Climate, soil and land resources in North Africa and West Asia

  title={Climate, soil and land resources in North Africa and West Asia},
  author={Awatef Hassan Kassam},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
The international institutes concerned with agricultural research appreciate the need for inventories of physical resources relevant to the use of land for crop production. Such inventories can be used to plan research programmes and in the interpretation of records from the field. This paper reviews the climatic and soil resources in the region served by ICARDA within which the term 'Mediterranean' has been applied to a wide range of environments.* In North Africa the countries covered are… CONTINUE READING


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