Agricultural Resource Use and Management by Kimberly Etingoff

By Kimberly Etingoff

Agriculture is without doubt one of the top clients of water, really in arid areas with already-limited water assets, and its results are assorted and much achieving. supplying a nuanced examine of agricultural source administration, this informative ebook takes a four-pronged technique, overlaying learn on:

• The effect of agriculture on water

• The influence of agriculture on soil caliber and its ecological health

• strength and greenhouse gases

• The effect of a starting to be inhabitants on agricultural resources

Topics contain the relationship among chemical fertilizer use in agriculture and circulation water caliber; pork and dairy creation on farm animals, dairy, and vegetation; cattle and greenhouse gases; strength intake charges in agriculture; effective farming strategies, reminiscent of precision agriculture, irrigation administration, and sustainable water applied sciences; and more.

This informative and obtainable quantity bargains a finished advisor to this important and precious box of study.

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Modelling impacts of land cover change on critical water resources in the Motueka River catchment, New Zealand. Water Resour. Manag. 2009, 23, 137–151. ; Hatch, U. Assessment of economic and water quality impacts of land use change using a simple bioeconomic model. Environ. Manage. 2008, 42, 122–131. ; Pufall, A. Influences of land use on water quality of a diverse New England watershed. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2001, 35, 3640–3645. ; Zhang, Q. Water quality in the upper Han River basin, China: The impacts of land use/land cover in riparian buffer zone.

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