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Cover for Identifying soil erosion hotspots in the Manupali River Watershed.

This chapter discusses the use of a geographical information systems-assisted soil erosion model, Predicting Catchment Runoff and Soil Erosion for Sustainability, to identify and map erosion locations within the Manupali River Watershed located in the Philippines that are particularly susceptible...

Author(s)
Paningbatan, E. P., Jr.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recyclable urban and industrial waste - benefits and problems in agricultural use.

The current rate of world population growth is paralleled by a global increase in waste production. Increased population growth places stress both on the demand for agricultural produce and also on the finite world resources. If agricultural activities are to remain sustainable, recycling of urban...

Author(s)
Naidu, R.; Megharaj, M.; Owens, G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199671X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Systems approaches for improving soil quality.

The complexity of agricultural systems and the wide array of possible management inputs require that soil quality be evaluated at individual management or single function level as well as at the agroecosystem level. A systems approach to soil quality assessment involves a synthesis of agriculture...

Author(s)
Carter, M. R.; Andrews, S. S.; Drinkwater, L. E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199671X)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems.

In this chapter, the impacts of sugarcane and sugarbeet cultivation (runoff, leaching and irrigation) and processing (mill and factory effluents) on water quality and aquatic ecosystems are discussed. Some measures to reduce these impacts are highlighted.

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999816)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How can we sustain agriculture and ecosystems? The Sacramento Basin (California, USA).

This paper discusses the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the water resources, food security and environmental quality in the Sacramento Basin in California, USA.

Author(s)
Huber-Lee, A.; Yates, D.; Purkey, D.; Yu, W.; Young, C.; Runkle, B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Traditional silvoarable systems and their evolution in Greece.

Traditional silvoarable systems occur in several parts of Greece and play an important role in the local economy. They also play a very important ecological role because they prevent soil erosion and surface runoff. Several combinations of trees and crops were identified in a survey conducted...

Author(s)
Mantzanas, K.; Tsatsiadis, E.; Ispikoudis, I.; Papanastasis, V. P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Regional hydrologic impacts of climate change.

A climate change detection framework is presented and applied to five hydrologic variables calculated for a collection of forested catchments from three climatic regions in Canada. The trend detection framework includes the application of a non-parametric statistical test for trend and the use of...

Author(s)
Burn, D. H.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Potential impacts of climate change on streamflow and flooding in snow-dominated forested basins.

Changes in climate resulting from increased atmospheric greenhouse gases may affect the frequency and magnitude of flooding in forested watersheds through changes in snowpack, soil moisture, and runoff production. The level of impact will vary among watersheds depending on climate regime and...

Author(s)
Wigmosta, M. S.; Leung, L. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995985)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phosphorus.

This paper discusses the role of agricultural management of P in contributing to water quality problems. The main areas of consideration are the imbalances in P use at the farm scale, the dynamics of soil P and the transfer of P from soils to water courses. Understanding the mechanisms and pathways ...

Author(s)
Leinweber, P.; Turner, B. L.; Meissner, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995454)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticides and persistent organic pollutants.

This paper discusses the type, sources, fate, and dissipation and transport of pesticides and organic pollutants on agricultural farms. The effective management practices to reduce runoff to water bodies and impact of pesticides to aquatic organisms are presented. Two case studies on the use of...

Author(s)
Gevao, B.; Jones, K. C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995454)
Type
Book chapter

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