Soil Amendments for Sustainable Intensification

Wani, S P and Chander, G and Pardhasaradhi, G (2018) Soil Amendments for Sustainable Intensification. In: Soil Amendments for Sustainability: Challenges and Perspectives. Taylor & Francis, pp. 3-17. ISBN 9780815370772

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Maintaining proper soil health is one essential element of sustainable agriculture and safeguarding ecosystem services. Beyond rendering provisioning services like food, fiber and fuel supply, soils play a critical role in services like climate regulation, water quality and supply regulation through soil functions of regulation of greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions, filtration/buffering of substances in water, water infiltration and water flow in soil, etc. (FAO and ITPS 2015). Supporting cultural services and soil functions like nutrient cycling, soil formation, medium for seed/root growth and natural and cultural landscape diversity also depends on the state of soil health...

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Research Program : Asia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Soil Amendments, Sustainable Intensification, Soil Nutrients, Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Fertility, Soils
Subjects: Others > Soil
Others > Soil Science
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2018 10:48
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2018 04:54
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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