This comprehensive text provides a concise overview of environmental problems caused by agriculture, (such as pesticide pollution and increased nitrate levels) and offers practical solutions to them. It is well illustrated and contains a fully-referenced introduction to the main contemporary agricultural pollution issues in the UK. It will help provide clear, scientific and technical understanding of the most important sources of agricultural pollution.
1. Agriculture and Pollution. 2. Nitrates and Nitrogen Loss. 3. Phosphorus. 4. Soil Erosion. 5. Organic Wastes. 6. Gaseous Emissions. 7. Pesticides. 8. Genetic Modification. 9. Policy Strategies for Reducing Pollution.
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