Runoff Farming



This chapter is intended to provide technicians and extension workers with systematic introduction on the application of run-off farming technologies in agriculture production.


Runoff farming Flood farming Microcatchments Bunds 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Formerly based at FAO Regional Office for Asia and the PacificBangkokThailand

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