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I strongly believe that with good management in the right environment, livestock can complement a cropping enterprise in a number of ways and vice versa... The Environment Conventional cropping systems in the Central USA have low levels of biological diversity and rely heavily on synthetic fertilisers and herbicides... An experiment run over 10 years by Texas Tech University USA, has shown that an integrated crop/forage/livestock system compared with a cotton monoculture has decreased nitrogen use by 40% and lowered irrigation water use by 25% whilst maintaining similar profitability between the two systems...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Aquaculture systems incorporating abalone and seaweeds A report for By Adam Butterworth 2009 Nuffield Scholar.. The potential for seaweeds to improve water quality parameters could be of equal or greater value than the potential of seaweed as a feed source... To improve water quality parameters such as oxygen levels, a relatively low quantity of seaweed is required as a ratio to the abalone component...
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