Agroforestry for the Management of Waterlogged Saline Soils by Jagdish Chander Dagar,Paramjit Minhas

By Jagdish Chander Dagar,Paramjit Minhas

Land degradation brought on by salinity and waterlogging is a world challenge afflicting approximately a billion hectares and endangering the nutrition defense of not less than seventy five nations. because the social, financial and environmental charges of on and/off-farm reclamation concepts are excessive, agroforestry is now rising as a possible device, not just for arresting salinity and waterlogging, but additionally for different environmental companies like mitigating weather switch, sequestering carbon and restoring biodiversity. This booklet addresses the very important matters, ideas and practices with regards to rehabilitation utilizing agroforestry and contains many site-specific case reports from some of the world’s average catchments. Written through prime researchers, the publication is a needs to, not just for scientists whose study pursuits lie in soil salinity, waterlogging and poor-quality waters, but in addition coverage makers, environmentalists, scholars, and educationists alike. extra importantly, it contributes to reversing the salinity traits and making sure the livelihoods of resource-poor farming households dwelling in those harsh agro-ecosystems.

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