Modern Agriculture and the Environment: Proceedings of an International Conference, held in Rehovot, Israel, 2-6 October 1994, under the auspices of the Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Modern Agriculture and the Environment: Proceedings of an International Conference, held in Rehovot, Israel, 2-6 October 1994, under the auspices of the Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

by David Rosen
     
 
This volume comprises the proceedings of the First International Rehovot Conference on Modern Agriculture and the Environment. It is a unique book, covering the broad spectrum of environmental problems related to agriculture, from chemical pesticides, means to reduce their utilization and some of the main alternatives to their overuse and misuse, through pollution

Overview

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

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From the Publisher
'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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789401062794
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences Series , #71
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
Pages:
646
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.05(d)

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