Soil Management Guidelines for Sustainable Cropping

Author(s): Ross Shepherd


Colour photos, 26pp, 295x210mm, Healthy soil is productive soil and the keys to maintaining soil health can be found in this full colour booklet. Devised by experienced Landcare Research soil scientists, it is a practical, easy to follow manual which will help farmers and vegetable growers manage their soils sustainably. Visual soil assessment methods are given as a tool to gauge the soil condition. Best soil management practices are suggested to achieve and maintain healthy soil. Issues covered include machinery compaction, erosion and loss of soil organic matter. The booklet is concluded by a useful summary of take home messages.


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General Fields

  • : 9780478093384
  • : Manaaki Whenua Press
  • : Manaaki Whenua Press
  • : November 2000
  • : 295mm X 210mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 26
  • : colour photographs
  • : Ross Shepherd