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Soil conservation and afforestation

Indian National Congress. National Planning Committee.

Soil conservation and afforestation

report of the subcommittee.

by Indian National Congress. National Planning Committee.

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Published by Vora in Bombay .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Soil conservation -- India.,
    • Afforestation -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChairman, J. N. Mukherjee; secretary, S. P. Agharkar; ed. by K. T. Shah.
      SeriesNational Planning Committee series
      ContributionsShah, K. T. ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS623 .N35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination195 p.
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6056721M
      LC Control Number49027686
      OCLC/WorldCa564005

      Soil And WAter ConServAtion introduction To be a natural resource conservationist, you must have a good knowledge of those natural resources. The Soil and Water Conservation merit badge will introduce you to the fascinating world of soil and water—and to the plants and animals that share Earth with us. Book Description. Soil Erosion and Conservation provides a comprehensive treatment of the processes of soil erosion, the methods that can be used for their control, and the issues involved in designing and implementing soil conservation es include:new material on gully erosion, tillage practices, erosion risk assessment, use of erosion models, incentives for farmers and .

      View Afforestation And Deforestation PPTs online, safely and virus-free! Many are downloadable. Learn new and interesting things. Get ideas for your own presentations. Share yours for free! Substrate is a factor that significantly influences the quality and production costs of nursery seedlings. The objective of this study was to evaluate combinations of peat moss, composted pine bark, and fresh pine sawdust in order to identify the proportions that favour the quality of Pinus engelmannii Carr. seedlings and minimise the production costs in the nursery.

      ADVERTISEMENTS: Principles of soil conservation: The chief agents of soil erosion are water and wind. The actual art of soil conservation is based on certain basic principles which include: ADVERTISEMENTS: (i) Protection of soil from impact of rain drops (ii) To slow down the water from concentrating and moving down the slope in a narrow [ ]. Afforestation is the establishment of a forest or stand of trees (forestation) in an area where there was no previous tree cover.. Many government and non-governmental organizations directly engage in programs of afforestation to create forests, increase carbon capture.. Sometimes special tools, such as a tree planting bar, are used to make planting of trees easier and faster.


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Soil conservation and afforestation by Indian National Congress. National Planning Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Questions of soil conservation and afforestation, and land tenure are issues of fundamental importance to the millions of rural families in Ethiopia. In fact, in the long-run, they may be more may be as important to the people of several Sahelian and Sub-Saharan African nations that have opted for state ownership of by:   This book deals with the conservation and improvement of the forest soil.

Much emphasis is placed on the use of vegetation in soil conservation afforestation. The first part of the book focuses on the issues of soil erosion and methods of erosion control, in particular the protection of agricultural and forest Edition: 1.

Get this from a library. Soil conservation and afforestation, report of the subcommittee. [K T Shah; Indian National Congress. National Planning Committee.]. The afforestation and soil conservation are two different terms but they are closely related with each other when it comes for the protection of soil and plants.

If we define afforestation in simple terms we can say that it is the establishment of the forest or a stand of tree in an area where there was no previous tree cover. Soil Erosion and Conservation provides a comprehensive treatment of the processes of soil erosion, the methods that can be used for their control, and the issues involved in designing and /5(4).

The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) is committed to researching and sharing new ideas on conservation. We sell print and online textbooks as well as offer a collection of free downloadable online publications. Descriptor(s): afforestation afforestation Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details, conservation conservation Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details, soil soil Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details, soil conservation soil conservation Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details.

In Maythe first phase of the Soil Moisture Conservation and Afforestation project was successfully completed with the introduction of Dangis (Loose Boulder Masonry) on site. The introduction of Dangis was to prevent water run off in the area, to enable soil moisture conservation and to stabilise the area in preparation for tree and grass plantation.

Afforestation is the process of planting trees, or sowing seeds, in a barren land devoid of any trees to create a forest. The term should not be confused with reforestation, which is the process of specifically planting native trees into a forest that has decreasing numbers of trees.

Afforestation ensures trees and plants that hold the soil. Afforestation. Afforestation is the developing of forests on lands that have not been forested for a longer period, or never were, due to adverse factors like unstable soil, aridity or swamps. This process causes rapid and dramatic accumulation of carbon in tree biomass.

In addition, it also leads to accumulate carbon in litter and soil organic carbon. Source: PIB & Ministry of Environment & Forests The overall objective of the National Afforestation Programme (NAP) scheme is the ecological restoration of degraded forests and to develop the forest resources with peoples’ participation, with a focus on improvement in livelihoods of the forest-fringe communities, especially the poor.

NAP aims to support and accelerate the on-going process. The Loess Plateau is mainly tree species in nursery and afforestation techniques of Soil and Water Conservation Paperback – January 1, by LI DIAN (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: LI DIAN.

The Future of Soil Carbon: Its Conservation and Formation provides readers with an integrative approach to understanding the important role of organic carbon in soil functioning and fertility.

Terrestrial interactions between SOC and complex human-natural systems require new fundamental and applied research into regional and global SOC budgets.

Soil cover and reforestation is a mechanism to protect soil from water loss. Like the protection of an umbrella, soil cover and reforestation protects the soil and the microbes within from the impact of sun heat, rain and wind.

Answer: Afforestation means planting trees. As we know, the roots of the trees help to hold the soil layer firmly,it is evident that it helps not to make the soil loose and prevents erosion. Thus, by planting more and more trees, the top layer of the soil becomes less prone to.

Terracing and contour bunding across the hill slopes is a very effective and one of the oldest methods of soil conservation.

Hill slope is cut into a number of terraces having horizontal top and steep slopes on the back and front. Contour bunding involves the construction of banks along FIG- The Journal of Soil and Water Conservation (JSWC) is a multidisciplinary journal of natural resource conservation research, practice, policy, and journal has two sections: the A Section containing various departments and features, and the Research Section containing peer-reviewed research papers.

ADVERTISEMENTS: The main aims of soil conservation are as follows: (1) To protect the soil from erosion. (2) To maintain the productive capacity of the soil. ADVERTISEMENTS: Soil erosion is a natural phenomenon by which soil is removed from rocks. Accelerated erosion due to misuse of resources of land, water and soil is today one [ ].

12 Afforestation and Reforestation: The Sicilian Case Study In the meso-mediterranean bioclimate, relative SOC stock increase with cul- tivation abandonment, i.e.

from culti vated soils to herb. Afforestation-induced change in SMC m across the study area. Fig 2a shows the box-plot of soil moisture content of top 1-m (SMC m) in control and afforested moisture in control plots (SMC c,m) has a wide range from % to % (Fig 2a), mostly due to a spatial gradient in SMC with the highest values in the northeast and lower values in the southwest.

Soil conservation is the best way to make sure that we have the land we need to live on or, in my case, live in. If you see your soil eroding, protect it with grass or plants. If you see something that's making the soil sick, do everything you can to make the soil healthy again.Soil conservation is the prevention of loss of the top most layer of the soil from erosion or prevention of reduced fertility caused by over usage, acidification, salinization or other chemical soil contamination.

Slash-and-burn and other unsustainable methods of subsistence farming are practiced in some lesser developed areas. A sequel to the deforestation is typically large scale erosion.A comprehensive study of the climate, geology and soils of Algeria, of the types and extent of erosion there, and of remedial measures (torrent training, soil stabilization, sound farming practices, and afforestation).

Detailed advice is given on design and construction of terraces, soil preparation, planting, choice of species, use of windbreaks, etc. KEYWORDS: Afforestation erosion control \.