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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1990
    Argentina

    La presente Ley introduce el marco normativo relativo a la conservación y manejo de los suelos provinciales. La misma declara de interés público y sujeto a uso y manejo conservacionista a los suelos de la Provincia que por sus condiciones naturales y por acción antrópica, manifiesten síntomas o susceptibilidad de degradación.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1990
    India, France, Honduras

    El fuego es a veces enemigo, a voces amigo, segn el uso a que se destine la tierra y segn el valor que asuman unas cuantas variables ambientales; en cualquier caso, siempre repercute en los ecosistemas de recursos naturales. Es esencial, por consiguiente, tener en cuenta su efecto probable (tanto positivo, como negativo) al formular planes y programas de desarrollo forestal.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1990
    France, Honduras, United States of America, Italy

    Depending on land management objectives, plus a host of environmental variables, fire will sometimes be an enemy, at other times a friend; in nearly all cases, however, it will continue to exert a powerful influence on natural resource ecosystems. This being so, consideration of the potential impact (both positive and negative) of fire is essential in all land-use plans and programmes for forestry development.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1990
    France, Honduras

    Selon les objectifs que l'on se fixe en matire d'amnagement des terres, selon aussi toute une foule de variables lies l'environnement, le feu peut tre un ennemi ou un ami; mais presque toujours, il continuera d'exercer une puissante influence sur les cosystmes naturels et leurs ressources. C'est pourquoi il faut, dans tous les plans d'utilisation des terres et programmes de mise en valeur des forts, tenir dment compte des effets potentiels (tant positifs que ngatifs) de l'lment feu.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1990
    Central America, South America

    Over the last 12 years a data base of climate, soils and crop distribution has been assembled for Latin America. Recently, socio-economic variables such as access and populations density and environmental variables such as the location of national parks, biological reserves and indian reserves have been added. Formerly this information was used primarily to make decisions on commodity research.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1990
    Colombia

    By focusing on the free use and dissemination of Brachiaria decumbens in dual-purpose farms in Caquetá, Colombia, it was hoped to generate and disseminate other pasture germplasm. The existing technology, using B. decumbens, has certain restrictions that must be overcome with appropriate research and development activities. The document analyzes the role of improved-pasture technology in regional development, and gives a general description of Caquetá`s piedmont ecosystem. The characteristics of the dual-purpose system and implications of research results are also discussed.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1990
    Brazil, Central America, South America

    To improve the welfare of the rural poor involved in cassava production in communities in Ceara, NE Brazil, an integrated production, processing, and commercialization project of cassava chips for animal consumption was established.

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