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Soil erosion and soil conservation in Zambia

Robinson, David A.

Soil erosion and soil conservation in Zambia

a geographical appraisal

by Robinson, David A.

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Published by Zambia Geographical Association in Lusaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Soil erosion -- Zambia.,
    • Soil conservation -- Zambia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby David A. Robinson.
      SeriesZambia Geographical Association occasional study ;, no. 9, Publication of the Zambian Environmental Trends and Issues Project ; no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS625.Z33 R62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p. :
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4439016M
      LC Control Number79100193

      Soil erosion is the displacement of the upper layer of soil, it is one form of soil natural process is caused by the dynamic activity of erosive agents, that is, water, ice (glaciers), snow, air (wind), plants, animals, and humans. Soil conservation. Prevention of soil erosion is also called conservation of soil. The soil erosion can be prevented by the following ways: 1. Afforestation. Planting new trees and plants is afforestation. We live because plants live. If the plants die, all living things will also die. Thus, whenever trees are cut down new trees should be planted.

      Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming explores these trials and the lessons learned from them. Copublished with the Soil and Water Conservation Society, this exhaustive text consists of the rewritten proceedings from the Society's conference held in Yangling, Shaanxi, China. Book Reviews Soil Erosion and Conservation, 2nd edn R P C Morgan Longman, f Harlow () pp paperback The text of this edition has been extensively revised and expanded, yet it comprises fewer pages than the earlier one, mainly through using a .

      “Principles of Soil Management and Conservation” comprehensively reviews the state-of-knowledge on soil erosion and management. It discusses in detail soil conservation topics in relation to soil productivity, environment quality, and agronomic production. It addresses the implications of soil. @article{osti_, title = {Soil erosion and conservation}, author = {El-Swaify, S.A. and Moldenhauer, W.C. and Lo, A.}, abstractNote = {This is a review of worldwide land degradation problems. Four themes are emphasized: delineating and estimating the magnitude of soil erosion, quantifying erosion and sedimentation impacts on land productivity, establishing quantitative values for erosion.


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the soil causing capping/hard pan which encourages run off and interferes with crop emergence; • Ridging: moving soil backward and forward each year. Ridges are split each year and new ridges made in the previous furrow. If ridges are not made on the contour, erosion gullies formFile Size: KB.

Roy Morgan is Emeritus Professor in Soil Erosion Control in the National Soil Resources Institute (NSRI), Cranfield University, UK. He is a founder member and past President of the European Society for Soil Conservation and, before retirement, was the Deputy Director of NSRI/5(4).

Soil erosion has been an environmental concern in such countries as China and those bordering the Mediterranean Sea for millennia. In the United States the major impetus to scientific research on soil erosion and conservation came from Hugh Hammond Bennett, who led the soil conser-vation movement in the s and s.

We make available the scoreboard for soil erosion indicators including SDG Soil erosion indicator, CAP Context indicator. A recent publication proposes the use of those indicators for Soils map of the Republic of Zambia.

The Republic of Zambia. Atlas Sheet No. Download. Resource Type: National Soil Maps (EUDASM) Maps. Maps & Documents. About the Author. Roy Morgan is Emeritus Professor in Soil Erosion Control in the National Soil Resources Institute (NSRI), Cranfield University, UK. He is a founder member and past President of the European Society for Soil Conservation and, before retirement, was the Deputy Director of by: Soil Erosion Research Methods.

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Purchase Soil Erosion, Volume 10 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. In Zimbabwe, an 8-year study on soil erosion found mean annual erosion loads of t ha −1 year −1 in the conventionally ploughed treatment compared to t ha −1 year −1 with mulch ripping—a system with no soil inversion and residue cover (Munyati, ).Cited by: The USLE has been used in more than countries to guide conservation planning, assess soil erosion for conservation policy development, and estimate sediment yield.

It has helped to save millions of tons of soil, thus helping to the feed the world's population, and to protect the environment from sediment produced by soil erosion. Wind Erosion 1. The concern about global food security in relation to soil erosion and strategies for confronting the remaining problems in soil management and conservation are specifically addressed.

This volume is suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in understanding the principles of soil conservation and management. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The major factors that constrain semi-arid soil fertility and sustainable agriculture are low rainfall, low nutrient capital, moisture stress, soil erosion, high P fixation, high alkalinity, and. Soil Erosion and Conservation R. Morgan Soil Erosion and Conservation provides a comprehensive treatment of the processes of soil erosion, the methods that can be used for their control, and the issues involved in designing and implementing soil conservation programmes.

The papers in this volume deal with the degree and extent of soil erosion in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Three papers discuss past efforts and experience with soil conservation and their applications to today's conservation practices and policies. Views, experiences and examples from Zambia and Lesotho are presented.

One paper highlights the potential of agroforestry as a soil.Biography. Roy Morgan is Emeritus Professor in Soil Erosion Control in the National Soil Resources Institute (NSRI), Cranfield University, UK.

He is a founder member and past President of the European Society for Soil Conservation and, before retirement, was the Deputy Director of NSRI.The three societies invited them to present their results at a symposium on the impacts of soil erosion on crop productivity.

The book is an outgrowth of that symposium and recommended to those who must advise on and develop private practices and public policy dealing with soil conservation, land use, and crop production.

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