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Water saving techniques for plant growth; Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Water Saving Techniques for Plant Growth, Ghent, Belgium, September 17-19, 1990 (English) Verplancke, H.J.W.(ed.) De Strooper, E.B.A.(ed.) De Boodt, M.F.L.(ed.)  In: NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series. Series E. Applied Sciences (NATO), v. 217 / Dordrecht (Netherlands), Kluwer Academic Pubs. in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Div. , 1992 , 251 p.
Accession No: 331538, ISBN 0-7923-1851-X , Call No: 631.6 V591 (LIB)
Descriptors: SOIL WATERPLANT PRODUCTIONWATER CONSERVATION; DESERTIFICATION; EVAPOTRANSPIRATION; MODELS; PLANT WATER RELATIONS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; WATER MANAGEMENT; CROPS; SOIL CONDITIONERS; SOIL MANAGEMENT; WATER RESOURCES; IRRIGATION
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Soil tillage in Africa: needs and challenges (English) In: FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO), no. 69 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 1993 , 104 p.
Accession No: 347483, Job No: T1696 , Fiche No: 347483-503 , ISBN 92-5-103442-7 , Call No: S238 47 ENG.ED (LIB) Field library: FAOCV, 17/69 FAO; LOWA, 52 storage SoilsBull #69; FAOSFE, 631.51.021F731; SAFR, 53SOI
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESOIL MANAGEMENT
Geographic coverage: AFRICA
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Runoff control by basin tillage techniques (English) Morin, J.,   (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem (Israel). Inst. of Earth Sciences)  In: Soil tillage in Africa: needs and challenges ; FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO) , no. 69 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 1993, p. 19-26
Accession No: 347489, Job No: T1696 , Fiche No: 347483-503 , ISBN 92-5-103442-7
Descriptors: RUNOFF WATEREROSION CONTROLCONSERVATION TILLAGE; SOIL MANAGEMENT; WATER EROSION
Full text: English 

The challenge of tillage development in African agriculture (English) Ofori, C.S.,   In: Soil tillage in Africa: needs and challenges ; FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO) , no. 69 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 1993, p. 77-82
Accession No: 347497, Job No: T1696 , Fiche No: 347483-503 , ISBN 92-5-103442-7
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGE; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT; CROP YIELD; SEMIARID ZONES; SUBHUMID ZONES
Geographic coverage: AFRICA
Full text: English 

Conservation tillage for increased crop production (English) Opara-Nadi, O.A.,   (Imo State Univ., Okigwe (Nigeria). Coll. of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine)  In: Soil tillage in Africa: needs and challenges ; FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO) , no. 69 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 1993, p. 83-93
Accession No: 347499, Job No: T1696 , Fiche No: 347483-503 , ISBN 92-5-103442-7
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGECROP YIELD; EROSION; RUNOFF WATER; WATER STORAGE; EVALUATION; SOIL MANAGEMENT
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Development and adoption of conservation tillage practices in Zimbabwe (English) Elwell, H.A.,   (Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Harare (Zimbabwe))  In: Soil tillage in Africa: needs and challenges ; FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO) , no. 69 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 1993, p. 129-165
Accession No: 347503, Job No: T1696 , Fiche No: 347483-503 , ISBN 92-5-103442-7
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESOIL MANAGEMENT; FARMING SYSTEMS; PLOUGHING; EROSION CONTROL; TRAINING; EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
Geographic coverage: ZIMBABWE
Full text: English 

Conservation tillage in temperate agroecosystems (English) Carter, M.R.(ed.)  / Boca Raton, FL (USA), Lewis Pub. , 1994 , 400 p.
Accession No: 352884, ISBN 0-87371-571-3 , Call No: 631.5 C24 (LIB)
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGEFARMING SYSTEMSTEMPERATE ZONES; CROPPING SYSTEMS; CULTIVATION; SOIL CONSERVATION; INNOVATION ADOPTION
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Anais (Portuguese) Seminario sobre Cultivo Minimo do Solo em Florestas, 1, Curitiba (Brazil),6-9 Jun 1995 / Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria, Colombo (Brazil). Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Florestas; Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais, Piracicaba (Brazil) , 1995 , 162 p.
