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Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development, CSD Uppsala, The Baltic University Programme. (Baltic University Programme)
2012 (English)Collection (editor) (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala: Baltic University Press , 2012, 1. , 505 p.
, Ecosystem Health and Sustainable Agriculture, 1
Keyword [en]
ecosystem, environmental science, agriculture
National Category
Agricultural Science, Forestry and Fisheries Environmental Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-173215ISBN: 978-91-86189-10-5OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-173215DiVA: diva2:603516



Christine Jakobsson, Leif Norrgren, Ingrid Karlsson, and Jeffrey Levengood

1 Definitions of the Ecosystems Approach and Sustainability

Christine Jakobsson

2 Land is a Prerequisite for Food Production

Torbjörn Rydberg

3 Plant Nutrient Supply in Agriculture – Abundance Today and Shortage Tomorrow?

Holger Kirchmann,Yariv Cohen, Patrik Enfält and Christine Jakobsson

4 Plant Nutrient Management, Livestock Density, Agricultural Structure and the Environment

Christine Jakobsson and Staffan Steineck

5 On the Sustainability of Conventional, Organic and Integrated Farming Systems

Angelija Bučiene

6 Perspectives for Sustainable Development of Agricultural and Rural Areas

Piotr Prus

7 Sustainable Development and Sustainable Agriculture – Russian Definitions

Evgeny Krasnov and Hava Zaburaeva

8 Leaching Losses of Nitrogen from Agricultural Soils in the Baltic Sea Area

Arne Gustafson

9 Phosphorus Load from Agricultural Land to the Baltic Sea

Barbro Ulén, Faruk Djodjic, Angelija Bučiene and Audrone Mašauskiene

10 Agricultural Nutrient Management in the Great Lakes Region

Gregory McIsaac

11 Regulations for Protection of Groundwater and Surface Waters in Agricultural Areas

Thomas E. Davenport

12 Soil Sulphur Problems and Management

Audrone Mašauskiene and Vytas Mašauskas

13 Soil Potassium Problems and Management

Audrone Mašauskiene and Vytas Mašauskas

14 Reduced Input of Nutrients on Farms

Stefan Bäckman

15 Management of Manure on the Farm – One of the Keys to the Future

Christine Jakobsson and Staffan Steineck

16 Techniques for Application of Manure to Land

Allan Kaasik

17 Sanitisation Treatment Reduces the Biosecurity Risk when Recycling Manure and Biowaste

Ann Albihn, Karin Nyberg, Jakob Ottoson and Björn Vinnerås

18 Environmental Effects of Cattle Rearing and Milk Production

Vladimir Surovtsev and Julia Nikulina

19 Economic Analysis of Environmentally Safe Technologies in Agriculture

Vladimir Surovtsev, Tujana Burkhieva and Mikhail Ponomarev

20 Sewage Sludge Management in Relation to EU-requirements

Ola Palm and Christine Jakobsson

21 Land Application of Biosolids by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Albert E. Cox, Thomas C. Granato and Louis Kollias 

22 Phosphorus Recycling Using Residues from Bioenergy Production

Bettina Eichler Löbermann

23 Pesticides in the Environment and Risk Assessment

Lennart Torstensson

24 Key Issues for Reducing Pesticide Transport to Surface Waters

Jenny Kreuger and Eskil Nilsson

25 Risk Assessments for Pests and Diseases of Field Crops, especially Forecasting and Warning Systems

Roland Sigvald

26 Reducing the Impact of Agriculture and Horticulture on the Environment

Uladzimir Kapitsa

27 Biological Control

Peter Tóth

28 Soil Compaction

Laura Alakukku

29 Ploughless Tillage in Long- and Short-term Experiments

Johan Arvidsson, Ararso Etana, Åsa Myrbeck and Tomas Rydberg

30 Effects of Lime and Fertilisers on Soil Phosphate Contents

Liudmila Tripolskaja 

31 Soil Erosion

Benediktas Jankauskas

32 Soil Acidification

Marija Eidukevičiene

33 Carbon Flows and Sustainable Agriculture

Thomas Kätterer

34 Sustainable Agriculture and Climate: Saving Soils with Biochar

Lars D. Hylander and Folke Günther

35 Contamination of Agricultural Soils with Heavy Metals

Marina Efremova and Alexandra Izosimova

36 Contamination of Agricultural Soils with Radionuclides

Marina Efremova and Alexandra Izosimova

37 Consumer Demands: Organic Agriculture

Magdaléna Lacko-Bartošová

38 Consumer Demands: Sustainable and Organic Agriculture in the Great Lakes Region

Michelle Wander

39 Consumer Demands: Feeding in Organic Farming

Ragnar Leming

40 Producing High Quality Feed – Grassland Management

Rein Viiralt and Are Selge 

41 Relationship between Livestock Nutrition and Excreted Nitrogen and Phosphorus Content

Allan Kaasik

42 What is Animal Welfare and How is it Assessed?

David Arney

43 Animal Minds – Do Animals have Emotional Lives?

Jaak Panksepp

44 Contemporary Issues in Farm Animal Housing and Management – Cattle Housing and Welfare

David Arney and Andres Aland

45 Contemporary Issues in Farm Animal Housing and Management – Swine

Bo Algers

46 Contemporary Issues in Farm Animal Housing and Management – Poultry Well-being

Ruth C. Newberry

47 Humane Transport and Slaughter of Farm Animals

David Arney and Andres Aland

48 Monitoring Animal Welfare at Slaughterhouses

Charlotte Berg

49 Can Farm Animal Welfare Standards be Compatible with Free Trade?

Michael C. Appleby

50 An Opinion on the Role of Ethics in Modern Animal Production Systems

Bernard Rollin

51 Risk Assessment Methodology and Identification of Animal-based Indicators to Assess Animal Welfare at Farm Level

Oriol Ribó and Harry Blokhuis 

52 Maintaining and Promoting Biodiversity

Alexander Fehér, Lydia Končeková, Michael Glemnitz, Gert Berger, Holger Pfeffer and Iryna Herzon

53 Occupational Health and Safety in Agriculture

Markus Pyykkönen and Bob Aherin

54 An Evaluation of Climate Change Effects on Crop Production

Henrik Eckersten, Lars Andersson, Fredrik Holstein, Birgitta Mannerstedt Fogelfors, Elisabet Lewan, Roland Sigvald, Bengt Torssell and Stig Karlsson 

55 Economic and Business Principles for Farm Management

John Sumelius

56 Conditions for Effective Operation of Farms

Galina Bulgakova

57 Agricultural Cooperation – From Past to Present

Svetlana Golovina

58 Agricultural Education and Extension

Mikhail Moskalev, Valery Belyakov and Alexandra Izosimova

59 Agriculture in Kaliningrad

Gennady Fedorov and Evgene Krasnov

60 How to Change Behaviour – Carrots and Sticks

John Sumelius and Stefan Bäckman

61 Focus on Nutrients – Home Visits, Training and InformationChristine Jakobsson


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