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Agricultural Resource Use and Management, Hardback Book

Agricultural Resource Use and Management Hardback

Edited by Kimberly (Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA) Etingoff

Description

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Agriculture is one of the prime users of water, particularly in arid places with already-limited water resources, and its effects are diverse and far reaching.

Providing a nuanced study of agricultural resource management, this informative book takes a four-pronged approach, covering research on: * The impact of agriculture on water * The impact of agriculture on soil quality and its ecological health* Energy and greenhouse gases* The impact of a growing population on agricultural resourcesTopics include the connection between chemical fertilizer use in agriculture and stream water quality; beef and dairy production on livestock, dairy, and crops; livestock and greenhouse gases; energy consumption rates in agriculture; efficient farming techniques, such as precision agriculture, irrigation management, and sustainable water technologies; and more. This informative and accessible volume offers a comprehensive guide to this vital and necessary field of study.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 348 pages, 35 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Soil science, sedimentology
  • ISBN: 9781771880732

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