Agricultural Pollution: Environmental Problems and Practical Solutions / Edition 1

Agricultural Pollution: Environmental Problems and Practical Solutions / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0415273404
ISBN-13:
9780415273404
Pub. Date:
08/02/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Agricultural Pollution: Environmental Problems and Practical Solutions / Edition 1

This comprehensive text provides a concise overview of environmental problems caused by agriculture, (such as pesticide pollution and increased nitrate levels) and offers practical solutions to them. It is well illustrated and contains a fully-referenced introduction to the main contemporary agricultural pollution issues in the UK. It will help provide clear, scientific and technical understanding of the most important sources of agricultural pollution.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415273404
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/02/2002
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Graham Merrington, Lecturer in Soil Chemistry, Adelaide University, Australia

Linton Winder, Senior Lecturer in Conservation Management, Department of Agriculture and Food Studies, University of Plymouth, UK

Robert Parkinson, Principal Lecturer, Department of Agriculture and Food Studies, University of Plymouth, UK

Mark Redman, Independent Consultant, UK

Table of Contents

1. Agriculture and Pollution. 2. Nitrates and Nitrogen Loss. 3. Phosphorus. 4. Soil Erosion. 5. Organic Wastes. 6. Gaseous Emissions. 7. Pesticides. 8. Genetic Modification. 9. Policy Strategies for Reducing Pollution.

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'Good structure, clearly written, with good diagrams.' – Lecturer, University of Plymouth

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