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In this video at the Sopacdi cooperative in Democratic Republic of Congo, meet the farmers working to protect their soil from erosion to maintain their farms.

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Topsoil is lost through soil erosion. This can reduce soil quality and cause water pollution. Learn about the effects of soil erosion as well as preventative measures, including increased vegetation, terracing, crop rotation and strip cropping.

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Gillaspy, Rebecca
Explore the characteristics of soil profiles, their horizons and how they develop. Then you can use this knowledge to help you determine factors under which the soil developed and history of the surrounding landscape.

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LaFantasie, Jordana
Knowing the soils that occur on a sugarcane farm and understanding how and why they differ will assist growers in deciding how to manage the crop more effectively under different soil bioclimatic conditions and help to increase farm productivity and…

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South African Sugar Association Experiment Station

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South African Sugarcane: Research Institute
Many acid soils of the hinterland and Natal Midlands on which cane is grown are situated on slopes in excess of 20%, and often have toxic levels of aluminium thus requiring lime. Under these conditions, minimum tillage practices are required to…

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South African Sugarcane: Research Institute
Causes of soil acidification.

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South African Sugarcane: Research Institute
Sugarcane juice contains small quantities of potassium, calcium, magnesium, silicon and phosphorus which the sugarcane plant has absorbed from the soil.

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South African Sugarcane Research Institute
Procedures for combating and preventing soil erosaon on sugarcane land in Natal.

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The following are the standards that will be used, and the norms that will be applied, whenever soil conservation work is planned and specified by staff of the Cedara Agricultural Development Institute in KwaZulu-Natal.

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South Africa. Departament of Agriculture
The book is compiled by a team of experienced sugarcane specialists from Southern Africa. This area has produced excellent scientists, many of whom trained at two of the world’s top sugarcane and sugar research institutes (South African Sugarcane…

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World Bank Group. International Finance Corporation