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Cover for Useful microorganisms for environmental sustainability: application of heavy metal tolerant consortia for surface water decontamination in natural and artificial wetlands.

Accelerated population growth and the concomitant industrial development increase the flow of pollutants to the environment and reduce the availability of natural resources. Recent research has focused on the implementation of systems that act as the natural counterparts, particularly the use of...

Author(s)
Amábilis-Sosa, L. E.; Salgado-Bernal, I.; Siebe, C. D.; Moeller-Chávez, G. E.; García-Gómez, R. S.; Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, M. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
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Cover for The use of wastewater in Cochabamba, Bolivia: a degrading environment.

In Cochabamba, Bolivia, wastewater is extensively used in urban and peri-urban agriculture. Both vegetable and fodder crops are irrigated with polluted water, i.e. diluted or partly treated municipal and industrial sewage containing high concentrations of pathogens, heavy metals and salts....

Author(s)
Huibers, F. P.; Moscoso, O.; Durán, A.; Lier, J. B. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Confronting the realities of wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: lessons learned and recommendations.

This concluding chapter synthesises results and lessons learned throughout this volume, which deals with the reality of wastewater use in agriculture in developing countries. It then extrapolates from these lessons, to make pragmatic recommendations aimed at protecting both the public health and...

Author(s)
Faruqui, N. I.; Scott, C. A.; Raschid-Sally, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental concerns of urban and peri-urban agriculture: case studies from Accra and Kumasi.

This paper provides examples of environmental concerns (case studies from Accra and Kumasi, Ghana) related to: (i) irrigation water quality; (ii) the quality of waste stream products (compost, poultry manure); (iii) food contamination; and (iv) the use of pesticides in urban and peri-urban...

Author(s)
Mensah, E.; Amoah, P.; Drechsel, P.; Abaidoo, R. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995489)
Type
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