Air pollution from agricultural land use
Other Names: Air pollutants arising from farming practices
Incidence: Combustion of agricultural waste is a major source of air pollution, releasing considerable emissions of carbon dioxide and particulate matter, and has little productive use other than getting rid of the waste. (Traditional reliance on smoke as a natural fumigant, heat as a sterilizer of soil, or the ashes as fertilizer have largely been replaced by the use of agrochemicals).
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 28.03.2016 – 18:41 CEST