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2019

Arid Lands Today And Tomorrow

Routledge

Titre : Arid Lands Today And Tomorrow

Authors/Editors :  : Charles Hutchinson
Publisher  : Routledge
Date de parution September 13, 2019 1st edition
Pages : 1456

Description
This book represents the efforts of scientists and other individuals who, through their various disciplines, are addressing the problems of and opportunities presented by the arid lands of the world.

The international conference Arid Lands : Today and Tomorrow drew more than 400 participants from over 3 S countries to Tucson, Arizona, for one week in October of 19 8 S. The diversity of presenters, disciplines and subject matters addressed contributed to an interesting and informative conference. The papers presented in this volume represent the efforts of scientists and other individuals who, through their various disciplines, are addressing the problems of and opportunities presented by the arid lands of the world. A committee of five scientists reviewed for substance. relevance and their contribution to the conference the 284 abstracts that were submitted. They selected 146 for presentation at the conference and of those papers presented, 128 were received for inclusion in the proceedings

Table of Contents
1. Plenary Sessions 2. Climate 3. Underutilized Plants 4. Irrigation and Water Management 5. Biosphere Reserves 6. Water Policy 7. Animal Resources 8. Desert Ecology 9. Crop Physiology and Agronomy 10. Urban Environments 11. Desertification 12. Land Intensification 13. Ecology of Nomadie Turkana Pastoralists 14. Halophytes 15. Reclamation 16. Small-Scale Water Management 17. Culture and Demography 18. Soils 19. General Geography 20. Range Management 21. Economic Development 22. New Crops 23. Desert Riparian Systems and Reclamation 24. Concluding Remarks

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