By Jagdish Chander Dagar,Paramjit Minhas

Land degradation because of salinity and waterlogging is an international challenge afflicting approximately one thousand million hectares and endangering the foodstuff defense of at the very least seventy five international locations. because the social, financial and environmental expenditures of on and/off-farm reclamation strategies are excessive, agroforestry is now rising as a possible software, not just for arresting salinity and waterlogging, but additionally for different environmental prone like mitigating weather switch, sequestering carbon and restoring biodiversity. This ebook addresses the very important matters, ideas and practices on the topic of rehabilitation utilizing agroforestry and comprises many site-specific case reports from the various world’s general catchments. Written by means of best researchers, the booklet is a needs to, not just for scientists whose learn pursuits lie in soil salinity, waterlogging and poor-quality waters, but in addition coverage makers, environmentalists, scholars, and educationists alike. extra importantly, it contributes to reversing the salinity developments and making sure the livelihoods of resource-poor farming households residing in those harsh agro-ecosystems.

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