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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