Funakawa, Shinya

Soils, Ecosystem Processes, and Agricultural Development

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Shinya Funakawa

Part I. Distribution of Clay Minerals in Tropical Asia and Africa with Special Reference to Parent Materials (Geology) and Climatic Conditions

2. Parent Materials and Climate Control Secondary Mineral Distributions in Soils of Kalimantan, Indonesia
Tetsuhiro Watanabe, Supiandi Sabiham

3. Influence of Climatic Factor on Clay Mineralogy in Humid Asia: Significance of Vermiculitization of Mica Minerals Under a Udic Soil Moisture Regime
Shinya Funakawa, Tetsuhiro Watanabe

4. Soil-Forming Factors Determining the Distribution Patterns of Different Soils in Tanzania with Special Reference to Clay Mineralogy
Shinya Funakawa, Method Kilasara

5. Soil Fertility Status in Equatorial Africa: A Comparison of the Great Rift Valley Regions and Central/Western Africa
Shinya Funakawa, Takashi Kosaki

6. Significance of Active Aluminum and Iron on Organic Carbon Preservation and Phosphate Sorption/Release in Tropical Soils
Tetsuhiro Watanabe

Part II. Ecosystem Processes in Forest-Soil Systems Under Different Geological, Climatic, and Soil Conditions

7. Soil Acidification Patterns Under Different Geological and Climatic Conditions in Tropical Asia
Kazumichi Fujii, Arief Hartono

8. Savannazation of African Tropical Forest Critically Changed the Soil Nutrient Dynamics in East Cameroon
Soh Sugihara

9. Ecosystem Processes of Ferralsols and Acrisols in Forest-Soil Systems of Cameroon
Makoto Shibata

Part III. Human Adaptation of Agricultural Practices in Upland Soils Under Different Bio-climatic Conditions in Tropical Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

10. Changes in Elemental Dynamics After Reclamation of Forest and Savanna in Cameroon and Comparison with the Case in Southeast Asia
Makoto Shibata

11. Shifting Cultivation in Northern Thailand with Special Reference to the Function of the Fallow Phase
Shinya Funakawa

12. Slash-and-Burn Agriculture in Zambia
Kaori Ando, Hitoshi Shinjo

13. Comparison of Nutrient Utilization Strategies of Traditional Shifting Agriculture Under Different Climatic and Soil Conditions in Zambia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Cameroon: Examples of Temporal Redistribution of Ecosystem Resources
Shinya Funakawa

14. Interactions Between Agricultural and Pastoral Activities in the Sahel with Emphasis on Management of Livestock Excreta: A Case Study in Southwestern Niger
Hitoshi Shinjo

Part IV. Possible Strategies for Controlling Nutrient Dynamics in Future Agricultural Activities in the Tropics

15. Control of Wind Erosion, Loss of Soils, and Organic Matter Using the “Fallow Band System” in Semiarid Sandy Soils of the Sahel
Kenta Ikazaki

16. Process of Runoff Generation at Different Cultivated Sloping Sites in North and Northeast Thailand
Shinya Funakawa

17. Control of Water Erosion Loss of Soils Using Appropriate Surface Management in Tanzania and Cameroon
Tomohiro Nishigaki

18. Utilization of Soil Microbes as a Temporal Nutrient Pool to Synchronize Nutrient Supply and Uptake: A Trial in the Dry Tropical Croplands of Tanzania
Soh Sugihara, Method Kilasara

19. Conclusion
Shinya Funakawa

Keywords: Environment, Soil Science & Conservation, Agriculture, Ecosystems, Mineralogy

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