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Soil organic matter characterization in Bolivia and Ecuador
Organic matter stabilization is thought to be a process of physical protection and chemical recalcitrance. The determination of recalcitrant soil organic carbon (SOC) often relies on operational definitions provided by ...
Sustainable management of agro-ecological resources for tribal societies (SMARTS)
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2013)
The presentation provides as update up to September 2013 of the Sustainable Management Of Agroecological Resources For Tribal Societies (SMARTS) program under the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management ...
Creation and adaptation of direct seeding mulch based cropping systems for tropical upland in South-East Asia
In South East Asia, soaring demands for agricultural productions lead to increasing pressures on natural resources; soil degradation (erosion, organic matter mineralization, salinisation …), water pollution, forests clearings ...
Evaluación de la pérdida productiva y económica por la erosion hídrica en tres sistemas de producción en la microcuenca del río Alumbre, Provincia Bolívar, Ecuador
(Sociedad Ecuatoriana de la Ciencia del Suelo, 2010)
Paper discusses soil loss measurements from three different production systems in Ecuador and estimates the yield losses (and subsequent income losses) from this erosion.
LTRA 9 - Developing Sustainable Conservation Agricultural Production Systems for Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in Lesotho and Mozambique. During the presentation, each graduate student involved in the project gave a brief description of ...
CCRA-9 2014 update
This PowerPoint summarizes the research activities and findings of SANREM’s soil quality and soil carbon sequestration cross-cutting research activity. The presentation describes studies of soil carbon dioxide, GIS ...
Conservation agriculture as a potential pathway to better resource management, higher productivity, and improved socio-economic conditions in the Andean region
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in the Andes. It describes a mobile nitrogen index developed by the project. The presentation describes research results which ...
Improving crop productivity of smallholder farmers through conservation agricultural practices; key findings from Ghana and Mali
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in Ghana and Mali. The top six findings from each country are reported and described with detailed data. These research results ...
Smallholder adoption of Conservation Agriculture and GHG reduction potential in Mozambique and Lesotho
Current agricultural practices in Mozambique and Lesotho lead to localized externalities and systematic “macro” erosion. However, conservation agriculture, which promotes minimal tillage, intercropping, and maintaining a ...
Evapotranspiration and grain yields
This presentation explains the relationship between evapotranspiration and grain yields, suggesting methods for improving evapotranspiration in crops.