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Cover for Emerging contaminants in livestock manure: hormones, antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes.

This chapter focuses on these emerging contaminants in livestock manure, viz., hormones, antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes. The chapter also provides brief discussion on the following topics: degradation of steroidal hormones in manure during storage; fate of hormones in manure following...

Author(s)
Ray, P.; Zhao, Z.; Knowlton, K. F.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Patterns and processes in the catchment.

The major processes driving the hydrological cycle, their effects on the fate of pollutants and thus on the evolution of ecosystems are summarized and the links between problems of ecohydrological interest, features of hydrological patterns and catchment processes are discussed. In addition, the...

Author(s)
Gutknecht, D.; Jolánkai, G.; Skinner, K.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930028)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land-water interactions: impacts on the aquatic environment.

This chapter aims to provide information on how land uses in general, and agriculture in particular, impact waterways. It first discusses the relationships between land use, hydrology and runoff, and then examines the pathways and mechanisms connecting land with water, and the nature and impacts of ...

Author(s)
Wilcock, R. J.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934118)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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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