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Arid Lands

Today And Tomorrow, 1st Edition

By Charles Hutchinson

Routledge

1,436 pages

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Description

This book represents the efforts of scientists and other individuals who, through their various disciplines, are addressing the problems of and opportunities presented by the arid lands of the world.

Table of Contents

1. Plenary Sessions 2. Climate 3. Underutilized Plants 4. Irrigation and Water Management 5. Biosphere Reserves 6. Water Policy 7. Animal Resources 8. Desert Ecology 9. Crop Physiology and Agronomy 10. Urban Environments 11. Desertification 12. Land Intensification 13. Ecology of Nomadie Turkana Pastoralists 14. Halophytes 15. Reclamation 16. Small-Scale Water Management 17. Culture and Demography 18. Soils 19. General Geography 20. Range Management 21. Economic Development 22. New Crops 23. Desert Riparian Systems and Reclamation 24. Concluding Remarks

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General