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By Kimberly Etingoff

Agriculture is likely one of the best clients of water, rather in arid locations with already-limited water assets, and its results are various and much attaining. supplying a nuanced examine of agricultural source administration, this informative ebook takes a four-pronged strategy, protecting study on:

• The influence of agriculture on water

• The influence of agriculture on soil caliber and its ecological health

• power and greenhouse gases

• The effect of a becoming inhabitants on agricultural resources

Topics contain the relationship among chemical fertilizer use in agriculture and circulation water caliber; pork and dairy creation on cattle, dairy, and plants; cattle and greenhouse gases; strength intake charges in agriculture; effective farming recommendations, similar to precision agriculture, irrigation administration, and sustainable water applied sciences; and more.

This informative and available quantity bargains a entire consultant to this important and worthy box of study.

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