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The economics of soil conservation in developing countries: the case of crop residue mulching

by Erenstein, O.C.A; Wageningen University, Wageningen (Países Bajos).
Publisher: Wageningen (Países Bajos) 1999Description: 301 p.ISBN: 9058080897.Subject(s): CONSERVACION DE SUELOS | EROSION | EVALUACION ECONOMICA | ADOPCION DE INNOVACIONES | LABRANZA DE CONSERVACION | MULCH | PAISES EN DESARROLLO | RESIDUOS DE COSECHAS | ASPECTOS SOCIOECONOMICOS | ZEA MAYS | PHASEOLUS VULGARIS | CEREALES | CULTIVO MIGRATORIO | ADOPCION DE INNOVACIONES | PAISES EN DESARROLLO | MEXICO | AMERICA CENTRAL | SOIL CONSERVATION | EROSION | INNOVATION ADOPTION | CONSERVATION TILLAGE | DEVELOPING COUNTRIES | CROP RESIDUES | ZEA MAYS | PHASEOLUS VULGARIS | CEREALS | SHIFTING CULTIVATION | INNOVATION ADOPTION | DEVELOPING COUNTRIES | MEXICO | CENTRAL AMERICA | CONSERVATION DES SOLS | EROSION | ADOPTION DE L'INNOVATION | TRAVAIL DU SOL DE CONSERVATION | PAYS EN DEVELOPPEMENT | RESIDU DE RECOLTE | ZEA MAYS | PHASEOLUS VULGARIS | CEREALE | CULTURE ITINERANTE | ADOPTION DE L'INNOVATION | PAYS EN DEVELOPPEMENT | MEXIQUE | AMERIQUE CENTRALESummary: The study contributes to the search for a methodology to assess soil conservation, particularly in developing countries. The study consists of two parts. The first part focuses on soil conservation in general - with special emphasis on the relationships between technology, economic analysis and policy. The second part deals with the analysis of one particular soil conservation technology, crop residue mulching, in different setting in Mexico and Central America.
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The study contributes to the search for a methodology to assess soil conservation, particularly in developing countries. The study consists of two parts. The first part focuses on soil conservation in general - with special emphasis on the relationships between technology, economic analysis and policy. The second part deals with the analysis of one particular soil conservation technology, crop residue mulching, in different setting in Mexico and Central America.

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