Thumbnail Image

Introduction to Conservation Agriculture: principles and benefits








Also available in:
No results found.

Related items

Showing items related by metadata.

  • Thumbnail Image
    Book (stand-alone)
    Tillage systems for soil and water conservation
    FAO Soils Bulletin No. 54
    1984
    Also available in:
    No results found.

    The increasing world population is resulting in intensified cropping of the limited areas of arable land to provide the necessary food in some countries. Unless effective conservation practices are used, such intensive cropping tends to increase the loss of soil and water resources. This trend must be reversed. The objectives of the Soils Bulletin are to present the principles and practices if tillage systems for sustained food production and to create an awareness of the need to conserve the world?s soil water energy resources for future generations. Although energy is an integral part of tillage systems, the emphasis is on soil and water conservation. This bulletin emphasizes tillage systems for developing countries, but relies heavily on principles that have been developed throughout the world. The need for more research on conservation tillage in developing countries is stressed.
  • Thumbnail Image
    Book (stand-alone)
    Practice of Conservation Agriculture in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan 2016
    Also available in:

    The book summarizes and presents the information on possible ways to adopt Conservation Agriculture (CA) approaches under the conditions of the countries mentioned above and makes recommendations for their further promotion. The Guidelines cover such topics as the significance and current state of agriculture in the project countries, permanent raised-bed planting technologies, zero-tillage technologies, weed varieties and main measures to control them, crop rotation, overview of CA machinery an d equipment, and laser-assisted land levelling. The Guidelines target agricultural scientists, specialists, trainers, extension consultants and interested farmers. We hope that the information in these Guidelines will contribute to the promotion of CA, increase of productivity and sustainability in irrigated areas of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and other countries of Central Asia.
  • Thumbnail Image
    Document
    Cover crop species, with a special focus on legumes 2012
    Also available in:
    No results found.

    Conservation Agriculture (CA) is an approach to managing agro-ecosystems for improved and sustained productivity, increased profits and food security while preserving and enhancing the resource base and the environment.

Users also downloaded

Showing related downloaded files

No results found.