Best Management Practices for Agricultural Watershed Pollution

A special issue of Agriculture (ISSN 2077-0472). This special issue belongs to the section "Agricultural Water Management".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2024 | Viewed by 119

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Department of Water Environment Research, National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER), Hwangyoung-ro 42, Seo-gu, Incheon 22689, Republic of Korea
Interests: watershed management; livestock manure management; water quality modeling; non-point pollution control; pollution source tracking

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Department of Bioenvironmental Chemistry, Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju 54896, Republic of Korea
Interests: subsurface microbiology; microbial biogeochemistry; microbial metal redox; rhizosphere microbiology; environmental microbiology
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Agricultural watershed pollution has severe impacts on water quality and ecosystems, as well as on human health and agricultural productivity. Exploring the best management practices for this issue is crucial for environmental protection and sustainable agricultural development.

This Special Issue of Agriculture focuses on various management strategies and technologies for agricultural watershed pollution. This includes watershed management, water quality monitoring, chemical fertilizers and antibiotics and pesticide management, livestock management, and non-point pollution source (NPS) control. In addition, it presents the latest research findings and case studies to evaluate and improve best management practices. The Special Issue also shares experiences from different regions and countries and discusses international cooperation and policy development for agricultural watershed pollution issues. Through this, it aims to develop international best practices for agricultural watershed management and provide future directions for sustainable agriculture and environmental protection. Therefore, we invite all researchers, policymakers, and experts who are interested in best management practices for agricultural watershed pollution to join us. Through this Special Issue, we hope to share the latest research and knowledge on agricultural watershed management and explore future directions for sustainable agriculture and environmental protection together. All types of articles, such as research, opinions and reviews are welcome.

Dr. Eu Gene Chung
Prof. Dr. Ji-Hoon Lee
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • agricultural watershed management
  • water quality monitoring
  • nutrient management
  • antibiotics and pesticide management
  • livestock management
  • non-point pollution source (NPS) control
  • NPS management policies

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