Accession No: 354382, Call No: 634.92 Em7 (LIB)
Descriptors: MINIMUM TILLAGEFOREST SOILSFOREST PLANTATIONS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; SOIL MANAGEMENT; SOIL FERTILITY; SILVICULTURE
Geographic coverage: BRAZIL
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Tillage systems in the tropics: management options and sustainability implications (English) Lal, R. In: FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO), no. 71 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 1995 , 224 p.
Accession No: 359845, Job No: V9781 , Fiche No: 359845 , ISBN 92-5-103776-0 , Call No: S238 47 ENG.ED (LIB) Field library: FAOCV, 17/71 FAO; LOWA, 52 SoilsBull #71; FAOSRL, 631.4 LAL; FAOSFE, 631.51.021L151; SAFR, 53TIL
Descriptors: TILLAGESOIL MANAGEMENTTROPICAL ZONES; LAND USE; EROSION; FARMING SYSTEMS; CROPPING SYSTEMS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; SUSTAINABILITY; RESEARCH
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Developing sustainable cropping systems for the Brazilian savannas (English) Spehar, C.R.,   (Centro de Pesquisa Agropecuaria dos Cerrados, Planaltina (Brazil). Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria) Souza, P.I.M.,   In: Moist savannas of Africa: potentials and constraints for crop production; Proceedings of an IITA/FAO Workshop held from 19-23 September 1994 Cotonou, Republic of Benin Kang, B.T.  (ed.) Akobundu, I.O.  (ed.) Manyong, V.M.  (ed.) Carsky, R.J.  (ed.) Sanginga, N.  (ed.)  / International Inst. of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan (Nigeria); FAO, Rome (Italy) , 1995, p. 325-356
Accession No: 363641, Fiche No: 363607-641 , ISBN 978-131-098-7
Descriptors: CROPPING SYSTEMSSOIL FERTILITYSAVANNAS; CLIMATE; SOIL TYPES; VEGETATION; SOIL CONSERVATION; CONSERVATION TILLAGE
Geographic coverage: BRAZIL
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Transferencia de labranza de conservacion para maiz de temporal en Jalisco; Memoria del taller, 11-13 de Marzo de 1996, Gualdalajara, Jalisco (Spanish) Scopel, E.(ed.)  / Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City (Mexico) , 1997 , 83 p.
Accession No: 368112, ISBN 968-6923-84-5 , Call No: 631.5 Sco31 (LIB)
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGETECHNOLOGY TRANSFERMAIZEZEA MAYS
Geographic coverage: MEXICOJALISCO
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Conservation farming: handbook for small holders in regions I and II, Zambia (English) FAO, Rome (Italy). Field Operations Div. , 1997 , 57 p.
Accession No: 379165, Document type: FIELD DOCUMENT, HANDBOOK Project: Integrated Crop Management Food Legume Programme, Zambia, ZAM/92/003 , Report No: FAO-TCO--ZAM/92/003
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGEFARMING SYSTEMSSOIL CONSERVATION
Geographic coverage: ZAMBIA
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Making each and every farmer count: Participation in agricultural engineering projects (English) Lloyd-Laney, M.(ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Support Systems Div.; FAO, Harare (Zimbabwe); Swedish International Development Authority, Stockholm (Sweden) , 1998 , 55 p.
