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Title: Controlling flooding and water pollution with upland and streamside vegetation systems

Author: Dosskey, Michael;

Date: 2003

Source: In: Proceedings of the Sino-US Seminar on Water & Soil Conservation: p. 244-246

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Substantial research and development effort in the U.S. is being spent on developing strategies that address flooding and water pollution problems in agricultural areas. Concerns have been raised about the costs of flood damage, degradation of productive farm land, and declining water quality that are now recognized as unintended consequences of intensive, high-yield agricultural methods. these concerns have brought into question our ability to maintain future capacity for producing food and clean water. The focus of research and development has been to look for ways to lessen these environmental problems while maintaining high production.

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Dosskey, Michael 2003. Controlling flooding and water pollution with upland and streamside vegetation systems. In: Proceedings of the Sino-US Seminar on Water & Soil Conservation: p. 244-246

 


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