Cepuder


Die Bodenkultur - Journal for Land Management, Food and Environment

P. CEPUDER, Ch. SAILER and M. TULLER:

Field testing sites for the evaluation of nitrate leaching in agricultural areas

Summary

Today the agriculture more and more is accussed to be one of the greatest causers of the groundwater pollution. The Institute of Rural Water Resources Management has evolved an experimental plant to messure the dimension of the pollution. In this way the groundwater contamination with nitrate can be registred in little and great areas. The construction and technical outfit of such plants are described.

Key words: agriculture, nitrate, leaching, lysimeter.