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- Mirzabaev, Alisher, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Current opinion in environmental sustainability 2015 v.15 pp. 9-19
- arid lands; biodiversity; climate change; ecosystem services; ecosystems; energy; food security; issues and policy; land degradation; land economics; livelihood; people; social environment; social impact; soil degradation; sustainable land management
- ... Degradation of soil and land resources is a critical global problem. It is widespread not only in drylands and cropped areas, but in most agro-ecologies and biomes around the world. Unless addressed, it may undermine global food security and negatively affect the livelihoods of billions of people, especially of the poor. Addressing land degradation requires public, community and private actions in ...
- Mirzabaev, Alisher, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- The Science of the total environment 2018 v.642 pp. 1108-1117
- basins; calcium; crop yield; drainage systems; exchangeable magnesium; farmers; food security; freshwater; irrigation management; land degradation; magnesium; monitoring; mountains; plateaus; poverty; private sector; professionals; public policy; river valleys; salts; soil; soil classification; soil degradation; stakeholders; sustainable development; water quality; water resources; Australia; California; Central Asia; Colombia; India; Indo-Gangetic Plain; Iran; Pakistan
- ... Food insecurity and declining availability of freshwater and new productive land in water-scarce areas and countries necessitate effective use of marginal-quality waters and underperforming soils. High‑magnesium waters and soils are emerging examples of water quality deterioration and land degradation leading to environmental and food security constraints in several irrigation schemes. A ratio of ...