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Impact Of Excessive Nitrogen Fertilizers On The Environment And Associated Mitigation Strategies.

Ali, Salmiaton and Harun, Mohd Razif and Idris, Azni and Bashir, Muhammad Tariq and Ghauri, Moinuddin (2013) Impact Of Excessive Nitrogen Fertilizers On The Environment And Associated Mitigation Strategies. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences, 15 (2). pp. 213-221. ISSN 0972-3005

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The soaring rise in the anthropological production of nitrogen (N) fertilizers has been notable in the field of crop production. Despite several advantages the world is deriving from the use of reactive N, many environmental hazards including water and soil acidification, pollution of groundwater surface and other water mineral resources and accelerated ozone depletion have arisen as a result of the recurring use of excessive environmental N. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the impact of N in the environment. In addition, mention is made of management practices, such as manure storage and handling solutions, livestock management, pasture management for reduced N losses, balanced N application rates, proper irrigation strategies, efficient N cycling at the field level, runoff, drainage and wastewater management and other mitigation strategies. Conclusively, the use of Varian’s Mathematical model, a model that dutifully delineates system theory in deterring over-fertilization will be considered.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Atmospheric deposition, Wet deposition, Watershed, Nitrate, Excessive-fertilization
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Engineering
ID Code:28593
Deposited By: Muizzudin Kaspol
Deposited On:30 May 2014 16:48
Last Modified:14 Sep 2015 10:33

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