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Soil and Water Quality: An Agenda for Agriculture. Soil and water quality: New problems , new solutions. National Research Council. (1993).
Soils in our Environment – Pollution of Soil, Water and Air
- What are the various threats to the environment at present?
- What soil related factors affect phosphorus and nitrogen pollution of water?
- What concentrations of phosphorus and nitrogen cause algal growth and health problems in infants, respectively?
- What are the sources of water pollution due to phosphorous?
- What are the sources of nitrogen in the soil solution?
- What factors influence movement of nitrogen into ground / surface water?
- What is the difference between the ‘nitrate’ and ‘nitrate-nitrogen’ content in water?
- What are the pros and cons of using sewage sludge for agriculture?
- What precautions need to be taken if sewage sludge is used for agriculture?
- Why is cadmium of special concern among all heavy metals?
- What percentage of available photosynthetic energy in US is converted into food? (See table on page 510).
- What is the most serious environmental threat of food processing wastes?
- What is the effect of soil sediments on water pollution?
Soil and Water Quality: An Agenda for Agriculture
- What are the major problems related to soils, beyond erosion?
- What are the major sources of water pollution in rivers and lakes? (See Figure 1- 3, page 29)
- How do farm structure and producer preferences influence adoption of practices to mitigate pollution?
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