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Agriculture, Hydrology and Water Quality

Edited By: P Haygarth and S Jarvis

502 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jan 2002 | #116738 | ISBN: 0851995454
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NHBS Price: £135.00 $179/€154 approx

About this book

This text is a collection of reviews of global problems of diffuse water pollution from agriculture, which affects the water quality of rivers, lakes, resevoirs and the oceans. It includes chapters on eutrophication, phosphorus, nitrogen, manure, heavy metals, carbon/persisten organic pollutants and soil/ siltation problems. It is aimed at researchers and advanced level students as a reference book.


Agriculture and catchment water quality; soil and sediment transfers; managing manures for water quality - problems and options; catchment scale simulation of nitrate export; carbon transfers from soil to water; transfer of heavy metals from sewage sludge amended soils; persistent organic pollutant transfer from soils to water; farm nutrient balances. (Part contents).

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