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:: BRAZILIAN ZERO TILL REVOLUTION
Adrian Bolliger et al. - Secretaria - agrisus@agrisus.org.br
TAKING STOCK OF THE BRAZILIAN "ZERO-TILL REVOLUTION":
A REVIEW OF LANDMARK RESEARCH AND FARMERS" PRACTICE

Adrian Bolliger, Jakob Magid and Andreas de Neergaard-The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural Univ.,Thorvaldsensvej 40-Denmark; Telmo Jorge Carneiro Amado- Federal University of Santa Maria/RS, Brazil; Francisco Skora Neto, Maria de Fatima dos Santos Ribeiro-IAPAR, Ponta Grossa/ PR, Brazil; Ademir Calegari -IAPAR, Londrina/ PR, Brazil; Ricardo Ralisch- Universidade Estadual de Londrina/PR, Brazil.
I-Introduction
II-Historical Background
A. Zero-Till Development in Subtropical Southern Brazil
B. Zero-Till Development in Tropical Brazil
C. Development of Smallholder Zero-Till Systems

III. Individual Issues, Innovations, and Challenges
A. Permanent Soil Surface Cover
B. Cover Crops, and Crop Rotations and Associations
C. Soil Organic Matter Build-Up
D. Nutrient Management
E. Soil Compaction
F. Soil Acidity and Aluminum Toxicity
G. Weed Management
H. Pests and Disease Management
I. Integrating Livestock and Crops
J. Suitable Equipment for Resource-Poor Farmers

IV. Concluding Remarks
Acknowledgments
References


Advances in Agronomy, Volume 91, 64 pages, 510 references
Copyright 2006, Elsevier Inc.


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