Conservation Agriculture

Global Prospects and Challenges

Hardback
February 2014
9781780642598
More details
  • Publisher
    CABI
  • Published
    6th February 2014
  • ISBN 9781780642598
  • Language English
  • Pages 424 pp.
  • Size 6.75" x 9.5"
$253.40

The book covers the spread of conservation agriculture (CA) to regions including Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Australia, Europe and emerging CA destinations in Asia and Africa. Topics covered include the various components of CA, and how their individual and combined implementation influence productivity, soil health and environmental quality under diverse edaphic and climatic conditions. The book will be useful to teachers, researchers, extensionists, farmers, and students interested in environmental quality.

Foreword - José Graziano da Silva
Preface
Contributors
Abbreviations
1. Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture: Global Status, Prospects and Challenges
2. Conservation Agriculture in the USA
3. Conservation Agriculture in Brazil
4. Conservation Agriculture on the Canadian Prairies
5. Conservation Agriculture in Australian Dry-land Cropping
6. Conservation Agriculture in Europe
7. Conservation Agriculture in South-East Asia
8. Conservation Agriculture in China
9. Conservation Agriculture in Central Asia
10. Conservation Agriculture in West Asia
11. Conservation Agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa
12. Conservation Agriculture in North Africa
13. Conservation Agriculture in West and Central Africa
14. Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa
15. Conservation Agriculture in Argentina
16. Summing up

Index

R. A. Jat

R. A. Jat

K. L. Sahrawat

K. L. Sahrawat

Amir H. Kassam

Amir H. Kassam is with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy and University of Reading, UK.