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Soil Processes and Water Quality : Advances in Soil Science - Bobby A. Stewart

Soil Processes and Water Quality

Advances in Soil Science

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1994
ISBN: 9780873719803
Number Of Pages: 416

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Agrochemicals and agricultural practices have a tremendous impact on environmental quality, particularly their role in water quality degradation. Soil Processes and Water Quality examines principles and practices that minimize the risks of water pollution while enhancing agricultural intensification and productivity. It focuses on how agricultural practices-such as tillage methods, use of fertilizers and manures, cropping systems, and the use of agrochemicals and pest control measures-impact soil processes and affect water quality. Extensive coverage of such topics as water contamination by runoff, leaching, macropore flow, and sediments is also included.
Rapid increases in the use of agrochemicals make Soil Processes and Water Quality an indispensable reference for soil scientists, water quality professionals, researchers, environmental chemists, agrochemicals professionals, government agency employees, academic instructors, agronomists, and students.

Soil Processes and Water Qualityp. 1
The Management of Soil Phosphorus Availability and its Impact on Surface Water Qualityp. 7
Impact of Nitrogen Fertilization of Pastures and Turfgrasses on Water Qualityp. 91
Impacts of Soil N Management on the Quality of Surface and Subsurface Waterp. 137
Animal and Municipal Organic Wastes and Water Qualityp. 163
Soil and Water Contamination by Heavy Metalsp. 233
Water Quality Effects of Tropical Deforestation and Farming System on Agricultural Watersheds in Western Nigeriap. 273
Macropore Hydraulics: Taking a Sledgehammer to Classical Theoryp. 303
Water Quality Models for Developing Soil Management Practicesp. 349
Research Priorities for Soil Processes and Water Quality in 21st Centuryp. 383
Indexp. 393
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ISBN: 9780873719803
ISBN-10: 0873719808
Series: Advances in Soil Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 31st October 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1

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