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WATER CONSERVATION TECHNIQUES ON SMALL PLOTS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS TO ENHANCE RAINFALL USE EFFICIENCY, FOOD SECURITY, AND SUSTAINABLE CROP PRODUCTION
TECHNIQUES ON SMALL PLOTS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS TO ENHANCE RAINFALL USE EFFICIENCY, FOOD SECURITY, AND SUSTAINABLE CROP PRODUCTION WATER CONSERVATION TECHNIQUES ON SMALL PLOTS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS TO ENHANCE RAINFALL USE ... , sunflower and dry beans. An empirical stress model termed "Crop Yield Prediction for Semi-Arid Areas" (CYP-SA) was developed to enable long-term yield predictions to be made. The ...
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Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) Project
Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) Project Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) Project Under existing conditions (of externally driven ... systems. It was agreed that initially, the initiative would focus on agropastoralists in arid and semi-arid areas with the view of using the lessons learned from this experience to ...
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Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
China’s Pearl River Delta, Bangladesh and Egypt," said Robert Watson ... the global mean. "We will see a drier summer in arid and semi-arid areas which will make water management much more difficult in the ... millions of people living in island states and low-lying coastal areas. The rise would be primarily due to thermal expansion and ...
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Environmental Restoration: Understanding Disturbance
Southwest there are no undisturbed areas. Characterizing disturbances on sites Disturbance effects on sites are many and pervasive ... of semi-arid areas. Proc. Ecological Society of Australia 3:28-38. Iverson, R.M., B.S. Hinckley, R.M. Webb and B. Hallet. 1981. Physical effects of vehicular disturbance on arid landscapes ...
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Arid and semi-arid lands: Characteristics and importance
In the semi-arid areas agricultural harvests are likely to be irregular, although grazing is satisfactory (Goodin & Northington, 1985). In Africa north of the equator, arid ...
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NOWRA - National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association
They provide services in urban and rural areas and effectively solve problems found in unusual situations and difficult locations. In this era ... . The recycling component in this system supports the water resources management goals in many arid areas of the Country. NOWRA’s framework defines how it will implement programs and plans ...
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Direct seeding - the natural solution for revegetating arid lands
Sahel and other hot arid areas. Problems associated with the monoculture of annuals Land degradation ... ). These are species that grow naturally in the semi-arid and arid areas of Africa. The improvement in fertility is due to one ... as the most suitable method to re-introduce them into arid areas. Direct seeding was selected because irrigation and/or plant ...
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Refugia for Biological Diversity in Arid and Semi-Arid Australia: Contents
Publications You are here: Environment home > Biodiversity > Publications Refugia for Biological Diversity in Arid and Semi-arid Australia Biodiversity Series, Paper No. 4 Biodiversity Unit S.R. Morton, J. Short ... F. Griffin and G. Pearce: Identifying zones of sustained herbage greenness as refugia in arid and semi-arid areas 18.1. Introduction 18.2. Methods 18.3. Results 18.4. Conclusions 19. ...
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Directory of arid lands research institutions 1995
Agricultural Research in the Arid Areas ...
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Environmental Restoration: Soil Pitting to Improve Arid Land Revegetation
Pitting without seeding has led to mixed success in the Southwest. In degraded areas with limited seedbanks seeding should be done along with the pitting. A broadcast seeder ... the preferred method for treating large areas of degraded lands and construction impacted soils. Further Reading: Bainbridge, D.A. 1997. Soil pitting; a technique to improve arid land revegetation. SDSU Soil ...
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