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The need for Healthy Soils for Sustainable Food Security. Where do we stand?

Overexploitation has shrunk the planet Earth to an unprecedented level and there is a growing concern that over years it may not be able to provide sufficient food to meet human demand. Rapid population growth, soil erosion, salinization, contamination, urbanization, evergrazing and biofuel production are the main factors to increase pressure on land resources.

Authors: 
Shabbir A. Shahid
Year: 
2015
Publication type: 
Scientific Paper
Publication Source: 
Farming Outlook
Page Number: 
4-9

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