Accession No: 385933, Project: Farm-Level Applied Research Methods in East and Southern Africa (FARMESA), RAF/334/SWE Report No: FAO-AGS--GCP/RAF/334/SWE , Job No: W7302 , ISBN 92-5-104069-9 , Call No: 631.3 L77 (LIB) Field library: SAFR, 04 LLO; LOWA, 04
Descriptors: FARM EQUIPMENTAPPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGYSOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESSROLE OF WOMENDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; ANIMAL POWER; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; CRIBS; SHEA NUTS; BIOGAS; GHANA; KENYA; SUDAN; TANZANIA; ZIMBABWE
Geographic coverage: AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA
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Conservation tillage: a contribution for sustainable agriculture (English) Sommer, C.,  Lindstrom, M.,   In: Sustainable agriculture for food, energy and industry: strategies towards achievement; Proceedings of the International Conference held in Braunschweig, Germany, June 1997 El Bassam, N.  (ed.) Behl, R.K.  (ed.) Prochnow, B.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy); , 1998, p. 265-269
Accession No: 387053, ISBN 1-873936-76-1
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESOIL CONSERVATIONSUSTAINABILITY
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A new approach to appropriate tillage and planting techniques for sustainable agriculture in developing countries (English) Scheidtweiler, T.W.,   In: Sustainable agriculture for food, energy and industry: strategies towards achievement; Proceedings of the International Conference held in Braunschweig, Germany, June 1997 El Bassam, N.  (ed.) Behl, R.K.  (ed.) Prochnow, B.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy); , 1998, p. 370-376
Accession No: 387091, ISBN 1-873936-76-1
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGEPLANTINGCULTIVATIONANIMAL POWERSUSTAINABILITY; MAIZE
Geographic coverage: EAST AFRICA
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Role of winter legume cover and conservation tillage in sustainable tomato production (English) Singh, B.P.,  Sainju, U.M.,   In: Sustainable agriculture for food, energy and industry: strategies towards achievement; Proceedings of the International Conference held in Braunschweig, Germany, June 1997 El Bassam, N.  (ed.) Behl, R.K.  (ed.) Prochnow, B.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy); , 1998, p. 730-736
Accession No: 387223, ISBN 1-873936-76-1
Descriptors: LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUMCROPPING SYSTEMSCOVER PLANTSCONSERVATION TILLAGESUSTAINABILITY; VICIA VILLOSA; CONVENTIONAL TILLAGE; ZERO TILLAGE; TOMATOES; CROP YIELD
Geographic coverage: USA
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Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes (English) Benites, J.(ed.) Chuma, E.(ed.) Fowler, R.(ed.) Kienzle, J.(ed.) Molapong, K.(ed.) Nyagumbo, I.(ed.) Steiner, K.(ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.(ed.) Manu, J.(ed.)  ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe),22-27 Jun 1998 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998 , v. 1-2
Accession No: 391099,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESUSTAINABILITY; SOIL DEGRADATION; FOOD SECURITY
Geographic coverage: ZIMBABWEAFRICA
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Experiences with conservation tillage practices in Southern and Eastern Africa: a regional perspective; Theme 1: technologies in conservation tillage (English) Nyagumbo, I.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Benites, J.  (ed.) Chuma, E.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Steiner, K. van Veenhuizen, R.  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 73-86
Accession No: 391101,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESOIL CONSERVATIONWATER CONSERVATION; PLANT PRODUCTION; LOSSES FROM SOIL; WEED CONTROL
Geographic coverage: SOUTHERN AFRICAEAST AFRICA
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Available technologies in conservation tillage; Theme 1: technologies in conservation tillage (English) Brunner, E.,  Mariki, W.,  Elwell, H.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Benites, J.  (ed.) Chuma, E.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Nyagumbo, I.  (ed.) Steiner, K.  (ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 87-92
Accession No: 391103,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESMALL FARMSFOOD CROPS; MULCHING; RIDGING; CONVENTIONAL TILLAGE; CASE STUDIES
Geographic coverage: TANZANIA
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Approaches for enhancing the dissemination of conservation tillage into smallholder farming; Theme 2: Approaches in conservation tillage (English) Muliokela, S.W.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Benites, J.  (ed.) Chuma, E.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Nyagumbo, I.  (ed.) Steiner, K.  (ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 93-98
Accession No: 391105,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESMALL FARMS; RESEARCH; SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS; DIFFUSION OF INFORMATION; DEFORESTATION; POPULATION GROWTH
Geographic coverage: ZAMBIA
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Experiences with participatory approaches in the development and dissemination of conservation tillage; Theme 2: Approaches in conservation tillage (English) Chuma, E.,  Murwira, K.,  Hagmann, J.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Benites, J.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Nyagumbo, I.  (ed.) Steiner, K.  (ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 99-116
