Environmental Impacts of Pasture-based Farming
Richard W. McDowell
CABI, 2008 - Electronic books - 283 pages
Focusing on the different types of grassland farming and their impact on the environment, this book addresses issues facing environmental quality, namely soil, water and air quality and socioeconomic impacts. It also offers a commentary on how the different pastoral sectors influence environmental issues.
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