publication . Other literature type . 1990

Pesticide and Water management alternatives to mitigate potential ground-water contamination for selected counties in Utah

Ehteshami, Majid; Requena, Antonio M.; Peralta, R. C.; Deer, Howard M.; Hill, Robert W.; Ranjha, Ahmad Yar;
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  • Published: 01 May 1990
  • Publisher: Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Production of adequate supplies of food and fiber currently requires that pesticides be used to limit crop losses from insects, pathogens, weeds and other pests. Although pesticides are necessary in today's agriculture, they can be a serious problem if they reach and contaminate ground water, especially in places where drinking water needs are supplied from ground water. The relative reduction of potential ground-water contamination due to agricultural use of pesticides was analyzed for particular sites in Utah. The potential reduction of pesticides in ground water was considered by utilizing alternative irrigation systems, water management practices and pestici...
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free text keywords: pesticide, water management, alternatives, goundwater, contamination, Utah, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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