Accession No: 391107,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGEWATER CONSERVATIONFOOD SECURITY; LOSSES FROM SOIL; SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS; ON-FARM RESEARCH; EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
Geographic coverage: ZIMBABWE
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The role of the private sector in enhancing conservation tillage practices in Africa; Theme 3: Socio-economic and institutional frame condition of conservation tillage (English) Findlay, J.B.R.,  Haag, W.L.,  Boa-Amponsem, K.,  Descous, M.,  Rass, G.,  Modestus, W.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Benites, J.  (ed.) Chuma, E.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Nyagumbo, I.  (ed.) Steiner, K.  (ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 129-137
Accession No: 391113,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGEPRIVATE SECTORSOIL CONSERVATIONWATER CONSERVATIONPLANT PRODUCTIONSMALL FARMS; EROSION; DROUGHT; RUNOFF WATER; SOIL DEFICIENCIES
Geographic coverage: AFRICA
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Overcoming constraints in the adoption of conservation tillage practices (English) Benites, J.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Chuma, E.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Nyagumbo, I.  (ed.) Steiner, K.  (ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 219-226
Accession No: 391117,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESUSTAINABILITYFOOD SECURITYZERO TILLAGECONSTRAINTS; SMALL FARMS; CONVENTIONAL TILLAGE; MANPOWER; ANIMAL POWER; SOIL MANAGEMENT; TILLAGE EQUIPMENT; PLANTING EQUIPMENT; CULTIVATION EQUIPMENT; TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; RESEARCH
Geographic coverage: BRAZILLATIN AMERICA
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Conservation tillage or residue conservation? a brief evaluation of crop residue management in Mexico (English) Erenstein, O.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Benites, J.  (ed.) Chuma, E.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Nyagumbo, I.  (ed.) Steiner, K.  (ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 263-270
Accession No: 391125,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGECROP RESIDUESSOIL MANAGEMENT; SOIL CONSERVATION; WATER CONSERVATION; BIOMASS
Geographic coverage: MEXICO
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Conservation tillage for the protection of soil quality and sustainability in the Pacific region (English) Choudhary, M.A.,   In: Proceedings. - Pt. 1: Workshop report. - Pt. 2: Annexes ; International Workshop on Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture, Harare (Zimbabwe), 22-27 Jun 1998 Benites, J.  (ed.) Chuma, E.  (ed.) Fowler, R.  (ed.) Kienzle, J.  (ed.) Molapong, K.  (ed.) Manu, J.  (ed.) Nyagumbo, I.  (ed.) Steiner, K.  (ed.) van Veenhuizen, R.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1998, v. 2: p. 271-277
Accession No: 391127,
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESOIL FERTILITYSUSTAINABILITY; NATURAL RESOURCES; SOIL ORGANIC MATTER; SOIL MICROORGANISMS; LEY FARMING
Geographic coverage: PACIFIC ISLANDSOCEANIA
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Manual on integrated soil management and conservation practices; Manual based on the Training Course: Soil Management and Conservation: Efficient Tillage Methods for Soil Conservation, Ibadan, Nigeria, 21 April - 1 May 1997 (English) In: FAO Land and Water Bulletin (FAO), no. 8 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div.; FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Support Systems Div.; International Inst. of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan (Nigeria) , 2000 , 227 p.
Accession No: 393209, Document type: HANDBOOK , Job No: X4799 , ISBN 92-5-104417-1 , ISSN 1024-6703 , Call No: S238 170 (LIB) Field library: FAOCV, 10 FAO; SAFR, 57 FAO; LOWA, 50 Land&WaterBull #8; FAOSRL, 631.4 MAN; FAOSFE, 631.4F734
Descriptors: SOIL MANAGEMENTSOIL CONSERVATIONCONSERVATION TILLAGE; TILLAGE EQUIPMENT; SOIL CHEMICOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES; RUNOFF; WATER EROSION; TERRACES; EROSION CONTROL; GREEN MANURES; SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS
Geographic coverage: LATIN AMERICAAFRICA
Related language versions: French  Spanish
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Manual: Seguimiento y evaluacion de actividades conservacionistas (Spanish) Steverlynck, R.R.,  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Dept. de Montes , 1996 , 8 p.
Accession No: 393755, Document type: FIELD DOCUMENT Project: Proyecto Inter-Regional para la Participacion en la Conservacion y Desarrollo de las Tierras Altas, INT/542/ITA , Report No: FAO-FO--GCP/INT/542/ITA
Descriptors: RESOURCE MANAGEMENTSOIL CONSERVATIONEROSION CONTROLCROP ROTATIONENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTCONSERVATION TILLAGE
Geographic coverage: BOLIVIA
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Manual de practicas integradas de manejo y conservacion de suelos; Basado en el Curso de Capacitacion sobre el Manejo y Conservacion de Suelos, dictado en el IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria, 21 de abril - 1 de mayo de 1997 (Spanish) In: Boletin de Tierras y Aguas de la FAO (FAO), no. 8 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Fomento de Tierras y Aguas; FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Sistemas de Apoyo a la Agricultura; Instituto Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Ibadan (Nigeria) , 2000 , 232 p.
