New PDF release: Dryland Management: Economic Case Studies (Environmental and

By John A. Dixon,David E. James,Paul B. Sherman

Drylands are a giant a part of the world's in all probability arable land. they range from the hyper-arid areas of the vintage deserts of Africa and Asia to the extra universal semi-arid and sub-humid parts that aid extensive
agricultural structures depending on rainfall or irrigation.

Following their profitable and leading edge paintings The Economics of Dryland administration the editors have assembled twenty case stories from 9 international locations within the continents of Africa, Asia, North the US and Australia. they assist to discover extra absolutely the prices of land degradation and illustrate the economics of reclamation, rehabilitation and prevention. The situations during this publication current a wealthy, various and readable survey of quite a lot of drylands and their resources.

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