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Contaminants in manure – a problem for organic farming?


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McKinnon, Kirsty; Serikstad, Grete Lene and Eggen, Trine (2014) Contaminants in manure – a problem for organic farming? In: Rahmann, G. and Aksoy, U. (Eds.) Building Organic Bridges, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Braunschweig, Germany, 2, Thuenen Report, no. 20, pp. 513-516.

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This work addresses possible ways in which animal manure might become contaminated by undesirable elements and how such manure might pose a risk to the health of soil organisms, animals, plants and humans. The purpose of the project was to gain more knowledge concerning potential contamination of manure by undesirable elements, such as residues of veterinary medicines and pesticides or high levels of heavy metals.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Agrovoc keywords:
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Scientific Track: 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference
Norway > Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agriculture and Environmental Research
Deposited By: McKinnon, Ms Kirsty
ID Code:24069
Deposited On:31 Oct 2014 11:58
Last Modified:31 Oct 2014 11:59
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted
Additional Publishing Information:urn:nbn:de:gbv:253-201407-dn053621-1

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