This book describes the upper watershed technologies and quotes successful examples. It is concerned with the less researched and often less-tractable land-use problems of rural areas involving the management of croplands, plantations, forests, and rangelands.

chapter |6 pages


chapter 1|10 pages

Natural hazards in watershed development

chapter 2|14 pages

The impact of human occupation

chapter 6|22 pages

The use of trees in tropical agriculture

chapter 8|25 pages

Watershed techniques for rainfed crops

chapter 9|18 pages

Management problems of alluvial lowlands

chapter 10|13 pages

Policies of land use for flood abatement