Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword or section
Like this
4Activity

Table Of Contents

Soil degradation by continent
Causes of soil degradation
Components of soil
Humus
Soil characterization
Erosion and deposition
Erosion
Types of soil erosion
Erosion: A global problem
Soil conservation
Preventing soil degradation
Crop rotation
Contour farming
Intercropping
Terracing
Shelterbelts
Irrigation
Waterlogging and salinization
Improved irrigation
Recent soil conservation laws
But biocontrol is risky
Integrated pest management (IPM)
Genetic modification of food
Genetic engineering uses recombinant DNA
Transgenes and biotechnology
Genetic engineering vs. traditional breeding
Socioeconomic and political concerns about
GM products
Europe vs. America
Viewpoints: Genetically modified foods
Preserving crop diversity
Seed banks preserve seeds, crop varieties
Animal agriculture: Livestock and poultry
Feedlot agriculture
Feedlot agriculture: Environmental impacts
Food choices = energy choices
Grain feed input for animal output
Land and water input for animal output
Benefits of aquaculture
Sustainable agriculture
Organic farming
Industrialized agriculture
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
desertification

desertification

Ratings: (0)|Views: 1,020 |Likes:
Published by rajalashmi_a

More info:

Published by: rajalashmi_a on Aug 16, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PPT, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

01/28/2013

pdf

text

original

You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 5 to 71 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 76 to 81 are not shown in this preview.

Activity (4)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
Mohd Azmi liked this
Lorser liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->