Soil Degradation, Resilience, Restoration and Sustainable Use

Abstract

Nearly 2 billion hectares of degraded land is diminishing ecosystem services and affect the living of 2.7 billion of the world population. This article presents strategies for the mitigation of land degradation and restoration of degraded lands. These strategies are operated either individually or in combination. Furthermore, the article describes physical, chemical and biological methodologies to mitigate degradation.

Authors
M. Iftikhar Hussain, Zainul Abideen, Asad Sarwar Qureshi
Year
2021
Publication Source
Sustainable Agriculture Reviews
Publication type
Book chapter
Volume/Chapter/Issue
52
Page Number
335-365