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Title Treated wastewater in agriculture : use and impacts on the soil environment and crops / edited by Guy J. Levy, Pinchas Fine and Asher Bar-Tal
Edition First edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 446 pages)
Contents Treated Wastewater in Agriculture: Use and Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops; Contents; Preface; Contributors list; Part I: General Aspects; Chapter 1 Sources and composition of sewage effluent; treatment systems and methods; Chapter 2 Health considerations in the recycling of water and use of treated wastewater in agriculture and other non-potable purposes; Chapter 3 Irrigation with recycled water: guidelines and regulations; Chapter 4 Economic aspects of irrigation with treated wastewater; Part II: Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops; Chapter 5 Major minerals
Summary As the world's population increases and the demand for water increases apace there is a rising demand for information concerning the reuse of wastewater, particularly for the irrigation of key food crops worldwide. This important new book addresses in detail the use of treated wastewater in agricultural situations, its impact on crops and the soil environment. Coverage includes the composition and treatment of wastewater, health considerations, regulations and economic aspects. Major sections of the book also concentrate on crop management and the soil environment. This book is an essential pu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sewage irrigation -- Environmental aspects.
Water in agriculture.
Water reuse.
Form Electronic book
Author Bar-Tal, A. (Asher)
Fine, Pinchas.
Levy, Guy J.
ISBN 1444328565 (electronic bk.)
1444328573 (electronic bk.)
9781444328561 (electronic bk.)
9781444328578 (electronic bk.)
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