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Combating Desertification in Asia, Africa and the Middle by G. Ali Heshmati, Visit Amazon's Victor R. Squires Page,

By G. Ali Heshmati, Visit Amazon's Victor R. Squires Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Victor R. Squires,

This ebook is set the ‘how’ of desertification regulate instead of an research of the ‘why’ and fills a spot within the desertification-related literature in that it indicates what to do in occasions starting from solving cellular sands to arresting speeded up soil erosion in sloping lands. there are lots of illustrations to teach the profitable techniques.
This compilation demonstrates that desertification and land degradation might be managed and reversed with present thoughts in such generally various environments because the Sahel of Africa to Sri Lanka and the Philippines in SE Asia, from mountains in Lesotho to low lands on wilderness margins in Mongolia. confirmed ways comprise technical interventions, alterations in governance and to the legislative framework and coverage reform. The ebook fills a niche within the desertification-related literature in that it indicates what to do in occasions starting from solving cellular sands to arresting sped up soil erosion in sloping lands.

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Desertification in China should not include original desert such as sandy desert, rocky of gravel desert (gobi), salt desert, wind-erosion related yardang relief and frigid desert resulting from purely natural factors. The inclusion of the hyper-arid areas (deserts) distorts the nature of the problem of desertification and its control and reversal in China. 6 million km2 . It is 5,200 km wide from east to west and 5,500 km long from north to south. It consists of a number of provincial-level administrative regions including two special administrative regions, four municipalities directly under the central government.

CABI Publishing, Wallingford Squires VR, Yang Youlin (2010) Historical degradation episodes in China: socio-economic forces and their interaction with rangeland grazing systems since the 1950s. In: Victor Squires, Xinshi Lu, Qi Lu, Wang Tao, Youlin Yang (eds) Degradation and recovery in the pastoral lands of China. CABI, Wallingford, pp 16–29 Squires VR, Yang Youlin, Jin LS, Squires V, Kim Kyung soo, Park Hyhe-min (2011) Introduction. In: Yang Youlin, Jin LS, Squires V, Kim Kyung soo, Park Hyhe-min (eds) Combating desertification and land degradation: proven practices from Asia and the Pacific.

1 Performance indicators of native and introduced of C3 /C4 tree and shrubs species under saline conditions in Kyzul Kum .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Areas of problem soils in Myanmar . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 284 Extent of water erosion within the dry zone of Myanmar . . . . 299 Rate of soil erosion under different levels of soil cover . . . . . 2 The four major climate types in The Philippines .

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