Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 29

Sustainable Soil Management: Preventive and Ameliorative Strategies

  • Rattan Lal
  • Rosa Francaviglia

Part of the Sustainable Agriculture Reviews book series (SARV, volume 29)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Bhabananda Biswas, Ramkrishna Nirola, Jayanta Kumar Biswas, Lily Pereg, Ian R. Willett, Ravi Naidu
    Pages 1-32
  3. Francesco Morari, Antonio Berti, Nicola Dal Ferro, Ilaria Piccoli
    Pages 33-65
  4. Amanullah, Shah Khalid, Imran, Hamdan Ali Khan, Muhammad Arif, Abdel Rahman Altawaha et al.
    Pages 67-92
  5. Heide Spiegel, Andreas Baumgarten, Georg Dersch, Erwin Pfundtner, Taru Sandén
    Pages 93-110
  6. Macoumba Loum, Alioune Badara Dieye, Mar Ndiaye, François Mendy, Samba Sow, Pape Nekhou Diagne
    Pages 111-124
  7. Wim Cornelis, Geofrey Waweru, Tesfay Araya
    Pages 125-142
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 143-144

About this book


This book addresses the threats that hamper the achievement of sustainable soil management: soil erosion by water and wind, soil organic carbon loss, nutrient imbalance, salinization, contamination, acidification, loss of soil biodiversity, surface sealing, compaction and water logging. The specific focus is on preventive and ameliorative strategies for sustainable soil management.


Organic Soil Soil Erosion Soil Contamination Soil Acidification Soil Biodiversity Soil sealing Soil compaction Soil water management Soil Nutrients

Editors and affiliations

  • Rattan Lal
    • 1
  • Rosa Francaviglia
    • 2
  1. 1.Carbon Management and Sequestration CentreThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Research Centre for Agriculture and EnvironmentCouncil for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA)RomeItaly

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