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Agricultural Chemicals and the Environment

Series: Issues in Environmental Science and Technology Volume: 5

Edited By: R E Hester and R M Harrison

127 pages, Figs, tabs

Royal Society of Chemistry

Paperback | May 1996 | #56810 | ISBN: 0854042202
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Shows both the benefits and drawbacks of the use of fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides in agricultural production.


Fertilizers and nitrate leaching, T.M. Addiscott; eutrophication of natural waters and toxic algal blooms, A.J.D. Ferguson, M.J. Pearson and C.S. Reynolds; impact of agricultural pesticides on water quality, Kathryn R. Eke, Alan D. Barnden and David J. Tester; agricultural nitrogen and emissions to the atmosphere, D. Fowler, M.A. Sutton, U. Skiba and K.J. Hargreaves; drugs and dietary additives, their use in animal production and potential environmental consequences, T. Acamovic and C.S. Stewart; detection, analysis and risk assessment of cyanobacterial toxins, Steven G. Bell and Geoffrey A. Codd.

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Ronald E Hester is at the University of York, UK Roy M Harrison OBE is at the University of Birmingham, UK
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