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Ground Water Quality and Agricultural Practices

By Deborah Fairchild

CRC Press – 1987 – 432 pages

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    978-0-87371-036-7
    February 28th 1987

Description

This outstanding reference book deals with effects of various agricultural practices on ground water quality and usage; and ground water management strategies for protection of ground water affected by agriculture.

Reviews

"Not many conference proceedings warrant being typeset into an attractive hardcover book. This proceeding of the National Conference on Ground Water Quality and Agricultural Practices, published by Lewis Publishers, is an outstanding state-of-the-art reference work for all practitioners of ground water science in and around America's farmlands. The 27 papers presented are of generally high quality. The papers fall into four broad topic categories including ground water usage, agricultural chemical usage, ground water pollution sources, and evaluation, protection, and management."—GROUND WATER

Contents

Ground water conservation, recharge, irrigation effects, soil testing, nitrogen fertilizer, subsurface transport, probability of ground water pollution by ag chemicals, quantitative studies of petroleum biodegradation, simulation of chemical movement in soil, regulation, sewage sludge, nitrate contamination, methodology, developing ground water policy, aquifer systems, incentives to reduce pesticide contamination. Index. 402 pp., 363 references, 1987, ISBN 0-87371-036-3.

Related Subjects

  1. Agriculture
  2. Water Science

Name: Ground Water Quality and Agricultural Practices (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: By Deborah Fairchild. This outstanding reference book deals with effects of various agricultural practices on ground water quality and usage; and ground water management strategies for protection of ground water affected by...
Categories: Agriculture, Water Science