|Publisher||:||Food & Agriculture Org. - 2000-01-01|