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Cassel, D.K. and R. Lal. 1992. Soil physical properties of the tropics: common beliefs and management restraints. In R. Lal and P.A. Sanchez, Eds. Myths and Science, of Soils of the Tropics. Special Publication 29, Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI, pp. 61-89.

Centre for Energy Environment & Engineering Zambia. 1999. Climate Change Mitigation in Southern Africa: Zambia Country Study. Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Zambia, UNEP Collaborating Centre on Energy and Environment, Ris0 National Laboratory, Denmark.

Chidumayo, E.N. 1987. A shifting cultivation land use system under population pressure in Zambia. Agrofor. Svst., 5:15-25.

Chidumayo, E.N. and S.B.M. Chidumayo. 1984. The Status and Impact of Woodfuel in Urban Zambia. Department of Natural Resources, Lusaka, Zambia.

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Environmental Conservation Association of Zambia. 1998. Conservation Tillage in Zambia. Environmental Conservation Association of Zambia, Lusaka.

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Lal, R. 1975. Role of Mulching Techniques in Tropical Soils and Water Management. Technical Bulletin 1. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Lal, R. 1986. Soil surface management in the tropics for intensive land use and high and sustained productivity. B.A. Adv. Soil Sci., 5:1-97.

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