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Analyzing ecological restoration strategies for water and soil conservation

to improve the understanding of the effect of the extent and position along the watershed of restored areas on soil and water conservation. This study aimed to understand how different restoration

Incorporating soil ecosystem services into urban planning: status, challenges and opportunities

services and indicators used in soil science in an urban context; and (3) inferring the main challenges and opportunities to integrate soil into urban planning.MethodsSeven urban plans and reports of world ... -related concepts. Secondly, the contribution of soil science to urban planning was assessed with an overview of case studies in the past decade that focus on soil-related ecosystem services in urban context

Modeling Soil Surface Roughness by Boolean Random Functions

France Laboratoire de Biométrie Castanet-Tolosan France Laboratoire de Science du Sol Avignon Cedex France 2014 In this paper the modeling of soil surface roughness by Boolean random functions is ... presented. The interest of this class of functions is to be able to model explicitly the cloddy aspect of the soil through the use of primary functions. From a statistical point of view, the height

Evaluating the Response of In Situ Moisture Conservation Techniques in Different Rainfall Distributions and Soil-Type Conditions on Sorghum Production and Soil Moisture Characteristics in Drought-Prone Areas of Northern Ethiopia

experiment conducted in clay loam soil revealed that conservation structures were significantly (p < 0.05) increasing all the agronomic data during the dry season but not in wet season. Tied ridge provided the ... grain yield of 1750 kg/ha and biomass yield of 1234 kg/ha during the wet season. With regard to soil moisture, the conservation practices were considerably maintaining the moisture level within allowable

Characterizing the phosphorus forms extracted from soil by the Mehlich III soil test

Vermont. Plant and Soil Science Dept ., Univ. Vermont. pdf. Verified 31 Jan 2018 3. McFarland M , Devlin D , Koenig R , Osmond D ( 2006 ... : Sims JT , Sharpley AN (eds) Phosphorus: agriculture and the environment . American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, Madison , pp 87 - 121 21. Shang C

A methodological approach to identify agro-biodiversity hotspots for priority in situ conservation of plant genetic resources

agro-biodiversity in which to set or enhance in situ conservation of plant genetic resources. These areas are identified using three criteria: Presence of Landrace diversity, Presence of wild species and ... : Indicators of Recent Declines. Science . 2010 ; 328 : 1164 ± 1168 . 1187512 PMID: 20430971 7. [Internet]. Wildlife Fund and Conservation International

Congo Basin peatlands: threats and conservation priorities

on paper by some form of conservation designation, the potential exists for hydrocarbon exploration, logging, plantations and other forms of disturbance to significantly damage the peatland ecosystems ... , Leicester LE1 7RH , UK 6 School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh , Edinburgh EH9 3FF , UK 7 UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre , 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL , UK 8 Wildlife

Impacts of integrated soil and water conservation programs on vegetation regeneration and productivity as indicator of ecosystem health in Guna-Tana watershed: evidences from satellite imagery

mitigate this problem, Ethiopian government has launched various soil and water conservation programs at different watersheds. Overall objective of this study was to analyze impacts of soil and water ... in soil and water conservation, the case of Gununo watershed, Southern Ethiopia . In: African crop science conference proceeding , vol 8 , pp 1541 - 1545 Wolde M , Mastewal Y ( 2013 ) Changes in woody

Effects of water and soil conservation works on runoff and sediment variation in the areas with high and coarse sediment yield of the middle Yellow River

The areas with high and coarse sediment yield of the middle Yellow River is well known for its severe erosion, high sediment yields. Since 1982 when the 8 key soil and water conservation harnessing ... considered that it was owing to the water and soil conservation works (WSCW), while others believed that it was caused by the rainfall variation, but this has not been quantified for the effect respectively

Comparative Biology of Cycad Pollen, Seed and Tissue - A Plant Conservation Perspective

integration of in situ and ex situ conservation programmes to better safeguard endangered cycads. ... from UK native orchid species . Annals of Botany 114 : 561 - 569 . Marler , P. N. , & T.E. Marler . 2015 . An assessment of red list data for the Cycadales . Tropical Conservation Science 8 : 1114 - 1125

