Modern Agriculture and the Environment

Modern Agriculture and the Environment : Proceedings of an International Conference, Rehovot, Israel, October 2-6, 1994

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This volume comprises the proceedings of the First International Rehovot Conference on Modern Agriculture and the Environment. It covers the broad spectrum of environmental problems related to agriculture, such as chemical pesticides, means to reduce their utilization, and some of the main alternatives to their overuse and misuse; pollution caused by chemical fertilizers, aquaculture and heavy metals; treatment of wastewater; recycling of municipal and agricultural wastes; modelling and bioremediation of agricultural pollution; as well as economic and policy aspects of natural resources. Illustrated with numerousinternational case studies, it is intended for agriculturists, researchers, students, policy-makers and environmentalists.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • 171.45 x 230 x 38.1mm | 1,181.97g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, 1 port.
  • 079234295X
  • 9780792342953

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This wide coverage of different aspects of the environmental problems related to agriculture will be a valuable text for agriculturists, policy makers and environmentalists as well as for students and researchers dealing with soil productivity.' Agrochimica, XLI: 5 (1997)
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Table of contents

Section I: Towards Environmentally Acceptable Pest Management. Section II: Fertilizers in Agroecosystems. Section III: Environmental Aspects of Aquaculture. Section IV: Modelling of Agricultural Pollution. Section V: Wastewater Treatment and Irrigation. Section VI: Recycling of Municipal and Agricultural Wastes. Section VII: Pollution by Heavy Metals. Section VIII: Bioremediation. Section IX: Economic and Policy Aspects of Natural Resources.
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