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Record number 362312
Title Ammonia, the case of The Netherlands
Author(s) Starmans, D.A.J.; Hoek, K.W. van der
Source Wageningen : Wageningen Academic Publishers - ISBN 9789086860289 - 201
Department(s) Livestock Research
Publication type Book or proceedings aimed at a professional audience (editor)
Publication year 2007
Keyword(s) ammoniak - emissie - dierlijke meststoffen - dierhouderij - dierlijke productie - huisvesting, dieren - inventarisaties - toedieningswijzen - landbouwbeleid - verontreiniging - reductie - nederland - ammonia - emission - animal manures - animal husbandry - animal production - animal housing - inventories - application methods - agricultural policy - pollution - reduction - netherlands
Categories Animal Husbandry and Environment / Environmental Pollution
Abstract This book aims to provide a full overview of all ammonia emission related aspects of animal husbandry in the Netherlands. Besides the background information as described above, it includes a technical and practical inventory of emission sources from cattle, pig, and poultry housings, followed by a listing of government approved housing systems and manure application techniques that have been measured according to standard protocols to quantify the on-farm decrease of ammonia emissions. For both traditional and low emission systems a list of emission factors is included. By presenting common practices in the Netherlands, this book also informs other EU countries about our ongoing insights regarding Dutch regulations, measurement protocols, abatement techniques and interpretation of measured farm-scale data to national emission values. In this way it will contribute to directing the development of livestock production throughout the EU member states towards a healthy and more sustainable future.
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