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- Knight, Scott Stephen; Locke, Martin Anderson; Smith Jr., Sammie
- Soil and Water Research 2013 v.8 no.3 pp. 113
- agricultural land; agricultural runoff; agricultural watersheds; alluvial plains; best management practices; conservation practices; conservation tillage; cover crops; farms; fish; groundwater; groundwater contamination; herbicide residues; herbicides; losses from soil; nitrate nitrogen; nonpoint source pollution; oxbow lakes; phosphorus; plankton; pollutants; pollution control; riparian areas; sediment transport; sediment yield; sediments; water quality; Mississippi River; United States
- ... Globally, agricultural lands are considered to major sources of nonpoint source pollutants such as sediment, pesticides and nutrients in the United States. While conservation practices have been tested for their effectiveness in reducing agricultural related pollutants on test plot scales, they typically have not been evaluated on a farm watershed scale nor have they been evaluated in terms of the ...