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The importance of including soil carbon changes, ecotoxicity and biodiversity impacts in environmental life cycle assessments of organic and conventional milk in Western Europe
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019-01-04)
Estimates of soil carbon changes, biodiversity and ecotoxicity have often been missing from life cycle assessment based studies of organic dairy products, despite evidence that the impacts of organic and conventional ...
Freshwater ecotoxicity assessment of pesticide use in crop production: Testing the influence of modeling choices
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018-10-28)
Pesticides help to control weeds, pests, and diseases contributing, therefore, to food availability. However, pesticide fractions not reaching the intended target may have adverse effects on the environment and the field ...
Environmental accounting of closed-loop maize production scenarios: Manure as fertilizer and inclusion of catch crops
(Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2019-04-09)
The agri-food sector has moved towards a more linear production economy, partly caused by worldwide food demand. One clear example is the intensification of livestock production, with consequent manure-management and ...