Wetlands In a Changing Climate: Science, Policy and Management

strategies and policies reflecting an integrated understanding of both wetland and climate change science. Specific recommendations are made to capture synergies between wetlands and carbon cycle management ... :// Anderson MG , Barnett A ( 2017 ) Resilient coastal sites for conservation in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US. The Nature Conservancy , Eastern Conservation Science Anderson

Correction to: Changes in forest soil organic matter quality affected by windstorm and wildfire

National Agricultural and Food Centre-Soil Science and Conservation Research Institute , Regional Working Place Prešov, 08001 Prešov , Slovakia 2 Maria Jerzykiewicz 3 Faculty of Soil Science, Slovak

Seedling emergence response of rare arable plants to soil tillage varies by species

conservation and soil management strategies to prevent the decline of these species in agroecosystems. The objective of this research was to investigate the effect of soil cultivation with burial time on the ... adapted to regularly recurring soil disturbances for thousands of years [ 21 ]. With the appearance of herbicides, conservation tillage techniques such as no-till frequently replaced inversion tillage

Transport properties of soil particles in Sakiyamawan–Amitoriwan nature conservation area, Iriomote Island, Japan

The actual states of soil particle transport in and exchange between the Sakiyama and Amitori bays, Iriomote Island, Japan, were investigated using atmosphere–ocean–river observations and numerical ... conservation area; Sakiyama bay; Amitori bay; Soil particle; Coastal marine ecosystem; Environmental impact of assessment Background The Sakiyamawan–Amitoriwan nature conservation area, Iriomote Island, is the

Managing cropland and rangeland for climate mitigation: an expert elicitation on soil carbon in California

. SCF depends, to a great extent, on how soils are managed. Here, we summarize the results of an elicitation of soil science and carbon cycle experts aiming to characterize understanding of current SCF in ... experts in relevant fields, including biogeochemistry, soil science, conventional agriculture, conservation agriculture, rangelands, the carbon cycle, California ecosystems, and climate change. The

Long-term use of cover crops and no-till shift soil microbial community life strategies in agricultural soil

Reducing tillage and growing cover crops, widely recommended practices for boosting soil health, have major impacts on soil communities. Surprisingly little is known about their impacts on soil ... intensification in agriculture: premises and policies . Science . 2013 ; 341 : 33 ± 34 . 1234485 PMID: 23828927 4. Franzluebbers AJ . Will we allow soil carbon to feed our needs

Effects of soil and water conservation on vegetation cover: a remote sensing based study in the Middle Suluh River Basin, northern Ethiopia

Background Soil and water conservation (SWC) has been implemented in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia since 1985. Besides this, the agricultural development strategy of the region which was derived from ... effects of soil and water conservation on vegetation cover improvement. The method of LST–NDVI space with standard meteorological data, as well as remote sensing data were combined by Moran et  al. (1994

New ultra-sensitive radioanalytical technologies for new science

studies, in isotope oceanography and hydrology, in biomedical research and in many other branches of science. This has been mainly because of the fact that the available sensitivity was not high enough to ... technology in radiocarbon science is AMS. We shall also focus on gamma-spectrometry, on the development of large volume Ge detectors very often operating in shallow and deep underground laboratories. Monte

Water and soil loss from landslide deposits as a function of gravel content in the Wenchuan earthquake area, China, revealed by artificial rainfall simulations

effects of the mixtures of soil and gravels in landslide deposits on erosion processes is relevant for ecological reconstruction and water and soil conservation in Wenchuan earthquake area. Based on field ... recent years, many researchers were keen to determine their distribution, soil erosion and area of landslide deposits by earthquakes using the integration of Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Remote

Pressures on soil functions from soil management in Germany. A foresight review

Global trends in demand for biomass-based food, feed, energy, and fiber call for a sustainable intensification of agricultural production. From the perspective of sustaining soil functions, this ... further drivers of agricultural soil management beyond the future-oriented literature. Important examples are studies that identify correlations between farmers’ attributes and soil conservation behavior