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Environment and agriculture

European Parliament. Directorate-General for Research and Documentation.

Environment and agriculture

summary of a hearing 12-18 September 1985,Brussels.

by European Parliament. Directorate-General for Research and Documentation.

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Published by European Parliament, Secretariat, Directorate-General for Research and Documentation in [Luxembourg] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesResearch and documentation papers. Environment, public health and consumer protection series / European Parliament. Directorate-General for Research and Documentation -- 8
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,45,[12]p.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14349208M

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Environment and agriculture book

Biofertilizers, which consist of plant remains, organic matter and microorganisms, might offer an alternative. This last scenario seems unlikely, however, given the propensity of large land clearing to result in plantations that do not produce foods with the proper nutrient profile to positively affect local health.

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While it can be difficult to understand which pollutants are associated with specific effects on the environment or public health, it is generally accepted that air pollution can indeed cause public health problems and also harm plant and animal life. This will only take a moment.

Retrieved on April 27,from interestingengineering. Ultimately, these changes will provide sustainable growth in agricultural production.

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