Year 2019, Volume 4, Issue 1

Year : 2019
Volume : 4
Issue : 1
Authors : Zornitsa STOYANOVA, Hristina HARIZANOVA
Abstract : The impact of agriculture on surface and groundwater is determined as negative. On the other hand, agriculture is negatively influenced by wastewater and polluted groundwater. The aim of the paper is to identify, analyze and assess the impacts of agriculture on water pollution and agriculture as a pollutant. The object of the survey is agriculture, and the subject of research is 1) the impact of water pollution on the agrarian sector and 2) the effects of agrarian activities on water pollution. The methodological framework of the paper includes: 1) literature review of impact of the water resources on agriculture and agriculture as a contributor to the water pollution; 2) analysis of impact of agriculture on water pollution based on statistical information and own survey; 3) conclusions and recommendations for mitigation of water pollution. The used method in the paper is survey method among agrarian, environmental and agroecological experts.
For citation : Stoyanova, Z., Harizanova, H. (2019). Impact of agriculture on water pollution. AGROFOR International Journal, Volume 4. Issue No. 1. pp. 111-118. DOI: 10.7251/AGRENG1901111S
Keywords : agriculture, water pollution, recommendations
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