Conservation Agriculture

Credits: 4

Responsible: Prof. PhD. Anastácia Fontanetti

Summary: Current status of soil management and conservation in Brazil; Soil aeration and temperature; Organisms and soil ecology and effects on structure; Organic matter and mechanical behavior for soil management; Nutrient cycling and fertility of tropical soils; Technologies for soil and water conservation: green manure and polycultures, no-till system, crop-livestock-forest integration; Energy balance and carbon footprint.