Journal article

Healthy soils for sustainable food production and environmental quality

Xia Liang, Jizheng He, Fusuo Zhang, Qirong Shen, Jinshui Wu, Iain M Young, Anthony G O'donnell, Ligang Wang, Enli Wang, Julian Hill, Deli Chen

Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering | Higher Education Press | Published : 2020

Abstract

Soil is the foundation for sustainable food production and environmental protection. Created by unsustainable land management practices and a range of social, economic and environmental drivers, soil degradation and pollution have been an ongoing threat to international food security and environmental quality. Soil degradation and pollution assessments are, however, often focused on the soil itself with little scope to devise new soil management approaches that match food production systems and/or environmental protection. This study draws lessons from an Australia-China Joint Research Center Program, Healthy Soils for Sustainable Food Production and Environmental Quality: a research platfor..

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Grants

Awarded by Australia-China Joint Research Centre Program, Healthy Soils for Sustainable Food Production and Environmental Quality


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by the Australia-China Joint Research Centre Program, Healthy Soils for Sustainable Food Production and Environmental Quality (ACSRF48165).