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abstract

  • Soil and water form the basis of all terrestrial life. Theirresources vary widely and are affected by natural andanthropogenic perturbations. Ancient civilizations andcultures emerged and sustained on good soils; and someof them went into oblivion when soil and water resourceswere degraded irreversibly. Even during the contemporaryperiod, good-quality soil and water resources form apowerful engine of economic development and ensuredfood security

publication date

  • 2016