Accession No: 396441, Document type: HANDBOOK , Job No: X4799 , ISBN 92-5-304417-9 , ISSN 1020-8127
Descriptors: SOIL MANAGEMENTSOIL CONSERVATIONCONSERVATION TILLAGE; TILLAGE EQUIPMENT; SOIL CHEMICOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES; RUNOFF; WATER EROSION; TERRACES; EROSION CONTROL; GREEN MANURES; SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS
Geographic coverage: LATIN AMERICAAFRICA
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The impact of conservation tillage on the productivity and stability of maize cropping systems: a case study in Western Mexico (English) Jourdain, D.Scopel, E.Affholder, F. In: CIMMYT Economics Working Paper (Mexico), no. 2001-02 / International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City (Mexico) , 2001 , 20 p.
Accession No: 394972, ISSN 0258-8587 , Call No: S2194 5 no.2001-02 (LIB)
Descriptors: MAIZEZEA MAYSPLANT PRODUCTIONPRODUCTION FACTORSCONSERVATION TILLAGE; CROPPING SYSTEMS; SMALL FARMS; INNOVATION ADOPTION; INPUT OUTPUT ANALYSIS; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Geographic coverage: CENTRAL AMERICAMEXICO
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Manuel de pratiques integrees de gestion et de conservation des sols; Manuel base sur le Cours de Formation sur la Gestion et la Conservation des sols, IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria, 21 avril - 1 er mai 1997 (French) In: Bulletin des Terres et des Eaux de la FAO, no. 8 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Div. de la Mise en Valeur des Terres et des Eaux; FAO, Rome (Italy). Div. des Systemes de Soutien a l'Agriculture; Institut International d'Agriculture Tropicale, Ibadan (Nigeria) , 2000 , 208 p.
Accession No: 401021, Document type: HANDBOOK , Job No: X4799 , ISBN 92-5-204417-5 , ISSN 1607-808X , Call No: S238 170 (LIB) Field library: FAOCV, 10 FAO; FAORLEB, 8Land&water (1); FAOSFE, 631.4F738
Descriptors: SOIL MANAGEMENTSOIL CONSERVATIONCONSERVATION TILLAGE; TILLAGE EQUIPMENT; SOIL CHEMICOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES; RUNOFF; WATER EROSION; TERRACES; EROSION CONTROL; GREEN MANURES; SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS
Geographic coverage: LATIN AMERICAAFRICA
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Soil management and conservation for small farms; Strategies and methods of introduction, technologies and equipment (English) De Freitas, V.H. In: FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO), no. 77 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 2000 , 74 p.
Accession No: 401647, Job No: X8484 , ISBN 92-5-104499-6 , ISSN 0253-2050 , Call No: S238 47 ENG.ED (LIB) Field library: FAOCV, 17/77 FAO; LOWA, 52 SoilsBull #77; FAOSRL, 631.4 DEF; FAOSFE, 631.6.02F881
Descriptors: SOIL MANAGEMENTSOIL CONSERVATIONSMALL FARMSGREEN MANURESAPPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGYCONSERVATION TILLAGE; RURAL DEVELOPMENT; EXTENSION ACTIVITIES; WATERSHED MANAGEMENT; SOCIAL PARTICIPATION; CROP ROTATION
Geographic coverage: BRAZIL
Related language versions: Spanish
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Conservation agriculture. Case studies in Latin America and Africa (English) In: FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO), no. 78 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 2001 , 69 p.
Accession No: 403047, Job No: Y1730 , ISBN 92-5-104625-5 , ISSN 0253-2050 , Call No: S238 47 ENG.ED (LIB) Field library: FAOCV, 17/78 FAO; SAFR, 57 FAO; LOWA, 52 SoilsBull #78; FAOLA, S238 09 SoilBull No. 78
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSCONSERVATION TILLAGECROPPING SYSTEMSSOIL CONSERVATIONENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTCOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT; LAND RESOURCES; LAND MANAGEMENT; SOIL MANAGEMENT; WATER POLLUTION; ZERO TILLAGE; CASE STUDIES; INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Geographic coverage: LATIN AMERICAAFRICA
Related language versions: Spanish
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Zero tillage development in tropical Brazil: The story of a successful NGO activity (English) Landers, J.N. In: FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin (FAO), no. 147 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Support Systems Div. , 2001 , 68 p.
