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Soils Bulletins

FAO Soils Bulletins are an historical FAO serie which started in 1965. There are 80 issues and many of those are available in FAO official languages

80

The importance of soil organic matter - key to drought-resistant soil and sustained food production, 2005

English

79

Optimizing soil moisture for plant production - the significance of soil porosity, 2003

English |  Spanish

78

Conservation agriculture - case studies in Latin America and Africa, 2001

English  |  Spanish

77

Soil management and conservation for small farms: strategies and methods of introduction, technologies and equipment, 2000

English  |  Spanish

76

Land and crop management in the hilly terrains of Central America: lessons learned and farmer - to - farmer transfer of technologies, 1999

English  |  Spanish

75

New concepts and approaches to land management in the tropics with emphasis on steeplands, 1999

English  |  Spanish

74

Guidelines for quality management in soil and plant laboratories, 1998

English

73

Agro-ecological zoning - guidelines, 1996

English  | French  |  Spanish  

72

Sustainable dryland cropping in relation to soil productivity, 1995

English

71

Tillage systems in the tropics: management options and sustainability implications, 1995 (E)

70

Land husbandry: components and strategy, 1996

English  |  French

69

Soil tillage in Africa: needs and challenges, 1993

English

68

Field measurement of soil erosion and runoff, 1993

English  |  French  |  Spanish

67

Agro-ecological assessments for national planning: the example of Kenya, 1993

English

66

Manual de sistemas de labranza para América Latina, 1992

Spanish

65

Status of cadmium, lead, cobalt and selenium in soils and plants of thirty countries, 1992

English

64

A study of the reasons for success or failure of soil conservation projects, 1991

English  |  French  | Spanish

63

Micronutrient assessment at the country level: an international study, 1990

English

62

Management of gypsiferous soils, 1990

Arabic  |  English

61

Radioactive fallout in soils, crops and food, 1989

English  |  French  |  Spanish

60

Soil conservation for small farmers in the humid tropics, 1989

English  |  French  |  Spanish

59

Nature and management of tropical peat soils, 1988

English

58

Guidelines: land evaluation for extensive grazing, 1991

English

57

Soil and water conservation in semi-arid areas, 1987

Chinese  |  English  |  French 

56

Soil management: compost production and use in tropical and subtropical environments, 1987

English  |  French  |  Spanish

55

Guidelines: land evaluation for irrigated agriculture, 1985

Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

54

Tillage systems for soil and water conservation, 1984

Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

53

Improved production systems as an alternative to shifting cultivation, 1984

English  |  French  |  Spanish

52

Guidelines: land evaluation for rainfed agriculture, 1983

Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

51

El reciclaje de materias orgánicas en la agricultura de América Latina, 1983

Spanish

50

Keeping the land alive: soil erosion - its causes and cures, 1983

English  |  French  |  Spanish

49

Application of nitrogen-fixing systems in soil management, 1982

Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

48

Micronutrients and the nutrient status of soils: a global study, 1982

English

47

Le recyclage des résidus agricoles organiques en Afrique, 1982

French

46

Blue-green algae for rice production + a manual for its promotion, 1981

English

45

Organic materials and soil productivity in the Near East, 1982

English (with Arabic summary)

44

Watershed development with special reference to soil and water conservation, 1979

Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

43

Organic recycling in Africa, 1980

English

42

Soil survey investigations for irrigation, 1979

Chinese  |  English  |  French

41

China: azolla propagation and small-scale biogas technology, 1978

English  |  French  |  Spanish

40

China: recycling of organic wastes in agriculture, 1977

English  |  French  |  Spanish

39

Salt-affected soils and their management, 1988

Arabic  |  English

38/2

Soil and plant testing as a basis of fertilizer recommendations, 1980

English  |  Spanish

38/1

Soil and plant testing and analysis, 1980

English

37

Improved use of plant nutrients, 1978

Chinese  |  English

36

Organic recycling in Asia, 1978

Chinese  |  English

35

Organic materials and soil productivity, 1977

Chinese  |  English

34

Assessing soil degradation, 1977

English

33

Soil conservation and management in developing countries, 1977

English  |  French

32

A framework for land evaluation, 1976

Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

31

Prognosis of salinity and alkalinity, 1976

English

30

Soil conservation for developing countries, 1976

Arabic  |  Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

29

Land evaluation in Europe, 1975

English

28

S.I. Units and nomenclature in soil science, 1975

English

27

Organic materials as fertilizers, 1975

English  |  French  |  Spanish

26

Planning and organization of fertilizer development in Africa, 1975

English

25

Sandy soils, 1975

English

24

Shifting cultivation and soil conservation in Africa, 1974

English  |  French  |  Spanish

23

Management properties of ferralsols, 1974

English

22

Approaches to land classification, 1974

English

21

Calcareous soils, 1973

English  |  French

20

Fertilizer legislation, 1973

English  |  Spanish

19

Soil survey interpretation for engineering purposes, 1973

English  |  French  |  Spanish

18

Guide to the calibration of soil tests for fertilizer recommendations, 1973

English  |  Spanish

17

Trace elements in soils and agriculture, 1972

English  |  French  |  Spanish

16

Effects of intensive fertilizer use on the human environment, 1972

English

15

Legislative principles of soil conservation, 1971

English

14

Improving soil fertility in Africa, 1971

English  |  French

13

Land degradation, 1971

Chinese  |  English

12

The response of wheat to fertilizers, 1971

English

11

Soil fertility investigations on farmers’ fields, 1970

English  |  French  |  Spanish

10

Physical and chemical methods of soil and water analysis, 1970

English  |  French  |  Spanish

9

The preparation of soil survey reports, 1970

English  | French  |  Spanish

8

Soil survey interpretation and its use, 1967 

English

7

A practical manual of soil microbiology laboratory methods, 1967

English

6

Aerial photo interpretation in soil survey, 1967

Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  Spanish

5

Selection of soil for cocoa, 1966

English  |  French  |  Spanish

4

Guide to sixty soil and water conservation practices, 1966

English

3

Guide on general and specialized equipment for soils laboratories, 1966

English

2

A survey of soils laboratories in sixty-four FAO member countries, 1965

English

1

Soils of the arid zones of Chile, 1965

English