Soil erosion constitutes a major environmental issue in China. Traditionally focused on the semi-arid environments of the north, degradation has now emerged as a significant topic in the humid south in recent decades. Inventories of land affected by erosion show a dramatic increase in the extent of degradation, which has led to speculation about future food security (Smil 1993).
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- Assessing and Managing the Soil Erosion Problem in Southern China
- Palgrave Macmillan UK