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Volume 2 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Combating Land Degradation in Agricultural Areas (ICCLD'10)


Edited by Charles Yang

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual article. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that he has no competing interests.

2010 International Conference on Combating Land Degradation in Agricultural Areas (ICCLD'10).

Zi'An City, PR China11-15 October 2010

  1. Grazing can cause changes in soil carbon (C) level. This study aimed to elucidate the response of soil labile organic carbon (SLOC) under four different grazing intensities: non grazing (NG), 0 sheep·ha-1; light ...

    Authors: Jixin Cao, Xiaoping Wang, Xiangyang Sun, Lin Zhang and Yun Tian
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S1
  2. A series of soil conservation measures have been carried out to reduce soil loss on the Loess Plateau of China since 1950s, and the biologic measures were implemented according to topographic factors such as s...

    Authors: Zhi Li, WenZhao Liu and FenLi Zheng
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S3
  3. The standardized FAO56 Penman-Monteith model, which has been the most reasonable method in both humid and arid climatic conditions, provides reference evapotranspiration (ETo) estimates for planning and effici...

    Authors: Lan-gong Hou, Song-bing Zou, Hong-lang Xiao and Yong-gang Yang
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S4
  4. Soil salt crusts are special layers at soil surface which are widely distributed in the Trim Desert Highway Shelterbelt under drip-irrigation with high salinity groundwater. In order to reveal annual variation...

    Authors: Jianguo Zhang, Xinwen Xu, Jiaqiang Lei and Shengyu Li
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S5
  5. The deterioration of ecological situation with serious soil and water loss in black soil region of northeast China has attracted more attention due to its significant role on food security of China. To investi...

    Authors: Liying Sun, Zhenju Liu, Mingguo Zheng, Qiangguo Cai and Haiyan Fang
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S6
  6. The information of slope and vegetation coverage of the monitoring region were extracted, based on DEM (Digital Evaluation Model) and Spot5 Satellite data images, and fishnet grid was generated using GIS (Geog...

    Authors: Chuanchuan Zhao, Ninggui Yang, Zhen Wang, Sili Liu, Xu Dong and Wenrong Xin
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S7
  7. The role of water erosion on seed loss and on plant establishment and distribution is unknown on the Chinese Loess Plateau, which suffers serious soil erosion. The seed susceptibility of 16 local species to re...

    Authors: Juying Jiao, Luyan Han, Yanfeng Jia, Dong Lei, Ning Wang and Linyu Li
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S9
  8. Soil degradation has been a very serious problem for sustainable production, especially by a re-cropping of greenhouse-cultivated cucumber (Cucumis statirus L.). The aim of this research was to expound the actual...

    Authors: Y Liang, X Lin, S Yamada, M Inoue and K Inosako
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S10
  9. Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) offer a conceptual approach to include multi-actor decision making into models of land use change. Through the simulation based on the MAS, this paper tries to show the application of...

    Authors: Hai Chen, Xiaoying Liang and Rui Li
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S12
  10. This article studied the effects of resolution on elevation and slope using Statistical and Geostatistical methods. Xian' Nan watershed in Loess Plateau was taking as the study area. The base data was a 1:1000...

    Authors: Wang Chunmei, Yang Qinke, Liu Hongyan, Guo Weiling, David LB Jupp and Li Rui
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S13
  11. The relationship between vegetation and soil moisture deserves attention due to its scientific importance and practical applications. However, the effects of soil moisture on vegetation development and success...

    Authors: Feng Jiao, Zhong-Ming Wen and Shao-Shan An
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S15
  12. Rainfall erosivity factor (R) is one of the most commonly used factors in soil erosion models. While rainfall energy (E) is the most elementary physical parameter to predict R. Based on comparative analysis of...

    Authors: Minghang Guo, Jinshi Jian, Zhun Zhao and Juying Jiao
    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2(Suppl 1):S16