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Changing agricultural production systems and the fate of agricultural chemicals
|Statement||sponsored by the Agricultural Research Institute in cooperation with U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service ... [et al.] ; edited by George W. Irving, Jr.|
|Contributions||Irving, George W., Agricultural Research Institute (U.S.), United States. Agricultural Research Service.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||160|
The meeting brought together project directors, co-project directors, graduate students, and collaborators from the National Integrated Water Quality Program (NIWQP, FY), the Agricultural and . Livestock play a significant role in rural livelihoods and the economies of developing countries. They are providers of income and employment for producers and others working in, sometimes complex.
Fate and transport of glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid in surface waters of agricultural basins. BACKGROUND: Glyphosate [N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine] is a herbicide used widely . In recent years, we have witnessed greater attention to the societal costs associated with agricultural production systems and practices. This expanded attention has three major origins. First, .
Policies, institutions and public goods. Structural adjustment programmes have been implemented in many countries in the region. Whilst these programmes have conferred macroeconomic stability on many economies, farmers have faced declining terms of trade and poorer access to many agricultural inputs such as improved seed and agro-chemicals. Nandita B. Basu is a scientist and professor at the University of Waterloo. Her research is centered on anthropogenic effects on water availability and quality via changes in land use and climate. Basu is Website:
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