Accession No: 443325, Job No: Y2638 , ISBN 92-5-104672-7 , ISSN 1010-1365 , Call No: S238 55 ENG.ED (LIB) Field library: FAOLA, S238 01 AgriServBull No. 148; FAOSRL, 631 LAN; FAOSFE, 631.151L241
Descriptors: ZERO TILLAGECONSERVATION TILLAGEINNOVATION ADOPTIONDIFFUSION OF INFORMATIONENVIRONMENTAL POLICIESNONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
Geographic coverage: BRAZIL
Related language versions: Spanish
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Manejo del suelo en pequenas fincas; Estategias y metodos de introduccion, technologias y equipos (Spanish) De Freitas, V.H. In: Boletin de Suelos de la FAO (FAO), no. 77 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Fomento de Tierras y Aguas , 2000 , 74 p.
Accession No: 401649, Job No: X8484 , ISBN 92-5-104499-3 , ISSN 1020-0657 , Call No: S238 47 ENG.ED (LIB)
Descriptors: SOIL MANAGEMENTSOIL CONSERVATIONSMALL FARMSAPPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGYGREEN MANURESCONSERVATION TILLAGE; RURAL DEVELOPMENT; EXTENSION ACTIVITIES; WATERSHED MANAGEMENT; SOCIAL PARTICIPATION; CROP ROTATION
Geographic coverage: BRAZIL
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Conservation tillage, a study on adoption constraints and biophysical properties in semi-arid Tanzania (English) Molin, J.Aastroem, A. In: Minor Field Studies - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, International Office (Sweden), no. 168 / Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala (Sweden). Internationella Enheten , 2001 , 48 p.
Accession No: 398424, ISSN 1402-3237 , Call No: S485 19 no.168 (LIB)
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGEEROSION CONTROLSOIL CONSERVATION; SOIL WATER BALANCE; SUSTAINABILITY; PILOT FARMS; SURVEYS
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONESTANZANIA
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Agricultura de conservacion. Estudio de casos en America Latina y Africa (Spanish) In: Boletin de Suelos de la FAO (FAO), no. 78 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Fomento de Tierras y Aguas , 2002 , 84 p.
Accession No: 409445, Job No: Y1730 , ISBN 92-5-304625-2 , ISSN 1020-0657
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSCONSERVATION TILLAGECROPPING SYSTEMSSOIL CONSERVATIONENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTCOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT; LAND RESOURCES; LAND MANAGEMENT; SOIL MANAGEMENT; WATER POLLUTION; ZERO TILLAGE; CASE STUDIES; INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Geographic coverage: LATIN AMERICAAFRICA
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The economics of conservation agriculture (English) FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 2001 , 73 p.
Accession No: 410235, Document type: WEB RESOURCE , Job No: Y2781 , ISBN 92-5-104687-5 , Call No: 338:63 F737(E) (LIB) Field library: RLC, L/553 c.1/c.2; SAFR, 00 FAO; LOWA, 60; FAOSRL, 330.34:631 ECO; FAOMZ, 00090U
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSFARM MANAGEMENTAGRICULTURAL RESOURCESRESOURCE MANAGEMENTSUSTAINABILITYCOST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; SOIL CONSERVATION; WATER CONSERVATION; CROP YIELD; CULTIVATION
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Economie de l'agriculture de conservation (French) FAO, Rome (Italy). Div. de la Mise en Valeur des Terres et des Eaux , 2003 , 67 p.
Accession No: 405247, Document type: WEB RESOURCE , Job No: Y2781 , ISBN 92-5-204687-9 , Call No: 338:63 F737(F) (LIB) Field library: FAOLA, 338.18 F73 (F); FAOSFE, 338.43O33
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSFARM MANAGEMENTAGRICULTURAL RESOURCESRESOURCE MANAGEMENTSUSTAINABILITYCOST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; SOIL CONSERVATION; WATER CONSERVATION; CROP YIELD; CULTIVATION
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Environmentally sustainable food security and micro-income opportunities in the dry zone, Myanmar. Project findings and recommendations (English) FAO, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific; FAO, Rome (Italy). Sustainable Development Dept. , 2003 , 62 p.
