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Nutrient balances in African land use systems across different spatial scales: a review of approaches, challenges and progress.
Abstract Nutrient balances are useful tools as indicators of potential land degradation and for optimizing nutrient use, and are thus highly relevant in the African context. A comprehensiveExpand
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How issues get framed and reframed when different communities meet: a multi‐level analysis of a collaborative soil conservation initiative in the Ecuadorian Andes
Drawing on qualitative data from a longitudinal case study of a collaborative soil conservation initiative in southern Ecuador, we study how multiple actors, including university experts, developmentExpand
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Differential 13C Isotopic Discrimination in Maize at Varying Water Stress and at Low to High Nitrogen Availability
The relationships between 13C isotopic discrimination and water stress are well documented for C3 and C4 plants. However, the application in the field is hampered by complex interaction patterns withExpand
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Crop production and nutrient use efficiency of conservation agriculture for soybean–wheat rotation in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Northwestern India
Abstract Continuing cereal-based crop rotations such as rice–wheat, intensive cultivation and complete removal of postharvest crop residue (CR) for animal consumption and fuel, or its burning haveExpand
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Influence of coastal vegetation on the 2004 tsunami wave impact in west Aceh
In a tsunami event human casualties and infrastructure damage are determined predominantly by seaquake intensity and offshore properties. On land, wave energy is attenuated by gravitation (elevation)Expand
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The legacy of past urban waste disposal on local soils
Many attributes of present day soils can only be explained by reference to land management in the historic past. This is particularly well expressed in the plaggen soils which occur extensively onExpand
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River channel response to short-term human-induced change in landscape connectivity in Andean ecosystems
The drainage basin of the Deleg River (88 km(2)), located in the southern Ecuadorian Andes, was studied to assess the geomorphic and hydrologic response of a fluvial system to human-inducedExpand
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Sediment induced soil spatial variation in paddy fields of Northwest Vietnam
Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the impact of various sedimentation pathways (flooding, irrigation and runoff) on the spatial variability of soil fertility in rice paddy terraces inExpand
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Changes in the relationship between soil erosion and N loss pathways after establishing soil conservation systems in uplands of Northeast Thailand
Abstract Slow establishment of green barriers together with competition for nutrients and water between crops and contour hedges hamper their acceptance by rural communities in tropical mountainousExpand
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Spatial variability in soil properties on slow-forming terraces in the Andes region of Ecuador
Abstract Due to severe land degradation problems, soil conservation is a matter of major concern in the Ecuadorian Andes. Slow-forming terraces, a variation of hedgerow agro-forestry systems composedExpand
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