Techniques for the formation of ecologically balanced agro-landscapes in the dry steppe zone of the Volgograd region, Russia

Citation :- Techniques for the formation of ecologically balanced agro-landscapes in the dry steppe zone of the Volgograd region, Russia. Res. Crop. 24: 185-190
A. M. BELYAKOV AND M. V. NAZAROVA mn1967@list.ru
Address : Federal State Budget Scientific Institution, (Federal Scientific Centre of Agroecology, Complex Melioration and Protective Afforestation of the Russian Academy of Sciences), (FSC of Agroecology RAS), 400062 Volgograd, Russia
Submitted Date : 11-11-2022
Accepted Date : 4-12-2022


The agrolandscapes and soils of southern Russia in the region of chestnut soils, due to soil and climatic features, with an increase in anthropogenic pressure, are subject to significant deterioration, the criterion of which is the level of crop yields below 5 c/ha in grain units. So, only in the Volgograd region at the moment the area of degraded agricultural land is about 1.3 million hectares. The purpose of the research conducted in 1997-2022 is to develop a set of organizational and technological methods for the formation of ecologically balanced agricultural landscapes in the dry steppe zone of chestnut soils. As a result of the research, the weight of each technological method, an element of the system structure is established and a set of organizational, agrotechnological and forest amelioration measures for the formation of ecologically balanced agricultural landscapes for the dry steppe zone of chestnut soils in southern Russia is synthesized, which provides not only the preservation of landscapes and agrolandscapes of the arid zone, but also allows you to form a new paradigm of sustainable farming and land use to achieve a given quantity and quality of products of the agricultural sector of the economy.


Agricultural technology erosion landscape natural resource conservation soil degradation


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