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Fertility of Soils: A Future for Farming in the West African Savannah Christian J. M. G. Pieri

Fertility of Soils: A Future for Farming in the West African Savannah

Christian J. M. G. Pieri

Published December 30th 2011
ISBN : 9783642843228
Paperback
348 pages
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Can a continuous growth of agriculture be achieved in the sub-Sahara region without inducing irreversible damage to the ecosystem? Until now, doubts have been expressed as to the actual capacity of the soils to sustain a desirable increase ofMoreCan a continuous growth of agriculture be achieved in the sub-Sahara region without inducing irreversible damage to the ecosystem? Until now, doubts have been expressed as to the actual capacity of the soils to sustain a desirable increase of production which can match the requirements of a fast-growing population. Thirty years of investigation and a renewed comprehensive interpretation of research data on soil fertility show that a sustainable agriculture growth could be a practical possibility in a savannah region.