Accession No: 414571, Document type: TERMINAL REPORT Project: Environmentally Sustainable Food Security and Micro Income Opportunities in the Dry Zone, Myanmar, MYA/99/006 , Report No: FAO-SD--DP/MYA/96/006 Field library: RAP, M591/ 2003- 4
Descriptors: ARID ZONESCONSERVATION TILLAGESUSTAINABILITYSOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTRURAL COMMUNITIESFARM INCOMEFOOD SECURITYENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONSOCIAL PARTICIPATION; RURAL DEVELOPMENT; RESOURCE CONSERVATION; TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; ARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: MYANMAR
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Los aspectos economicos de la agricultura de conservacion (Spanish) FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Fomento de Tierras y Aguas , 2003 , 75 p.
Accession No: 405135, Document type: WEB RESOURCE , Job No: Y2781 , ISBN 92-5-304687-2 , Call No: 338:63 F737(S) (LIB) Field library: RLC, L/880 c.1/c.2
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSFARM MANAGEMENTAGRICULTURAL RESOURCESRESOURCE MANAGEMENTSUSTAINABILITYCOST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; SOIL CONSERVATION; WATER CONSERVATION; CROP YIELD; CULTIVATION
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Optimizing soil moisture for plant production. The significance of soil porosity (English) Shaxson, F.Barber, R. In: FAO Soils Bulletin (FAO), no. 79 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 2003 , 107 p.
Accession No: 405333, Job No: Y4690 , ISBN 92-5-104944-0 , ISSN 0253-2050 , Call No: S238 47 ENG.ED (LIB) Field library: FAOCV, 17/79 FAO; SAFR, 53 SHA; LOWA, 52 SoilsBull #79; AGL, 405333; FAOLA, S238 09 SoilBull No. 79; FAOSRL, 631.4 SHA; FAOSFE, 631.432.2S22
Descriptors: SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIESSOIL WATER MOVEMENTSOIL WATER CONTENTSOIL PORE SYSTEMPLANT SOIL RELATIONS; HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES; WATERSHEDS; RAIN; SOIL FERTILITY; SOIL CONSERVATION; DROUGHT STRESS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE
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The economics of conservation agriculture [The economics of conservation agriculture]. (Arabic) FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div. , 2004 , 73 p.
Accession No: 416295, Job No: Y2781 , ISBN 92-5-604687-3
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSFARM MANAGEMENTAGRICULTURAL RESOURCESRESOURCE MANAGEMENTSUSTAINABILITYCOST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; SOIL CONSERVATION; WATER CONSERVATION; CROP YIELD; CULTIVATION
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Desarrollo de la siembra directa en el Brasil tropical. La historia de las actividades exitosas de una ONG (Spanish) Landers, J.N. In: Boletin de Servicios Agricolas de la FAO (FAO), no. 147 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Sistemas de Apoyo a la Agricultura , 2004 , 67 p.
Accession No: 418523, Job No: Y2638 , ISBN 92-5-304672-4 , ISSN 1020-4334
Descriptors: ZERO TILLAGECONSERVATION TILLAGEINNOVATION ADOPTIONDIFFUSION OF INFORMATIONENVIRONMENTAL POLICIESNONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
Geographic coverage: BRAZIL
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Paraguay financial and economic implications of no-tillage and crop rotations compared to conventional cropping systems (English) Sorrenson, W.J. In: FAO Investment Centre Occasional Paper Series (FAO), no. 9 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Investment Centre Div.; Soil Fertility Initiative, Rome (Italy) , 1997 , 1 website
Accession No: 420155, Document type: WEB RESOURCE , Job No: AE368
Descriptors: TILLAGEZERO TILLAGECROP ROTATIONCROPPING SYSTEMSCONSERVATION TILLAGESUSTAINABILITY
Geographic coverage: PARAGUAY
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Optimizacion de la humedad del suelo para la produccion vegetal. El significado de la porosidad del suelo (Spanish) Shaxson, F.Barber, R. In: Boletin de Suelos de la FAO (FAO), no. 79 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Fomento de Tierras y Aguas , 2005 , 111 p.
Accession No: 422901, Job No: Y4690 , ISBN 92-5-304944-8 , ISSN 1020-0657 , Call No: S238 47 SP.ED (LIB)
Descriptors: SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIESSOIL WATER MOVEMENTSOIL WATER CONTENTSOIL PORE SYSTEMPLANT SOIL RELATIONS; HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES; WATERSHEDS; RAIN; SOIL FERTILITY; SOIL CONSERVATION; DROUGHT STRESS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE
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Regards sur l'agriculture de conservation en Afrique de l'ouest et du centre et ses perspectives; Contribution au 3eme Congres Mondial d'Agriculture de Conservation, Nairobi, octobre 2005 (conference electronique) (French) Congres Mondial d'Agriculture de Conservation, 3, Nairobi (Kenya),3-7 Oct 2005 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Div. de la Mise en Valeur des Terres et des Eaux , 2005 , 101 p.
