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Agricultural prairies : Natural resources and crop productivity K.R.Krishna

By: Krishna, K.R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Canada Apple Academic Press 2015Description: xii, 499 p., figs, maps, tables 24 cm.ISBN: 9781771880503; 1771880503.Subject(s): Prairies | Agriculture | Natural resources | Crop yields | Agricultural productivityDDC classification: 630.9153 Summary: This book deals with several aspects of agricultural prairies such as geology, geographical settings, natural resources such as soil types, water and irrigation, and crop genetic stocks. Human resource, migration, and settlement patterns within each prairie zone have been described lucidly. Land use change and environmental concerns such as climate change have also discussed in detail for each prairie zone. Fluctuation in expanse and productivity of grain generating systems provides insight into performance of prairies.
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The book provides a comparative view of all agricultural prairies, looking at contrasting natural features, soil fertility, irrigation needs, and crop productivity. The coverage also includes discussions on the interdependence of man and prairies and the way prairies and crops have influenced and driven human activities.

Includes index

This book deals with several aspects of agricultural prairies such as geology, geographical settings, natural resources such as soil types, water and irrigation, and crop genetic stocks. Human resource, migration, and settlement patterns within each prairie zone have been described lucidly. Land use change and environmental concerns such as climate change have also discussed in detail for each prairie zone. Fluctuation in expanse and productivity of grain generating systems provides insight into performance of prairies.

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