International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
Agronomic measures in dryland agriculture: An overview
An information kit on the agronomic measures in dryland agriculture Posted on 15 Sep, 2009 10:39 AM

Agronomic Measures in Dryland Agriculture
Soil and water conservation measures consist of agronomical and mechanical methods. Agronomic methods are supported with mechanical measures where land slope exceeds permissible limits and runoff gains erosive velocities.

The following boxes explain the nature of agronomic measures which are essential in inter-bunded or terraced areas. These practices enhance the utility value of all kinds of mechanical structures.