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Pollution in Livestock Production Systems
     

Pollution in Livestock Production Systems

by Ioan ap Dewi
 

Intensive livestock production is a significant contributor to environmental pollution through slurry, silage liquor and odors, as well as less directly through fertilizers used to support intensive grazing and through chemicals passed into the human food chain. Yet the interaction between pollution and livestock production is more complex, for pollution from

Overview

Intensive livestock production is a significant contributor to environmental pollution through slurry, silage liquor and odors, as well as less directly through fertilizers used to support intensive grazing and through chemicals passed into the human food chain. Yet the interaction between pollution and livestock production is more complex, for pollution from sources such as contaminated animal feed, airborne particles, radiation and infectious microorganisms also affects production. The book analyzes the various aspects of these relationships and provides a major review for those concerned with animal production as well as related disciplines such as agricultural engineering and pollution control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851988573
Publisher:
CABI
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
Cabi Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.39(d)

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