Accession No: 425953, Job No: J6952 Field library: AGL, 425955-425961
Descriptors: SOIL CONSERVATIONSOIL MANAGEMENTRECLAMATIONCROPPING SYSTEMSAGRICULTURAL RESOURCESAGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; COVER PLANTS; CROP ROTATION; SUSTAINABILITY; WATER CONSERVATION; DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Geographic coverage: WEST AFRICACENTRAL AFRICAFRANCOPHONE AFRICA
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Utilisation du mucuna et du zai mecanique dans la rehabilitation des sols et l'amelioration des revenus des exploitations agricoles du Burkina Faso (French) Barro, A.,  Zougmore, R.,  Maraux, F.,   In: Regards sur l'agriculture de conservation en Afrique de l'ouest et du centre et ses perspectives; Contribution au 3eme Congres Mondial d'Agriculture de Conservation, Nairobi, octobre 2005 (conference electronique) ; Congres Mondial d'Agriculture de Conservation, 3, Nairobi (Kenya), 3-7 Oct 2005 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Div. de la Mise en Valeur des Terres et des Eaux , 2005, p. 27-37
Accession No: 425955, Job No: J6952
Descriptors: SOIL MANAGEMENTRECLAMATIONMUCUNASORGHUMSOIL IMPROVEMENTSUBSOILERSCROPPING SYSTEMS; CONSERVATION TILLAGE; SOIL CONSERVATION; COVER PLANTS; FARM INCOME
Geographic coverage: BURKINA FASOSAHEL
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L'agriculture de conservation en Afrique francophone de l'ouest et du centre: etat des lieux, enjeux et defis (French) Djamen, P.,  Maraux, F.,  Ashburner, J.,  Triomphe, B.,  Kienzle, J.,   In: Regards sur l'agriculture de conservation en Afrique de l'ouest et du centre et ses perspectives; Contribution au 3eme Congres Mondial d'Agriculture de Conservation, Nairobi, octobre 2005 (conference electronique) ; Congres Mondial d'Agriculture de Conservation, 3, Nairobi (Kenya), 3-7 Oct 2005 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Div. de la Mise en Valeur des Terres et des Eaux , 2005, p. 63-76
Accession No: 425961, Job No: J6952
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSCONSERVATION TILLAGESOIL CONSERVATIONINNOVATION ADOPTIONAGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT; DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Geographic coverage: WEST AFRICACENTRAL AFRICAFRANCOPHONE AFRICA
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Conservation farming. A strategy for improved agricultural and water productivity among smallholder farmers in drought-prone environments (English) Rokcstrom, J.,  Steiner, K.,   In: Preparing for the next generation of watershed management programmes and projects, Africa; Proceedings of the African Regional Workshop ; Watershed Management and Sustainable Mountain Development Working Paper (FAO) , no. 8; African Regional Workshop on Preparing the Next Generation of Watershed Management Programmes, Nairobi (Kenya), 8-10 Oct 2003 Swallow, B.  (ed.) Tennyson, L.  (ed.) Achouri, M. Tennyson, L.  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Forest Resources Div. , 2005, p. 91-101
Accession No: 426699, Job No: A0380 , Call No: S238 196 (LIB; FOL) Field library: FAOLA, S238 09 WateMana&SustPape No. 8
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMSWATER MANAGEMENTWATER USECONSERVATION TILLAGEDROUGHT; CASE STUDIES; WATER HARVESTING
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Conservation tillage in Zimbabwe: evaluation of several techniques for the development of sustainable crop production systems in smallholder farming (English) Vogel, H.M.Hurni, H.(ed.)  In: Geographica Bernensia - African Studies Series (Switzerland), no. A11 / Bern Univ. (Switzerland). Inst. of Geography , 1994 , 150 p.
Accession No: 414466, ISBN 3-906290-91-3 , Call No: 631.5 V86 (LIB)
Descriptors: CONSERVATION TILLAGESUSTAINABILITYPLANT PRODUCTION; SMALL FARMS; DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Geographic coverage: ZIMBABWE
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