Issue No. 58
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Saline and sodic soil management in irrigated crop production
Soil carbon and microbial biomass carbon after 40 years of grazing
in semiarid sagebrush steppe of Wyoming
The potential for organic farming in the drylands of India
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The year 2006 has been declared the International Year of Deserts and Desertification (IYDD) by the United Nations. The next issue of the Arid Lands Newsletter (No. 59, Winter 2006) will focus on an exploration of the twin themes declared for the IYDD:
Specifically, articles for this upcoming issue should explore some aspect of the current "state of the art" regarding:
As this theme covers quite a bit of territory, both broad overviews, and more narrowly focused papers detailing specific research or case studies, are welcome.
Proposals for papers, comments, suggestions for possible authors, suggestions for resources (web, paper, CD-ROM etc.) to be included, etc. in either of these issues, are welcome. Please send your suggestions to Katherine Waser, Editor, Arid Lands Newsletter.