Agriculture Environment

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Providing a comprehensive spread of views from farmers, regulators and environmental managers, this book is pertinent to the increasing concern over diffuse pollutant sources (mainly from farming) to water bodies and the environment.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Addison Wesley
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0130658634
  • 9780130658630

Table of contents

Part 1: the farmer's need for agricultural chemicals; prevention of water pollution in manufacture and use of agrochemicals; agricultural utilization of sewage sludge. Part 2: contamination of groundwaters from farming activities; farm waste pollution; farm waste and nitrate pollution; the impact of intensive dairy farming on river quality - the Eastern Cleddau catchment study. Part 3: the agricultural requirement for water, with particular reference to irrigation; water requirements for fish farming; pollution from fish farms; water protection and protection zones. Part 4: land drainage - agricultural benefits and environmental impacts; sympathetic approaches to river engineering; set aside and extensification of agricultural production implications and opportunities for nature conservation and the river engineer.show more