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Cover for Review of studies of composition, toxicology and human health impacts of wastewater from unconventional oil and gas development from shale.

Unconventional oil and gas (UOG) extraction has produced large economic benefits. However, prudent management of UOG wastes necessitates a thorough understanding of the complex composition, fate and potential impacts of wastewater releases. UOG production results in large volumes of wastewater....

Author(s)
Crosby, L. M.; Orem, W. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cattle production and the environment.

This chapter discussed the different environmental management that would minimize or prevent harm on the environment due to cattle production. Highlights focused on controlling emissions and land degradation, managing input-output balances on cattle farms, efficient fertilizing of cattle grassland, ...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition processes and natural resource management.

Transitions relating to public goods from the agricultural sector, particularly water quality, are addressed in this chapter. The common characteristic of the three case studies presented in this chapter is that they focus on areas where agriculture is exerting pressure on water resources. The...

Author(s)
Vlahos, G.; Schiller, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable animal agriculture.

This book with eighteen chapters draws together themes on sustainability that have emerged as the most pressing in recent years. The book addresses practical topics such as air quality, manure management, animal feeds, production efficiency, environmental sustainability, biotechnology issues,...

Author(s)
Kebreab, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book
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Cover for Integration of air and water quality issues.

This chapter attempts to integrate air and water quality issues in animal agriculture. The chapter provides discussion on whole-farm modelling; integrated farm system model; and production systems evaluations.

Author(s)
Rotz, C. A.; Veith, T. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Temperate grasslands in catchment systems: the role of scale, connectivity and thresholds in the provision and regulation of water quality and quantity.

This chapter discusses the role and impact of temperate grassland areas for regulating water flows and quality of resource at catchment level, in relation to other types of land-use system. It explores the management of grassland systems and their integration at catchment level and the application...

Author(s)
Macleod, C. J. A.; Ferrier, R. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938093)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fish culture: the rearing environment.

In this chapter, the main focus will be on the physical environment and the impacts that abiotic environmental factors may have on the survival, growth and physiological performance of intensively farmed fish. Included are: water sources and their consequences for rearing, biosecurity: a key for...

Author(s)
Jobling, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrient processes and consequences.

This chapter focuses on the ecohydrological importance of nutrients (phosphorus, nitrogen, silicon). It also details the causes, effects and control of eutrophication in rivers and coastal waters. The impact of changing nutrient concentrations, ratios and inputs in the concept of ecohydrology is...

Author(s)
Pacini, N.; Harper, D. M.; Ittekkot, V.; Humborg, C.; Rahm, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930028)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecohydrology driving a tropical savannah ecosystem.

Managing wildlife and human needs for water in the face of pronounced seasonal and inter-annual variability of the water is the key problem to be addressed in semi-arid East Africa. This requires a sound understanding of the ecohydrological factors driving the tropical savannah ecosystem. Such an...

Author(s)
Gereta, E.; Wolanski, E.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930028)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of environment and management on nitrate in vegetables and water.

This chapter considers how environmental and management variables affect the nitrate levels in plants used as food. It also reviews the extensive literature which considers the impacts of agricultural practice on nitrate in surface waters and groundwaters. The extent that changes in farm management ...

Author(s)
Stockdale, E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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