Essays about: "crop water"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 194 essays containing the words crop water.

  1. 1. Evaluation of the possibility of phytoremediation (using Salix) as a management tool for abandoned sites moderately contaminated with arsenic : a literature review

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Victor Akinwale; [2020]
    Keywords : phytostabilization; leaching; solubility and mobility; economic benefits;

    Abstract : The presence of arsenic in soil and water has become an increasing problem in many countries around the world. The exposure of high concentration of arsenic in its inorganic form in natural environment such as soil and water makes it harmful to both humans, wildlife and plants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Water quality and water availability at Gårdstånga Nygård

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Lina Lennklev; [2020]
    Keywords : Water resource management; Water quality; Agriculture; Water balance; Constructed wetlands; Surface water bodies; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The report investigated partly how agriculture on and near Gårdstånga Nygård affected the water quality in nearby surface water bodies during the period of testing, and partly whether the supply of water in the Rödabäck river basin is large enough to enable the construction of a well-functioning irrigation pond. The water quality was evaluated by collecting water samples in the field, reading the values of these samples for various water quality parameters and finally an evaluation of said values. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of cropping and fertilization on soil pore characteristics in a long-term field study

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : David Nimblad Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : X-ray CT; soil structure; biopores; connectivity;

    Abstract : Soil porosity, pore size distribution and pore characteristics such as connectivity are important for a range of soil processes including ease of root growth and air and water transport. The pore structure is therefore an important part of soil fertility. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of afforestation and crop systems on the water balance in the highlands of Ethiopia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Rebecca Naomi Ter Borg; [2020]
    Keywords : Acacia decurrens; landscape water balance; sediment yield; soil and water conservation; SWAT modelling; water balance partitioning;

    Abstract : In the Upper Blue Nile Basin land use is rapidly changing due to agricultural development and intensification with potential effects on the water availability both up- and downstream. This study is aimed to explore the impact of agricultural land use change on a landscape water balance. READ MORE

  5. 5. More crop for every drop - A holistic analysis of Indian water stress through Virtual Water Trade and Policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Artur Schlender; [2020]
    Keywords : India; water scarcity; virtual water trade; policy; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : ndia ranges among the countries experiencing most water stress in recent years, while being a major virtual water net exporter. The country’s position relative to its water sources exacerbated since its trade liberalization in the early 1990’s, which calls for a future national water crisis. READ MORE