Farmers and Soil Conservation in the Caribbean

Farmers and Soil Conservation in the Caribbean

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This volume complements a report published by Commonwealth Secretariat in 1992 entitled, 'Integrating Soil Conservation into Farming Systems in the Commonwealth Caribbean'. Other reports published by the Commonwealth Secretariat deal with issues of interest to Commonwealth countries in the natural resources field and cover topics in forestry, fisheries, livestock, and various aspects of agriculture in all regions.The research work for this study was assisted by a grant from the Overseas Development Administration (ODA), of the United Kingdom.If the terraces and drainage channels abutt each other the field layout is referred to as ridging or ridge and furrow (Figure ... 7.3.4 Gully control Gullies are developed by water erosion and will continue unless the gully is stabilized by structural ... Figure 7.16 Ridge and furrow mini-terraces Banana Pigeon pea Pineapple 99.

Title:Farmers and Soil Conservation in the Caribbean
Author:F. A. Gumbs
Publisher:Commonwealth Secretariat - 1994-06-01


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