Book 2012

Cotton, Water, Salts and Soums

Economic and Ecological Restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

ISBN: 978-94-007-1962-0 (Print) 978-94-007-1963-7 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Cotton, Water, Salts and Soums – Research and Capacity Building for Decision-Making in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

  3. The background (physical setting)

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      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-36

      Agro-Meteorological Trends of Recent Climate Development in Khorezm and Implications for Crop Production

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      Pages 37-58

      Soils and Soil Ecology in Khorezm

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      Pages 59-68

      Spatial Distribution of Cotton Yield and its Relationship to Environmental, Irrigation Infrastructure and Water Management Factors on a Regional Scale in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

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      Pages 69-92

      Water Management in Khorezm: Current Situation and Options for Improvement (Hydrological Perspective)

  4. The system setting (society and institution)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-112

      Farm Reform in Uzbekistan

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      Pages 113-126

      Mapping and Analyzing Service Provision for Supporting Agricultural Production in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

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      Pages 127-140

      Politics of Agricultural Water Management in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

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      Pages 141-153

      Water and Sanitation-Related Health Aspects in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

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      Pages 155-167

      Price and Income Elasticity of Residential Electricity Consumption in Khorezm

  5. Land management improvement options

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-180

      Optimal Irrigation and N-fertilizer Management for Sustainable Winter Wheat Production in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

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      Pages 181-193

      Groundwater Contribution to N fertilization in Irrigated Cotton and Winter Wheat in the Khorezm Region, Uzbekistan

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      Pages 195-217

      Introducing Conservation Agriculture on Irrigated Meadow Alluvial Soils (Arenosols) in Khorezm, Uzbekistan

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      Pages 219-233

      Crop Diversification in Support of Sustainable Agriculture in Khorezm

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      Pages 235-248

      Conversion of Degraded Cropland to Tree Plantations for Ecosystem and Livelihood Benefits

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      Pages 249-264

      Abundance of Natural Riparian Forests and Tree Plantations in the Amudarya Delta of Uzbekistan and Their Impact on Emissions of Soil-Borne Greenhouse Gases

  6. Land and water management improvement tools

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      Pages 265-265

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      Pages 267-283

      Economic-Ecological Optimization Model of Land and Resource Use at Farm-Aggregated Level

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      Pages 285-307

      Water Patterns in the Landscape of Khorezm, Uzbekistan: A GIS Approach to Socio-Physical Research

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      Pages 309-327

      Modeling Irrigation Scheduling Under Shallow Groundwater Conditions as a Tool for an Integrated Management of Surface and Groundwater Resources

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      Pages 329-344

      Estimation of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Crop Water Productivity with Incomplete Data

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