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Improving Soil Health
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Improving Soil Health (Hardback)

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Improving soil health is increasingly seen as the foundation for 'climate-smart' and more sustainable crop production based on agroecological principles.

Improving soil health provides a comprehensive coverage of recent research on the effects of different management strategies on the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils. The collection offers an assessment of the key management strategies implemented as a means for improving soil health, crop yields and ecosystem productivity, including zero tillage, intercropping, crop rotation, cover crops and organic amendments.

Edited by Professor William Horwath, University of California-Davis, USA, Improving soil health will be a standard reference tool for researchers in soil and crop science, government and other agencies

monitoring the health of agricultural soils, companies providing soil monitoring and management services and farmers wishing to further their knowledge on the latest developments in soil monitoring.

Natural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgricultural scienceNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgronomy & crop productionNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingSustainable agricultureScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereSoil science, sedimentology Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited Publication Date: 26/10/2021 ISBN-13: 9781786766700  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dr William Horwath is Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry and J. G. Boswell Endowed Chair in Soil Science at the University of California-Davis, USA, where he is also Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Farming Systems Project. He is the current chair of the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources at the university. Professor Horwath is Editor of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Journal and is a Fellow of the SSSA. He has published widely on measuring and improving soil health.

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