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Managing Organic Matter in Tropical Soils - Scope and Limitations

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ISBN-10: 1402004559

ISBN-13: 9781402004551

Edition: 2001

Authors: Christopher Martius, Holm Tiessen, Paul L. G. Vlek

List price: $179.99
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The understanding of processes governing organic matter in the tropics is documented in this book, and critical gaps in knowledge and management are explored for a readership of resource scientists, economists and advanced students.
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List price: $179.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 236
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Holm Tiessen is director of the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) and professor on leave from the Georg-August Universit+t of G_ttingen, Germany. nbsp; Gerhard Breulmann, a terrestrial ecologist, is science officer at the IAI in S#227;o Jos_ dos Campos, Brazil. nbsp; Mike Brklacich is professor of geography and environmental studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and chairs the IAI's scientific advisory committee. nbsp; R#244;mulo S. C. Menezes is assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Energy at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.

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The role and function of organic matter in tropical soils
Soil organic carbon sequestration in tropical areas. General considerations and analysis of some edaphic determinants for Lesser Antilles soils
(Tropical) soil organic matter modelling: problems and prospects
The role of soil microorganisms in soil organic matter conservation in the tropics
SOM management in the tropics: Why feeding the soil macrofauna?
Management of organic matter in the tropics: translating theory into practice
Critical aspects of organic matter management in the tropics - example India
Problems with and local solutions for organic matter management in Vietnam
Organic matter turnover and management in low input agriculture of NE Brazil
Management of soil organic matter in semi-arid Africa for annual cropping systems
Soil management under no-tillage systems in the tropics with special reference to Brazil
Soil organic carbon management for sustainable land use in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa
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Organic matter management for soil conservation and productivity restoration in Africa: a contribution from Francophone research
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