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Environmental Management In Tropical Agriculture

1st Edition

By Robert Goodland

CRC Press

248 pages

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Addressing the problem of the high cost of agricultural development in tropical regions, this book summarizes the environmental concerns associated with tropical agriculture. The authors highlight major environmental hazards confronted in tropical agriculture and suggest specific management options that could be used to reduce or avoid them. The fi

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Introduction -- Food Crops -- Rice -- Maize, Sorghum, and Millet -- Legumes, Oilseeds, and Vegetables -- Cassava and Other Root Crops -- Cash Crops -- Coffee and Tea -- Cocoa -- Sugar Cane -- Tobacco -- Cotton -- Oil Palm -- Rubber -- Forestry -- Animal Protein -- Large Livestock: Cattle and Buffalo -- Small Livestock -- Freshwater Fisheries -- Marine Fisheries -- Production Factors -- Biocides in the Environment -- Integrated Pest Management -- Tsetse Control in Livestock Projects -- Irrigation -- Energy in Agriculture -- Weed Control -- Water Weed Control -- Conserving Biological and Genetic Diversity -- Soil Erosion -- Epilogue: The Future

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General