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The re-use of water in agricultural settings

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Chinivasagam, N. and Blackall, P. J. (2009) The re-use of water in agricultural settings. Microbiology Australia, 30 (1). pp. 38-39.


Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1071/MA09038

Publisher URL: https://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/MA09038


Agriculture offers considerable opportunities for the safe and sustainable re-use of water, be that water sourced from humans or animals. A key point is understanding the differences in pathogen profiles between wastewater from humans as compared with that derived from animals. Agricultural re-use also offers the opportunity to appropriately match the treatment level of the used water with the planned end-use. There is no doubt that the reuse of water in agriculture will be an increasing focus as Australian agriculture adapts to the challenges of food security in a changing world.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Animal Science
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission from © CSIRO Publishing. Access to published version is available via Publisher’s website.
Subjects:Science > Microbiology
Science > Microbiology > Microbial ecology
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Agricultural conservation
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Improvement, reclamation, fertilisation, irrigation etc., of lands (Melioration)
Live Archive:15 Dec 2020 05:38
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:46

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