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Rainwater Harvesting and Agriculture

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Abstract

In the long struggle against drought and water scarcity, the Chinese people have created some very practical cultivation techniques for conserving water in the soil.

Keywords

Tillage techniques Contour farming Stubble mulch Plastic sheeting Soil fertility 

References

  1. Zhang Z, Gong, S, Wang X. Rainwater harvesting techniques. Beijing: China Water Resources and Hydropower Publications; 1999. pp. 79–94. (in Chinese).Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore and Science Press, Beijing 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gansu Academy of Agricultural SciencesLanzhouChina

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