1 edition of Soil conservation in the Pacific found in the catalog.
Soil conservation in the Pacific
Pacific Science Congress (10th 1961 Honolulu, Hawaii)
|Series||Tenth Pacific Science Congress series|
|Contributions||National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||57|
Soil conservation Hardcover – January 1, by Norman Hudson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Norman Hudson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). Soil conservation is the prevention of loss of the top most layer of the soil from erosion or prevention of reduced fertility caused by over usage, acidification, salinization or other chemical soil contamination.. Slash-and-burn and other unsustainable methods of subsistence farming are practiced in some lesser developed areas. A sequel to the deforestation is typically large scale erosion.
Statutes (ORS) The Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Program, in the NRPA at ODA, is tasked with providing this oversight and other assistance to the conservation districts (See Chapter 9 for more on this relationship). The Oregon Soil and Water Conservation District Guidebook. Book: Grasses and legumes for soil conservation in the Pacific northwest. pp pp. Abstract: This is a valuable publication for reference purposes. The plants plants Subject Category: Organism NamesCited by: 7.
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Soil and water conservation in the Pacific Northwest. One of 1, books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United : E. Rowalt. Grasses and Legumes for Soil Conservation in the Pacific Northwest Paperback – January 1, Author: US Department of Agriculture.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rowalt, E.M. Soil and water conservation in the Pacific Northwest. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept.
of Agriculture, soil, and it must help to improve, or at least to maintain, the productive capacity of the soil. Most of the cropping systems generally in use in the past inthe intermountain zone of the Pacific Northwest failed to meet these requirements. Most of the precipitation in this area falls between October and May.
During. The rapidity with which soil is lost under cultivation in the Northwest is being measured in a series of plots at the erosion experiment station at Pullman, Wash. The soil at the station is Palouse silt loam.
Each of a series of plots on a percent slope is protected by steel Author: E. Rowalt. of the soil. The ideal arrangement is to put all land under fence, but on the far-flung low-capacity ranges of the Northwest fencing often involves a large capital investment.
Within the conservation project areas ranchers are coming to use drift fences, to hold cattle back from moving on to unready range. Cattle,Author: E. Rowalt.
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.
Features of the third edition of this internationally recognised textbook include: New material on gully erosion, tillage practices, erosion risk assessment, use of /5(4). Soil and Water Conservation Society. SW Ankeny Road Ankeny, IA P: F: P: F: Email Us. Regional Gender Strategy and Action Plan – for Asia and the Pacific.
This illustrated manual focuses on soil conservation. It explains erosion and then covers methods and techniques for erosion control and improving the soil with fallow, manures, crop rotation, fertilizers and compost.
70 Years of FAO () This book. Pacific Conservation Biology provides a forum for discussion about regional conservation problems; debate about priorities and mechanisms for conservation oriented biological research; and dissemination of the results of relevant research.
Read more about the journal More. Editor-in-Chief: Mike Calver. Publishing Model: Access options available. page: Soil and water conservation in the Pacific Northwest. Page: iv, 59 p.: ill., 1 map ; 23 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project and was provided to UNT Digital Library by the UNT Author: E.
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Open Library. Soil Conservation Service. Pacific Southwest Region (page images at HathiTrust) Erosion in the Palouse: a summary of the Palouse River basin study. ([Washington]: Dept. of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, ), by United States.
Soil Conservation Service, Statistics United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Soil and water conservation research in the Pacific Northwest.
Washington, D.C.: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Soil Conservation Service. Soil and water conservation in the Pacific northwest. [Washington, U.S. Govt. This volume is suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in understanding the principles of soil conservation and management.
The book is also useful for practitioners, extension agents, soil conservationists, and policymakers as an important reference material. Risks to soil biodiversity on the islands of the South Pacific Article in Pacific Conservation Biology 20(3)– October with 40 Reads How we measure 'reads'.
History of Soil Survey. Historical Soil Classification Documents. Soil Conservation Survey Handbook (; PDF; MB) “A Digital Collection of Selected Historical Publications on Soil Survey and Soil Classification in the United States of America” Soil Survey Manuscripts (historical and current).
Book Description. 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 es include:new material on gully erosion, tillage practices, erosion risk assessment, use of erosion models, incentives for farmers and Price Range: $ - $ Get this from a library.
Soil and water conservation research in the Pacific Coast Region. [United States. Agricultural Research Service. Soil and Water Conservation Research Division.;] -- An effective soil and water conservation program must be based on sound technical information. Research has provided this pool of knowledge.
Practices now being applied reflect the results gleaned. Gardening in the Pacific Northwest, by regional gardening experts Paul Bonine and Amy Campion, is comprehensive, enthusiastic, and accessible to gardeners of all levels. It features information on site and plant selection, soil preparation and maintenance, and basic design principles/5(28).Soil conservation and watershed management in Asia and the Pacific.
[Asian Productivity Organization.;] "Report of the APO Seminar on Soil Conservation and Watershed Management held in Taipei from 4 to 11 November (SEM)"--Title page verso. # Soil conservation--Pacific Area\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Before conservation tillage systems came into use in the Pacific Northwest, water conservation frequently was achieved only through tillage.
This helped to stabilize yields, but at a high cost to the soil by: 9.