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Palm and Other Oil Crops  

Kimberly Carlson

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Risks and Food Safety in a Global Economy  

Stephanie Assmann

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Social and Environmental Implications of Plantation Agriculture in Malaysia and Indonesia  

Jean-François Bissonnette and Rodolphe De Koninck

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Feb 2017
Plantation farming emerged as a large-scale system of specialized agriculture in the tropics under European colonialism, in opposition to smallholding subsistence agriculture. Despite ... More

Soil Quality as Affected by Intensive versus Conservative Agricultural Managements  

Luigi Badalucco

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Soil Sediment Loading and Related Environmental Impacts from Farms  

Vito Ferro

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Apr 2017
Beyond damage to rainfed agricultural and forestry ecosystems, soil erosion due to water affects surrounding environments. Large amounts of eroded soil are deposited in streams, lakes, and ... More

Soils, Science, Society, and the Environment  

Colin Robins

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Aug 2016
Soils are the complex, dynamic, spatially diverse, living, and environmentally sensitive foundations of terrestrial ecosystems as well as human civilizations. The modern, environmental ... More

The Agriculture of Early India  

Charlene Murphy and Dorian Q. Fuller

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The Early Anthropogenic Hypothesis  

William Ruddiman

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Dec 2016
Throughout the 1900s, the warmth of the current interglaciation was viewed as completely natural in origin (prior to greenhouse-gas emissions during the industrial era). In the view of ... More

Vermiculture, Hydroponics, and Related Forms of Sustainable Agriculture  

Norman Arancon

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Well Construction, Cones of Depression, and Groundwater Sharing Approaches  

Fidel Ribera Urenda

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