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Chapter 2

Global Soils: Preserving the Capacity for Food Production

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.1 Given the current population growth trends and the forecasted global population of more than 9.3 billion by 2050,2 it seems a rather ambitious t...

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Print publication date
02 Nov 2012
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-426-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-543-8