Treated Wastewater in Agriculture: Use and Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops

Treated Wastewater in Agriculture: Use and Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops

Editor(s): Guy J. Levy, Pinchas Fine, Asher Bar-Tal

Published Online: 23 NOV 2010 06:09AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405148627

Online ISBN: 9781444328561

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328561

About this Book

As the world's population increases and the demand for water increases apace there is a rising demand for information concerning the reuse of wastewater, particularly for the irrigation of key food crops worldwide. This important new book addresses in detail the use of treated wastewater in agricultural situations, its impact on crops and the soil environment. Coverage includes the composition and treatment of wastewater, health considerations, regulations and economic aspects. Major sections of the book also concentrate on crop management and the soil environment. This book is an essential purchase for all those working in irrigation, water management and crop production worldwide.

  • Use of Treated Wastewater (TWW) for irrigation is increasingly important as the world's population increases
  • Chapters prepared by leading scientists in the field
  • Comprehensive coverage of current knowledge and advances in the area of TWW
  • Focus on possible environmental impacts (positive and negative)

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: General Aspects

  2. Part II: Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops

    1. Chapter 5

      Major Minerals (pages 129–215)

      Asher Bar-Tal, Bnayahu Bar-Yosef, Gil Eshel and Michael J. Singer

    2. Chapter 6

      Toxic Elements (pages 216–246)

      Uri Yermiyahu, Alon Ben-Gal, Rami Keren and Uzi Kafkafi

    3. Chapter 8

      Salinity (pages 286–305)

      Nico E. Marcar, Tivi Theiveyanathan and Daryl P. Stevens

    4. Chapter 13

      Organic Matter in Wastewater and Treated Wastewater-Irrigated Soils: Properties and Effects (pages 400–417)

      Yona Chen, Carlos G. Dosoretz, Ilan Katz, Elizabeth Jüeschke, Bernd Marschner and Jorge Tarchitzky

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