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Frontispiece Satellite imagery shows overgrazing in the Sahel 
2.1 Erosion damage from abnormal storms, Queensland, Australia
2.2 Erosion damage from abnormal storms, Queensland, Australia
2.3 Wind erosion on an irrigation project, USA
2.4 Severe geological erosion in a semi-arid climate
4.1 An erodible soil devastated by water erosion in Mexico
4.2 An example of expensive gully control, Australia
4.3 A self-help group in Kenya
4.4 The single-ox harness and hitch being developed at ILCA
4.5 Level irrigation terraces in Bhutan
4.6 Bench terraces in the Yemen Arab Republic
4.7 Step terraces
4.8 Fanya juu terrace in Kenya
4.9 Vegetation planted on a fanya juu terrace
4.10 Murundum terrace in Brazil
4.11 Contour bund
4.12 Graded channel terraces
4.13 Ridging
4.14 Tied ridging
4.15 Orchard terracing
4.16 Hillside ditch with lock and spill drain
4.17 Long-established terraces in Ethiopia
4.18 Old terraces in the Yemen Arab Republic
4.19 Overtopping one contour bank can cause the others to fail
4.20 Simple stop-wash lines in Ethiopia
4.21 Grass strips, Swaziland
4.22 Grass strips do not eliminate erosion on steep land, Swaziland
4.23 Live hedge in Kenya
4.24 A vegetative barrier, southern Mali
4.25 Grass strips can provide fodder, in Kenya, and in Brazil
4.26 Stone lines on the contour, Burkina Faso
4.27 Improved grass near stone lines, Mali
4.28 Stone lines on an eroded cattle track, Kenya
4.29 A stone barrier across a small wash, Mali
5.1 Broad bed and furrow system layout, ICRISAT, India
5.2 Cross-section of broad bed and furrow
5.3 A tool carrier for forming and cultivating beds, ICRISAT
5.4 An ox-drawn ridger at ILCA in Ethiopia
5.5 Run-off and erosion on a vertisol in India
5.6 Wide beds with open furrows in Ethiopia
5.7 Trials at ICRISAT of a 3-row planter on broad beds
5.8 Experiments with 'tied-mounding', Burkina Faso
5.9 Basin listing for wheat production in Israel
5.10 Lifting the ridger by hand, Malawi
5.11 The ridger lifted by an eccentric wheel
5.12 Ridges and ties from crop residues and roots, Ethiopia
5.13 Contour bunds with ties, Ethiopia
5.14 Contour bunds give increased grass growth, Ethiopia
5.15 Pits used to increase surface water retention on a tea estate in Malawi
5.16 Contour furrows in north-eastern Brazil
5.17 Contour furrows in Kitui Province, Kenya
5.18 Animal-drawn ridger to form contour ridges
5.19 A tractor-drawn ridger-blade
5.20 Field trials of contour ridges and furrows, Mexico
5.21 Terraced wadis, Tunisia
5.22 Ancient terraced wadis now abandoned, Negev, Israel
5.23 Ancient terraced wadis, some being cultivated by Bedouins
5.24 Run-off farming in the Negev, Israel
5.25 Shaped gravel strips increase run-off, Negev, Israel
5.26 Run-off farming on terraced fields in Afghanistan
5.27 Run-off farming for olive groves, Tunisia
5.28 An oasis in the Hunza valley, northern Pakistan
5.29 The supply canals or 'khuls' cross steep slopes
5.30 Terraced cultivation using run-off, Yemen Arab Republic
5.31 Run-off farming in the Yemen Arab Republic
5.32 Flood diversion structure, Yemen Arab Republic
5.33 Floodwater control structure, Mali
5:34 Inundation of an olive orchard, Tunisia
5.35 Flood diversion structures, Tigre, Ethiopia
5.36 Feeder canal in flood diversion scheme, Tigre; Ethiopia
5.37 Traditional surface drains cut through modern terraces, Ethiopia
6.1 Water harvesting from a granite outcrop, Kenya
6.2 Roaded catchments, shaping the soil surface, Australia
6.3 Smoothing and compacting the 'roads', Australia
6.4 Erosion can be a problem on the 'roads'
6.5 Two different layouts of roaded catchments, Western Australia
6.6 Flat-batter dams, Western Australia
6.7 A simple sand trap weir, Zimbabwe
6.8 A large sediment trapping dam, Republic of South Africa
6.9 The 'sausage' method of constructing water storage tanks
7.1 Reduced vegetation from overgrazing, Zimbabwe
7.2 Satellite imagery showing overgrazing, Namibia
7.3 Spreading floodwater to improve pasture, Australia
7.4 Pasture furrows to spread surface run-off, Australia
7.5 Marking out semi-circular hoops, Burkina Faso
7.6 Building the low stone wall, Burkina Faso
7.7 The opposed disc pitter, Western Australia
7.8 Opposed discs with ripper and grass seeder, Western Australia
7.9 Pits and furrows formed by machine, Western Australia
7.10 Range pitting, New South Wales, Australia
7.11 A spiked roller for range improvement, Western Australia
7.12 The imprinter for corrugating range land, New South Wales, Australia
7.13 The effect of excluding grazing, Ethiopia
7.14 Restoration of grazing land, India
7.15 A roller chopper to control shrubs, New South Wales, Australia
7.16 Staggered furrows to increase infiltration, Northern Territory, Australia
7.17 Ponding banks to leach salinity, New South Wales, Australia
7.18 Spirals of furrows to increase infiltration, Northern Territory, Australia
7.19 Grass seeded in pits, Northern Territory, Australia
7.20 Microcatchments for growing fruit trees
7.21 Half-moons for tree planting in Niger
7.22 Grass between rows of leucaena, India
7.23 Double rows of leucaena for mulch or fodder with space for arable crops, India

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