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Main Title Tillage for sustainable cropping /
Author Gajri, P. R.
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Arora, V. K.
Prihar, S. S.
Publisher Food Products Press,
Year Published 2002
Stock Number 1133198
OCLC Number 47716413
ISBN 1560229020; 9781560229025; 1560229039; 9781560229032
Subjects Tillage. ; Cropping systems. ; Ackerbau.--(DE-588)4000395-4 ; Bodenbearbeitung.--(DE-588)4007353-1 ; Nachhaltigkeit.--(DE-588)4326464-5 ; Plantio. ; Sistemas de cultivo. ; Nachhaltige Entwicklung.
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ELBM  S604.G25 2002 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/20/2005
Collation vii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-190).
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. The Need for Sustainable Cropping. Demographic Trends. Land Resources. Water Resources. The Need for Intensive Cropping. Intensive Cropping and Tillage. Tillage and Sustainability -- Ch. 2. Tillage Systems. Objectives. Evolution of Tillage Systems. Diversity of Tillage Systems and Allied Land-Shaping Practices -- Ch. 3. Tillage and Edaphic Environment. Edaphic Needs of Crop Plants -- A Rationale for Tillage. Tillage-Induced Edaphic Changes -- Ch. 4. Crop Responses to Tillage. Crop Stand. Root Growth. Weed Growth. Crop Yields. Input Use Efficiency -- Ch. 5. Tillage Systems and Environmental Quality. Tillage and Soil Quality. Tillage and Water Quality. Tillage and Air Quality -- Ch. 6. Rationalization of Tillage for Sustainable Cropping. Rationale of Soil Tillage. Adaptation of Tillage Practices for Production Systems. Tillage and Energy Conservation.