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Chapter 9

Soil Physical Degradation: Threats and Opportunities to Food Security

Crop yield and hence food security are limited considerably by physical constraints from soil.1 Farmers recognise the huge yield gap they face due to physically constrained soils, so over the past several decades major changes have occurred in soil management practices.2–4 Since Roman times, the plo...

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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