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Field Practices for Wastewater Use in Agriculture
Future Trends and Use of Biological Systems

ISBN 9781771889087
Published March 16, 2021 by Apple Academic Press
368 Pages 36 Color & 34 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Field Practices for Wastewater Use in Agriculture discusses the growing importance of wastewater application in the field of agriculture. Addressing the tremendous need for the irrigation sector to reduce the demand for freshwater in agriculture, this volume looks at wastewater as a source for agricultural irrigation. The volume is divided into four sections: current and emerging issues in wastewater use in agriculture, wastewater management with biological systems, effective field practices for wastewater use, and case studies that provide information on scientific analytical studies on the environment under the influence of wastewater quality from different pollution sources.

This book sheds light on the vast potential of wastewater use in agricultural irrigation while also considering safety of the agricultural products for human consumption. Much emphasis has also been given to technological aspects for the treatment of wastewater to protect our environment for better public health protection.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Prospects of Wastewater Use in Agriculture

1. Water Footprints of Sustainable Agriculture: An Appropriation of Fresh and Wastewater

Shweta Upadhyay and A. S. Raghubanshi

2. Heavy Metal Accumulation in Crops: Status, Sources, Risks, and Management Strategies

Mayuri Chabukdhara, Sanjay K. Gupta, and Arvind K. Nema

3. Wastewater Use in Agriculture: An Emerging Issue and Current and Future Trends

Vinod Kumar Tripathi and Ashish Kumar

Part 2: Wastewater Management with Biological Systems

4. Microorganism-Based Biological Agents in Wastewater Treatment: Potential Use and Benefits in Agriculture

Djadouni Fatima

5. Biosorption of Heavy Metals by Cyanobacteria from Textile Effluents

B. Jeberlin Prabina, K. Kumar, and N. O. Gopal

6. Water Quality Improvement: Use of Indigenous Plant Materials

S. Sivaranjani and Amitava Rakshit

7. Impact of Biofilm on Clogging of Drip Irrigation Emitters

Nivedita Khawas, Vinod K. Tripathi, and Anil Kumar

Part 3: Wastewater Use: Principles and Field Practices

8. Sustainable Soil Conservation and Management: Principles, Issues, and Strategies
Shrikaant Kulkarni

9. Ex-Situ and in-Situ Crop Residue Management Technologies in Tropical Countries

Pebbeti Chandana, Y. Lavanya, and K. Kiran Kumar Reddy

10. Analysis of Groundwater Level: Groundwater Modeling Using GIS in Kolkata

Sushobhan Majumdar

11. Disposal of Effluents from Pulp and Paper Industries through Irrigation

Ajay Bharti and Pankaj K. Pandey

Part 4: Case Studies

12. Correlation Analysis of Municipal Sewage Discharge in River Ganges: Varanasi, India

Garima Jhariya, Devendra Mohan, and Ram Mandir Singh

13. Mapping of Normalized Difference Dispersal Index for Groundwater Quality Study on Parameter-Based Index for Irrigation: Kanchipuram District, India

Kishan S. Rawat et al.

14. Runoff and Sediment Estimation using ANN and ANFIS: Case Study of Godavari Basin, India

Ashish Kumar, Pravendra Kumar, and Vinod K. Tripathi

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Vinod Kumar Tripathi, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Farm Engineering at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Megh R. Goyal, PhD, PE, is a Retired Professor in Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering from the General Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico–Mayaguez Campus.