Soils and sustainable agriculture. A review

  title={Soils and sustainable agriculture. A review},
  author={Rattan Lal},
  journal={Agronomy for Sustainable Development},
Enhancing food production and supporting civil/engineering structures have been the principal foci of soil science research during most of the 19th and the first seven or eight decades of the 20th century. Demands on soil resources during the 21st century and beyond include: (i) increasing agronomic production to meet the food needs of additional 3.5 billion people that will reside in developing countries along with likely shift in food habits from plant-based to animal-based diet, (ii… CONTINUE READING


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