Agroforestry for the Management of Waterlogged Saline Soils by Jagdish Chander Dagar, Paramjit Minhas PDF

By Jagdish Chander Dagar, Paramjit Minhas

ISBN-10: 8132226577

ISBN-13: 9788132226574

ISBN-10: 8132226593

ISBN-13: 9788132226598

Land degradation because of salinity and waterlogging is an international challenge afflicting approximately a billion hectares and endangering the meals protection of at the very least seventy five nations. because the social, fiscal and environmental charges of on and/off-farm reclamation innovations are excessive, agroforestry is now rising as a possible instrument, not just for arresting salinity and waterlogging, but additionally for different environmental companies like mitigating weather switch, sequestering carbon and restoring biodiversity. This book addresses the important concerns, rules and practices with regards to rehabilitation utilizing agroforestry and comprises many site-specific case reviews from a few of the world’s common catchments. Written by way of prime researchers, the ebook is a needs to, not just for scientists whose learn pursuits lie in soil salinity, waterlogging and poor-quality waters, but additionally coverage makers, environmentalists, scholars, and educationists alike. extra importantly, it contributes to reversing the salinity traits and making sure the livelihoods of resource-poor farming households dwelling in those harsh agro-ecosystems.

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