Soil Erosion, Conservation, and Rehabilitation

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CRC Press, Nov 7, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 424 pages
Discusses the latest information regarding the processes and mechanisms responsible for runoff and erosion by water in arable lands--detailing state-of-the-art water and soil conservation methods. Elucidates the rehabilitation of agricultural lands depleted by human activity.
 

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Contents

Rainfall Analysis
23
Soil Characteristics and Aggregate Stability
41
Splash and Detachment by Waterdrops
61
FORMS OF EROSION
125
Padam Prasad Sharma
153
SOIL LOSS AND RUNOFF ESTIMATION
169
Runoff Estimation on Agricultural Fields
203
Common Soil and Water Conservation Practices
239
Soil Stabilizers
267
Soil Rehabilitation
301
Reclamation of SaltAffected Soil
315
Reclamation of SodicAffected Soils
353
Impact of Crop Rotation and Land Management
375
Index
399
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